Egypt crowned champions of the U-20 Men’s African Handball Championship

August 28, 2022

Egypt’s Junior Handball team won the African Championship in Rwanda after defeating its Algerian counterpart, 35-15 in the final played on Saturday, the 27th August.

The young pharaohs remained the better side from the start and led with 16-06 at the break.

The 35-15 win over Algeria meant Egyptian team are crowned the champions of the Men’s  African Juniors Handball Championship for a record 13th time in 19 participations.

They qualified for the final by defeating their Angolan counterpart, 24-33, in the framework of the semi-finals of the African Championship.

The bronze medal match saw Tunisia beating Angola 24-22 at the Bk Arena.

All four top teams secured their places in the next summer’s World Junior Handball Championship to be jointly hosted in Germany and Greece.

Final Ranking of the U-20 Men’s African Handball Championship

1. Egypt
2. Algeria
3. Tunisia
4. Angola
5. Morocco
6. Libya
7. Congo
8. Rwanda