Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:13 - Updated Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:12
Handball: Angola's 5th presence at world cup guaranteed
Luanda - Angola's senior men national team of handball will participate for the fifth time in a world championship in their history, after the squad secured this Monday their qualification for the 27th edition of the cup, scheduled for January 2021 in Egypt, with eight more competitors in relation to the 24 from the last events.
Send by email
To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send
To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send
African handball championship
Photo: cedida pela FAAND
The Angola's debut at the world event happened in 2005 in an African country (Tunisia), where the country ranked 20th, among 24 participants, followed by the 2007 championship, in Germany, where they occupied the 21st position.
In 2017 in France, the national team had the worst performance, having been placed 24th and last position.
In their last presence in 2019, in joint organisation between Denmark and Germany, the Angolan team fell in 23rd position, among 24 competitors.
Entitled to five places, in view of the increase to 32 participants, Africa will be represented by six teams in the next World Cup, as the hosts (Egypt) have already secured their presence.
- 21/01/2020 13:24:40
Luanda - Angola's senior men handball team Monday progressed to the semi-finals after beating DR Congo 30-25 in the African Championship, underway in Tunisia.
- 20/01/2020 11:15:44
Luanda - The Angolan senior males handball team beat Gabon's counterpart by 31-26 last Sunday, in a match for the third and final round of Group B of the African Nations Championship, which takes place in Tunisia.
- 17/01/2020 17:07:25
Luanda - The Danish coach Morten Soubak left the leading of the 1º de Agosto senior female handball team to hold a new project of the club.