African Men's Handball Championship

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The African Handball Nations Championship is the official competition for senior national handball teams of Africa, and takes place every two years. In addition to crowning the African champions, the tournament also serves as a qualifying tournament for the Olympic Games and for World Handball Championship. Started in 1974, it is the oldest continental handball competition. The current champions are Egypt, who won the 2022 tournament in Egypt.

Quick facts: Sport, Founded, Inaugural season, No. of team...
African Men's Handball Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2022 African Men's Handball Championship
Inaugural season1974
No. of teams12
ContinentCAHB (Africa)
Most recent
Flag_of_Egypt.svg Egypt (8th title)
Most titlesFlag_of_Tunisia.svg Tunisia (10 titles)

Only three countries have won the tournament. Tunisia, winner of the first edition, has won the title a record ten times. Egypt, with eight titles, and Algeria, with seven titles, are the only two other teams to have won the competition.

Both Morocco and Algeria were banned from hosting the African Handball Championship in 2022 and 2024, Egypt were chosen to host the tournaments instead.[1][2]

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