January 28, 2022

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Handball CAN postponed in Morocco

Handball CAN postponed in Morocco

The African Handball Confederation (CAHB) announced on Thursday, December 9, the postponement of the African Cup of Nations. Handball Senior men, scheduled for January 13-23, 2022 in Guelmim, Morocco.

Algeria, the seven-time African champion, is Decided to boycott As the tournament is likely to schedule matches in the occupied Sahravi city of Lao.

The postponement was made the day after the lot drawing took place in Abidjan, C కోట్te d’Ivoire, and the CAHB will explain it through appeals from participating countries.

“Following an appeal to the Secretariat of the African Handball Confederation (CAHB) following the draw, the Executive Committee met on Thursday, December 9, 2021 in an extraordinary session by videoconference to postpone the 25th Cup of the African Nations. Seniors Men, after January 2022, “refers to the African body on its website, the Council of the Confederation” promises in-depth examination of the file on December 28, 2021 in its scheduled session. Attentive follow-up ”.

The press release did not specify the nature of the appeals and their authors. Algeria’s absence is a blow to the competition, having lost one of the African handball tournaments, losing only one of the 24 tournaments he has hosted so far, first in 1974.

Greens has won the trophy seven times. Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria have won all the competing CANs and no other country has played in the final since 1983. Knowing that the CAHB did not mention this in its press release, observers are wondering why the deportation of Algeria is not in this postponement. Health causes of the Kovid-19 epidemic.

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