Cameroon won two golds on day two of the African Sambo Championships ©FIAS

Hosts Egypt claimed two gold medals on the second day of the African Sambo Championships in the capital Cairo, while the dominant Moroccans won three more titles and Cameroon bagged two golds.

Moroccan Amine Jaafar grabbed a late point in a close bout with Cameroon's Zanga Mbida to win gold in the combat men's under-58-kilogram category.

Ahmed Abdalaziz Abdelsabiq of Egypt claimed the bronze medal.

Mohamed Taibi of Morocco rolled over Ivory Coast's Mohamed Camara for four points in the men's under-64kg, separating himself enough from his opponent to win gold.

Egypt's Mahmoud Hosam Elshtahy was the bronze medallist in the category.

Ahmed Ismail Mohamed of Egypt gave the home nation its first victory of the Championships, stopping Ilias Amimi from making it a third gold medal in a row for Morocco in the combat men's under-71kg.

Stephane Hounsou Gbedjinou of Ivory Coast and Terlond-Radich Loubaki of the Republic of Congo claimed the bronze medals.

Rubin Wina Itumba of the Democratic Republic of Congo consolidated his gold medal victory against Ahmed Abdelbaset Darwish of Egypt with a late hold down in the men's under-79kg to give his country its first title of the Championships.

Mauritanian Boubou Camara and Cameroon's Franck Xavier Tadjukafontsop both finished third.

Morocco have won nine gold medals at the African Sambo Championships so far ©FIAS
Morocco have won nine gold medals at the African Sambo Championships so far ©FIAS

Sanaa Mandar of Morocco finished off Noellie Kone of Mali in under a minute in the women's under-65kg, holding down her opponent for four to seal the victory, and Fatma Ramadan Gomaa of Egypt won the bronze.

Eslam Ibrahim Anmed of Egypt dominated Morocco's Boubker Essoufi in the combat men's under-88kg final, winning gold with a ferocious series of attacks.

Gerad Michel Vanlier Ndam of Cameroon claimed the gold medal in the men's under-98kg final, finishing Tunisia's Abderrahim El Ayba with a takedown within three minutes.

Aboubacrine Illissaou of Niger and Mohamed Ali Gaber of Egypt were third.

In the final bout of the night, Cameroon's Maxwel Djantou Nana, who won bronze at the 2020 World Sambo Championships, came from a point down early in the bout to defeat Khaled Fathy Abdelfatah of Egypt in the combat men's over-98kg.

Halidou Mainassara Adamou gave Niger its second bronze of the night, while Tunisian Makrem Saanouni claimed the other bronze.