Africa handball tourney called off

Kenya handball national team train at Nyayo

Kenya national handball team William Malui (left) and Rashid Ingwela tackle Brian Mathews (right) during their training session at Nyayo National Stadium on January 9, 2020 ahead of Olympics qualifiers. 

Photo credit: File | Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • This is after Confederation of Africa Handball (CAHB) in a letter addressed to national federations of participating teams, called off the event that was scheduled for January 15 to 23 in Morocco
  • Nation Sport understands that CAHB took the decision to postpone the event after receiving a petition from Nigeria protesting the outcome of the draw
  • CAHB have however cancelled the draw and a new one will be conducted in June

The 25th edition of the African Men’s Senior Handball Nations Cup has been moved to June 22-July 2 in Morocco.

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