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African U21 handball championship: Algeria beat Mali 49-19

APS - 16 September 2016

BAMAKO (Mali)- Algerian U-21 men's handball national team beat its Malian counterpart 49-19 on Thursday, the third day of African Nations Championship  (CAN-2016) in Mali's capital, Bamako.

This is the Algerian squad's second win at the continental event after their victory over Morocco (39-22) on Tuesday.

The national team has lost only to Egypt (21-28), on Sunday, the first day of the championship.

The tournament, in which six nations are competing, is a qualifier for the world championship 2017, to take place in Algiers.

Algeria is automatically qualified for the world event, being the host country.