Tunisia national women’s handball team defeated Guinea’s 30-27 (first half: 15-12) at a 2021 African Women’s Handball Championship Group A day-1 game played Wednesday in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
Earlier, Senegal beat Madagascar 42-16 as part of the same group.
The national team are playing Madagascar on Friday and runners-up in the last edition Senegal on Sunday.
The competition involves 11 teams divided into three groups.
Group B is composed of Cameroon (host country), DR Congo, 3rd in the last edition, Nigeria and Kenya, while Group C is formed of teams from Angola, Congo and Cape Verde.
The 24th edition, which will continue until June 18, is qualifier for the World Women’s Handball Championship scheduled from December 2 to 19 in Spain.
Group A results
Senegal – Madagascar 42-16
Tunisia – Guinea 30-27
Playing Friday, June 11:
1400: Madagascar – Tunisia
1800: Guinea – Senegal
Playing Sunday, June 13:
1400: Guinea – Madagascar
1600: Tunisia – Senegal
Source: TAP News Agency