Angola

Road to Egypt 2021: Angola booked their place in Egypt 2021 after coming fourth in the 2020 African Men’s Handball Championship

History: Angola have made only four appearances in the World Championship, as the team’s best performance was in 2005, when they ranked 20th.

Coach: Filipe Cruz

Squad List: TBD

Nickname: Palancas Negras

Angola have been one of the top teams in Africa in recent years. They head to Egypt 2021 with an experienced team, as they reached the semi-finals of the African Championship three times in 2016, 2018, and 2020, taking third place on two occasions.

Angola booked their place in Egypt 2021 after coming fourth in the 2020 African Handball Championship.

Angola earned a surprise 24-23 upset against powerhouse Qatar in the 2019 World Championship, their fourth-ever appearance in the tournament. Their best finish was in 2005, when they came 20th.

Most of the Angolan squad play for domestic teams in the capital, Luanda.

 

Photo Credit: CAHB