Morocco topped the medal table at the Africa Muaythai Championships ©IFMA

Morocco ended the African Muaythai Championships as victors in Cairo while the hosts Egypt had to settle for second place.

The Moroccan's 11 gold and three silver medals saw them take a clear lead in pole position as Egypt managed six gold, nine silver and five bronze medals.

Sudan rounded out the top three with one gold, two silver and three bronze medals.

President of the Egyptian Muaythai Federation, Mohamed Ibrahim, praised his country's performances while taking into consideration it was its first appearance at the continental event.

He added that the team has built a strong foundation to build upon to achieve greater success in future tournaments.

The event featured 55 athletes, aged 17 to 40 across 13 male and seven female weight classes ranging from 45-kilograms to 91kg.

Mauritius missed out on the podium in fourth while Libya, Algeria and Madagascar finished in fifth, sixth and seventh, respectively.

Senegal finished bottom of the pile with two silver medals and a bronze.