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Men’s Handball AFCON: Nigeria Lose To Algeria, Crash Out Of Rio Olympics Race

Men’s Handball AFCON: Nigeria Lose To Algeria, Crash Out Of Rio Olympics Race

By James Agberebi:

Nigeria men's handball team have crashed out of the 2016 African Men's Handball AFCON after losing their final group game 31-23 to Algeria.


The game which was played on Tuesday, saw the Nigerian team automatically lose out in the race for a place at Rio Olympics and the 2017 World Handball Championship.

The result lives Nigeria fifth on the final group stand.

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They will now take on Kenya in a classification game on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, the quarter-final pairings of the 2016 Men's Handball AFCON are: Angola against Morocco, Tunisia taking on Cameroon, Algeria battling DR congo and hosts Egypt squaring off against Congo Brazzaville.

All the quarter-final games will kick-off on Wednesday.


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  • GEINE PIRES AGUIRRA 5 years ago

    Por favor , preciso realizar  trabalho escolar sobre o handball da Nigéria, informações  sobre  , investimento no esporte , incentivo do país no esporte, quantas vezes participou de olimpiadas no handball, numero de medalhas, tudo sobre a nigéria no handball.