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Africa Handball Clubs Championship: Bright Start For FAP Handball Ladies

FAP women’s handball team have begun the competition on a good footing. They beat GSP of Algeria 27-20 in their first outing at the ongoing 39th edition of the African Handball Club championship in Hammamet, Tunisia. At half time FAP were leading the encounter 17-07. FAP ladies have thus secured their first two points in the competition. FAP women’s handball team finished second in the competition last year.

This year, the team left the country with the objective of winning the trophy. In the other matches Primeo of Angola beat HC Vainqueur of DR Congo 27-15, Bandaman HC of Côte d’Ivoire outplayed AS Fax of Tunisia 37-42 and ABO-Sport of Congo beat Africa Sport of Côte d’Ivoire 39-26. The other Cameroonian representative in the competition, TKC Yaounde, left the country on Saturday October 21, 2017 for Tunisia to take part in the competition. TKC left the country without four of the main players due to visa requirements.

In the men’s competition JSK D.R. Congo beat Esperance Sportive of Tunis 25-32, Al Ittihad Libya lost to Zamalek of Egypt 19-39, Al Ahly of Egypt beat HC OKA of D.R. Congo 33-12, Caiman Congo humbled APR Handball Club of Rwanda 42-19 and Phoenix of Gabon lost to Widad Smara 24-25. The two Cameroonian teams in the men’s category, FAP Handball Club and FANZ Hanball Club both of Yaounde were expected to begin the competition yesterday. FAP played against Caiman Congo while FANZ took on Hammamet of Tunisia at 6:00 p.m. At press time yesterday the matches were still going on.

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