Luanda - The Angolan Federation of Handball was awarded "Best African Federation" during an electoral ordinary assembly held in Burkina Faso between 2 and 8 October.
The selection based on the deeds achieved and development of the projects on the sport in the country and African continent.
During the above forum, Pedro Godinho, the outgoing president of the Angolan Handball Federation, was re-elected to top post of the Organising Committee of Competitions (COC) and member of the International Handball Federation (IHF), according to the information released by the continental institution.
Thus, the Beninese Manserou Aremou was re-elected president of the African Handball Confederation, while the Nigerian Lan Gloover and Egyptian El Belthagi went to the vice-presidents.
In their turn, Charles Ombakou (Congo) and August Dogbo (Togo) hold the posts of general secretary and treasurer , respectively.
Pedro Godinho will remain in these two organs until 2016, the end of the next Olympic.
Over the past 20 years, Angola keeps the hegemony in women category of handball in Africa and is part of the top 5 in men class.
So in the management of the current team the country has consolidated the levels achieved and also seeks improvements in world competitions and Olympics.