Sun, 20 Sep 2015 11:01 - Updated Sun, 20 Sep 2015 11:01
AllAfrica Games: Men's handball team win silver medal
Brazzaville - The Angolan senior males handball team won a silver medal of the All-Africa Games taking place in Congo Brazzaville, after losing last Saturday to Egypt by 23-25, in extra-time period.
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All-Africa Games2015, taking place in Congo Brazzaville
The Angolan senior males handball team had already won a silver medal at the 2011 All-Africa Games held in Mozambique, having at the time lost to Egypt as well (20-24).
Last Saturday’s game was all along balanced, with the Angolan athletes taking the lead of the score from time to time, but not managing to be ahead for long, as well as missed many shots to the opponent’s goal.
After a 20-20 draw in the normal time, the match was decided in the extra-time period, with the Egyptian Athletes taking advantage of their better and stronger physical form.
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