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Egypt Open Crowned Champions
What a thrilling final both South Africa and Egypt offered us ! It was a matter of a couple of IMPs !

On behalf of the African Bridge Federation, I would like to congratulate Egypt for winning the competition and the prestigious title of Africa Champions and to South Africa who led the Round Robins during five days. Both great teams will represent Zone 8 next year at the Bermuda Bowl. ( ABF President : Bernard Pascal )

Egypt Open Team ( Winner )

Walid ELAHMADY

Tarek SADEK

Ahmed SAMIR

Reda AMIRY

Baher AHMED

Hussein SHERIF

 

South Africa Open Team ( Runner-up )

Alon APTEKER

Craig GOWER

Andrew CRUISE  -  Tim COPE

Hennie FICK

Neville EBER

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Egypt Ladies achieved the title

What a “high-speed pursuit” between Egypt and Morocco Ladies ! Amazing battle between two teams for the title and, I must admit, a battle which delighted many kibitzers and me.  On behalf of the ABF I would like to congratulate Egypt for winning our prestigious Zonal title and, likewise, Morocco, for qualifying to the World “Venice Cup” Teams (together with Egypt) championship in Italy next year. Very well done to both Teams and hard luck to South Africa and Tunisia ( ABF President : Bernard Pascal )

  

Egypt Women Team ( Winner )

Mohamed Serour

(NPC)

Nadia Taymour Nessrine HAMDY Hoda SOLIMAN Dina ELAWADY Nada WATTAR

Marguerite HOMSY

 

Morocco Women Team ( Runner-up )
Fatim LAHLOU
(PC)
Khadija MARRAKCHI Farida GUERRAOUI Hayat HACHIMI Marie Claire OHANA Catherine  T kint

 

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PAS DE DEUX SANS TROIS


Today, Egypt has continued their winning sequence and confirmed the old adage (or dictum): “Pas de deux sans trois” by bearing the palm with their third golden victory in the Mixed Teams.On behalf of the African Bridge Federation, I would like to congratulate Egypt and Tunisia for their qualification to the World Teams Mixed Championships next year in Italy ... ( ABF President : Bernard Pascal )

Egypt Mixed Team ( Winner )

Gamal Abbas

(NPC)

Maud Khouri Somaya Wahdan Manal Sallam Mohamed Heshmat Ahmed Harb

Moaz Hammam

 

Tunisia Mixed Team ( Runner-up )

Abdeljelil TRABELSI

Ferdaous TRABELSI Moncef DAGHMOURI Hedia BACCAR Meriem DORAI Hassouna ABDELMALEK

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Moroccan Seniors retain the African title

The defending Champion (Casablanca 2019) has insisted to retain the "Africa Champion" title by winning the gold medal in the Seniors category (twice in a row) ... ( ABF President : Bernard pascal )

Morocco Seniors Team ( Winner )
Said BERRADA Abdelkamel RERHAYE Abdellaah
El GHRARI        
Jean Hayet Guy CAMBOURNAC Khalil BENSOUDA

 

Egypt Senior Team ( Runner-up )

Ashraf Wahdan

Mohamed Tanboli Ayman Azzam Mohamed El Baz Amr Farrag Adel El Kordy

 

 

Member Countries

Country

Organization

Membership

Status

1 Botswana Botswana Bridge Federation

BtBF

860

OK

2 Egypt Egyptian Bridge Federation

EBF

230

OK

3 Kenya Kenya Bridge Association

KBA

200

OK

4 Morocco Fédération Royale Marocaine de Bridge

FRMB

300

OK

5 Reunion District de Bridge de la Réunion

DBR

208

OK

6 South Africa South Africa Bridge Federation

SABF

2,595

OK

7 Tunisia Fédération Tunisienne de Bridge

FTB

242

OK

8 Zambia Zambia Bridge Federation

ZBF

28

OK

ABF Executive Council

♠ ♠  Mr. BERNARD PASCAL, PRESIDENT ♠ ♠ 
   MRS. CHAFIKA TAK TAK,
VICE PRESIDENT   

   Mr. JEAN-CLAUDE CADOR,
TREASURER   

♣ ♣  MRS. SAMINA ESMAIL,
JOINT SECRETARY ♣ ♣ 

♣ ♣  MRS. HELEN KRUGER,
JOINT SECRETARY ♣ ♣ 

Top News

Bernard Pascal re-elected 

 

The African Bridge Federation is happy to communicate that, following our AGM, and as per ABF Statutes and Bye-Laws, the Management Council re-elected the following Officers for the period from 2021 to 2025 : 


President : Bernard Pascal
Vice President : Chafika Taktak
Treasurer : Jean-Claude Cador
Joint Secretary : Helen Kruger
Joint Secretary : Samina Esmail 

In addition, the Management Council amended its bye-laws by adding the following article: 


Article 4.6 


The MC shall elect from amongst its members the ABF delegate to serve as a member of the WBF Executive Council for each 4 year cycle commencing from 2022 to be notified to the WBF Secretary in advance of the (ordinary) Congress taking place in the electoral year. In the event that the person appointed is no longer a member of the MC, a replacement delegate shall be elected by the MC and the WBF Secretary notified accordingly. 

Consequently, the MC elected Bernard Pascal as Zone 8 delegate to serve as a member of the WBF Executive Council for the period from June 21st, 2021 till June 20th, 2022 at which time, the MC will notify the WBF with the name of Zone 8 delegate to serve as a member of the WBF Executive Council for a period of 4 years in advance of the WBF Congress taking place in 2022. 

 

Results
All-Africa Pairs Final (A) Session 01
All-Africa Pairs Final (B) Session 01
All-Africa Pairs - Qualifications 01