President of the Cameroon Handball Federation, Raymond Mbita Mvaebeme places his mandate under the sign of recovery. "We want to have more dynamism in our area. And Cameroon is positioned as the country that can bring new blood to boost activities," he said. His program is based on three pillars: organization, training and competitions.
The country has so far played three finals at the Senior Women’s Handball Africa Cup of Nations out of 23. The first in 1979, the second in 1987 and the third in 2004. Known of these outings was fruitful enough for the handball lionesses to lift up the trophy.
African Championship. Appearances. 15 ( First in 1974) Best result. 2nd ( 1974) Last updated on Unknown. The Cameroon national handball team is the national handball team of Cameroon .
Traditional sports in Cameroon include canoe racing, swimming, tug of war, and wrestling. Wrestling has featured in the initiation rites and other ceremonies of ethnic groups such as the Bakweri and the Duala. However, in modern times, sports such as basketball, boxing, cycling, handball, netball, caber toss, and table tennis have become popular.
Congo comes to Cameroon this time around as one of the favourites with four trophies in the African Women’s Handball Championship. Host in Group C, Congo won the titles in 1979, 1981, 1983 and 1985. Tunisia is a three-time champion in the years 1974, 76 and 2016
Cameroon 2021 will go down in the history books of the Madagascan Handball Federation (MHF), a member of the IHF since 1970, as it is the first time a team from the island nation will appear at a CAHB continental championship in Africa at any level or in either gender and the only time the nation has appeared at a world championship was at the 1977 IHF Men’s Junior World Championship in Sweden.
Handball has origins from many different countries. By the late 19th century, handball was being played in Germany, Scandinavia, Czech Republic, and Ukraine. The first evidence of handball goes back to long before, however. The women of the Roman Empire played a game similar to handball, which they called expulsim ludere.
Brief History of Handball. The game of Handball was founded at the end of the 19 th century in the northern parts of Europe, specifically in Germany and in Scandinavia. But the modern game of Handball was carved in 1917 in Germany and since then it has gone through several amendments as well. The first ever International Handball game for men ...