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Holders Angola qualifies for Africa Women’s Handball Championship semi-final

By Beng Emmanuel

Angola women’s national handball team face Tunisia in the semi-final of the on-going senior Women’s handball African Cup of Nations in Yaounde, Cameroon after they became the first nation to qualify for the last four.

In the other quarter-final clash, Tunisia defeated Guinea 27-20 to set-up an epic semi-final clash with 13-time champions Angola.

The victory also means the Pearls of Angola and Tunisia are the first two nations to qualify for the 2021 World Women’s Handball Championship in Spain. The tournament which will feature the expanded 32 team format including four African nations is slated to run from the 2-19 of December.

In the other quarter-finals games this Tuesday, Congo takes on Senegal and Nigeria challenge host Cameroon.

The winners of these games will join Angola and Tunisia in the semi-final and as well as qualify for the 2021 World Women’s Handball Championship in Spain.

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