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Women’s Handball African Championship draw revealed

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Posted on June 30, 2016

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CAHB website

Egypt’s Women’s Team has been placed in Group B of the 2016 Women’s African Championship, which serves as qualifying for the World Cup.

The tournament will take place in from December 2 to December 11. It acts as a qualification stage for 2017 World Women’s Championship. The top three teams of the African Championship will secure their places in Germany next year.

Looking for their first ever title, the Egyptian national team have been drawn in Group B alongside Kenya, Congo, Algeria and Tunisia, who won the latest edition in 2014.

The host nation Angola, who are also the most successful team in the history of the competition with 11 titles, will have to play in Group A beside DR Congo, Cameroon, Senegal and Ivory Coast.

The Egyptian Women National Team have never managed to win the African title despite hosting the tournament four times before (1983, 1991, 2004 and 2010).

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