2010 African Championships wrap up

In the Men’s final Tunisia beat hosts Egypt, 24-21. Tunisia’s trio of French League stars led the way. Heykel Megannem (St Raphael) had 5 goals while Wissem Hman and Tej Issam of Montpellier had 4 each. For Egypt, Ahmed El-Ahmar had 6 goals and Hussein Zaky added 5. Ahmed El-Ahmar of Egypt was the leading scorer for the tournament and was also selected as best player. Tunisia, Egypt, and Algeria qualified for the Men's World Championships in Sweden (January 2011)

In the Women’s Final Angola held off Tunisia 31-30. Kiala Luis led Angola in scoring with 9 goals, while Khouildi Ines, who plays for the French club, Mios, also scored 9 for Tunisia. Mouna Chebbah of Tunisia, who plays for Danish side Esbjerg was selected as the outstanding women’s player for the tournament. Angola, Tunisia and Cote d'Ivoire qualifed for the Women's World Championships (December 2011)

Technical Committee Individual Awards: http://www.handball2010.com/2010/details_news.php?recordID=57

Men’s Final Ranking
1) Tunisia
2) Egypt
3) Algeria
4) Democratic Republic of Congo
5) Angola
6) Morocco
7) Nigeria
8 ) Congo
9) Gabon
10) Cameroon
11) Libya
12) Cote d'Ivoire

Women’s Final Ranking
1) Angola
2) Tunisia
3) Cote d'Ivoire
4) Algeria
5) Congo
6) Egypt
7) Cameroon
8 ) Democratic Republic of Congo