Nigeria put up a wonderful display against Cameroon 3-1 (18-25, 25-21, 28-26, 25-16) in the first semifinals match while Egypt beat Tunisia 3-0(25-20, 25-19, 25-14) on Thursday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nigerian teams won 27 gold medals, 27 silver and 22 bronze medals.
The 25th edition of the African Men’s Handball Championship, which begins from today through July 19, 2022, will serve as the African qualifying tournament for the 2023 World Men’s Handball Championship in Poland and Sweden.
The court, Tuesday, also gave a life sentence, which is 25 years in Egypt, to 56 militants and a 15-year-jail term to 52 others convicted of the same crimes.
Obi, who left Nigeria on Tuesday on the three-day visit, shared photos of him at the airport on his verified Twitter page.
The result meant the Pharaohs started off their qualification to next year’s Africa Cup of Nations on a victorious note.
According to CAF’s official website, “the draw will be conducted at 13h00 Cairo time (11h00 GMT) live on CAF digital pages.”
The seminar cum training takes place from May 22 to 24 with the competition manager while the umpires’ training and examination will hold from May 25 to 28 at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.
FIFA, however, did not order the replays requested by Algeria and Egypt, while the two of them and Morocco have been handed fines.
Egypt’s Mohamed El-Dawlatly is the competition manager while Africa’s most experienced female referee Genevieve Lentz of South Africa will handle proceedings at the continental elite tournament.
Defender Tumininu Adeshina had flashed a shot into the side-netting in the 13th minute before team’s leading scorer Opeyemi Ajakaiye drew applause with a snap shot after chesting the ball outside the eighteen-yard box. But the ball was slightly off target.
The result meant they lost out on qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup billed for Qatar in November and December.
Ciss was incredibly unlucky when a shot from Mohamed Salah was pushed on to the bar by Edouard Mendy before striking the defender and going into the net.
With 50 athletes and officials, the Egyptians, who are scheduled to arrive Tuesday evening, has the highest delegation in the five-day championship holding at the Festival Hotel, Festac Town, Lagos but they are billed to face strong challenge in fellow north Africans, Algeria while South Africa also pose some threats.
In the purported video, Primate Ayodele was heard saying that Senegal has 78 minutes of the match to defeat the Egyptians.
As a precautionary measure, all participating nations must undergo a Covid-19 supervised by Confederation of African Football (CAF), 48 hours before any game.
Egypt reached the AFCON final after beating hosts Cameroon 3-1 in the semi-final to book a spot in the final against Senegal. The Teranga Lions, on the other hand, had to beat Burkina Faso 3-1 to reach their third ever final.
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Recall that Egypt scaled through to the final of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating hosts Cameroon 3-1 in a penalty shootout
Eto’o, who is now president of Cameroon’s Football Federation, made the comment to his team in a video published on social media.