The first record of ball games with the hand is from 2000 B.C. in Egypt. Their priests of the temple of Osiris in Thebes were depicted on the tombs striking the ball with the hand. Such iconographic evidence is also found in America where ball games formed an integral part of Pre-Hispanic culture.
The peak of the Ethiopian handball was in mid-70s and early 80s when over 20 sports clubs were competing with each other. The national team was also very strong. In the 70s and 80s the federation...
The History of Handball. Handball, also known as Team Handball or Olympic Handball, is a fast-paced game played in its modern conception in a seven-a-side contest of sixty minutes, divided into ...
History. The history of the sport may be traced back to military and school organizations in 1897. The organization was formed on 4 June 1961. The ability of East African athletes was announced to the world in the 1960 Olympics as barefooted Abebe Bikila took the gold medal in the Marathon. Bikila repeated in 1964 and the floodgates were opened.
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Ethiopian Handball Federation, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 1,288 likes · 1 talking about this. Ethiopia handball Federation is one of the sport federation in Ethiopia and founded on 1968 G.C
WHEN HANDBALL WAS CREATED . Handball was created in 1919 when the rules of “Torball” were reformulated, including its name changed to Handball. WHO CREATED HANDBALL . The main responsible for the transformation of “Torball” into Handball was Karl Schelenz, who is considered the creator of Handball. Schelenz was assisted by Max Heiser and Erich Konigh.
Handball origins are referenced as far back as 1427 when King James I of Scotland ordered a cellar window in his palace courtyard to be blocked up, as it was interfering with his game.  In Ireland, the earliest written record is in 1527 in Galway...Once called "Fives" for the number of fingers needed to play, handball today traces its lineage to the Irish and Welsh folk sport since the 15th century .
The article covers the history of Ethiopia from its emergence as an empire under the Aksumites to its current form as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia as well as the history of other areas in what is now Ethiopia such as the Afar Triangle. The Ethiopian Empire (Abyssinia) was first founded by Ethiopian people in the Ethiopian Highlands.