At the last 3 decades back, Angola defeated Senegal 19-14 to acquire their second straight gold medal in the Championship and its own 10th in 11 variations.
This moment, Angola begin in Group C which is presently a set of three after the withdrawal of Algeria.
They're set to confront 2018 quarter-finalists the Republic of the Congo - that made the podium in 2008 if they won bronze - and debutants Cape Verde.
On this event, DR Congo conquered them 33-22, but Cameroon will search for a better effect on home land.
Reigning runners-up Senegal are in Group A with 2014 winners Tunisia and will be combined by debutants Madagascar along with the coming Guinea, that have attained the quarter-finals in all three of the looks.
The best two teams at the 3 classes will be eligible automatically for the knockout stages, together with both third-placed teams with the best record linking them.
This rivalry was supposed to occur from December 2 to 12 final year, but has been postponed as a result of this COVID-19 pandemic.
The Championship is scheduled to finish on June 18, also will behave as a qualifying tournament for its 2021 World Women's Handball Championship.
The best four teams will qualify for the contest in Spain later this season.