Women’s national handball team end preparation in Portugal

Luanda - The National Female Handball Team ended the pre-competition preparation in Portugal with two wins and three defeats, ahead of their participation in the African Nations Cup, set to happen from 8 to 18 June in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

 

For 12 days, the national team, led by head-coach Filipe Cruz, played friendly games  with men's teams with wins  over 1º de Maio (30-23), Seismarias (33-29) and were defeated twice by Dom Fuas team (28-30 ) and (26-28). 

 

According to a source from the Angolan Handball Federation, the national team left Portugal at 5 am this Saturday for Yaoundé, stage of the event, where on the 9th they will have their debut game, namely with Cape Verde (group C), at 4 pm. 

 

The defending champions close the group stage on June 13 before Congo Brazzaville national team, at 6 pm, after the withdrawal of their Algerian counterpart. 

 

Check bellow the summoned national team players: 

Teresa Almeida "Bá", Helena de Sousa and Paulina da Silva (goalkeeper), Albertina Kassoma, Liliana Venâncio (pivots), Helena Paulo, Isabel Guialo "Belinha" and Marília Quizelete "Inglesa" (centrals), Juliana Machado, Carolina Morais, Natália Kamalandua, Wilma da Silva, Natália Bernardo and Dalva Peres (wings ), Wuta Dombaxi, Aznaide Carlos, Stélvia Pascoal and Magda Cazanga (sides). 

 

Group A is comprised by Senegal, Tunisia, Guinea and Madagascar, while group B is comprised by Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Nigeria and Kenya. 

 

 

For 12 days, the national team, led by head-coach Filipe Cruz, played friendly games  with men's teams with wins  over 1º de Maio (30-23), Seismarias (33-29) and were defeated twice by Dom Fuas team (28-30 ) and (26-28). 

 

According to a source from the Angolan Handball Federation, the national team left Portugal at 5 am this Saturday for Yaoundé, stage of the event, where on the 9th they will have their debut game, namely with Cape Verde (group C), at 4 pm. 

 

The defending champions close the group stage on June 13 before Congo Brazzaville national team, at 6 pm, after the withdrawal of their Algerian counterpart. 

 

Check bellow the summoned national team players: 

Teresa Almeida "Bá", Helena de Sousa and Paulina da Silva (goalkeeper), Albertina Kassoma, Liliana Venâncio (pivots), Helena Paulo, Isabel Guialo "Belinha" and Marília Quizelete "Inglesa" (centrals), Juliana Machado, Carolina Morais, Natália Kamalandua, Wilma da Silva, Natália Bernardo and Dalva Peres (wings ), Wuta Dombaxi, Aznaide Carlos, Stélvia Pascoal and Magda Cazanga (sides). 

 

Group A is comprised by Senegal, Tunisia, Guinea and Madagascar, while group B is comprised by Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Nigeria and Kenya.