2007 All-Africa Games

2007 All-Africa Games

2007 All-Africa Games

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The 9th All-Africa Games took place between 11 and 23 July 2007 in Algiers, the capital city of Algeria. Algiers is the first city to hold All-Africa Games for a second time. The 1978 All-Africa Games were held there. Besides Algeria, only Nigeria has hosted the event twice, but with different host cities.

Competitions

The following 24 sports were competed:



Paralympic sports:
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Goalball


Three disciplines, Baseball, Softball and Field hockey were dropped by the hosts, since these sports are hardly played in Algeria and consequently lack suitable facilities Vanguard, 16 December 2006: . The hockey competition would have doubled as qualifier for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, thus African Hockey Federation organised a separate olympic qualifying tournament in Nairobi, Kenya, held simultaneously with the All-Africa Games Ghana Hockey Association, 20 April 2007: .

Water Polo was not competed due to lack of teams Mail & Guardian, 9 July 2007: . It was supposed to be an Olympic qualifier.

Medals

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References



External links

  • http://www.coja2007.dz (in French)
  • http://alger2007.acnoa.info/ (french/English)









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