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FIBA Africa Championship

FIBA Africa Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event AfroBasket 2015
Sport Basketball
Founded 1962
Inaugural season 1962
No. of teams 16
Country FIBA Africa member nations
Continent FIBA Africa (Africa)
Most recent champion(s)  Nigeria (1st title)
Most titles  Angola (11 titles)
Official website www.FIBAAfrica.com

The AfroBasket (alternatively known as the FIBA Africa Championship, FIBA African Championship, or FIBA AfroBasket) is the men's basketball continental championship of Africa, played biennially under the auspices of the Fédération Internationale de Basketball, the basketball sport governing body, and the FIBA African zone thereof. The tournament also serves to qualify teams for participation in the quadrennial FIBA World Cup and the Summer Olympic Games.

Qualification

Qualification is via the different FIBA Africa subzones from Zone 1 to Zone 7. Six subzones receive two berths each, only Zone 1 get one. The host and the champion from the preceding AfroBasket also get a berth each and finally three teams are selected as wild cards. Each subzone conducts a qualification tournament up to a year before the championship to determine the qualifying teams.

Summaries

Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1962
Details

Cairo

United Arab Rep.
66–42
Sudan

Morocco
44–41
Guinea
1964
Details

Casablanca

United Arab Rep.
69–57
Morocco

Palestine
53–51
Tunisia
1965
Details

Tunis

Morocco
70–57
Tunisia

Algeria
57–46
Senegal
1968
Details

Casablanca

Senegal
67–60
Morocco

Central African Rep.
76–60
Mali
1970
Details

Alexandria

United Arab Rep.
70–63
Senegal

Tunisia
76–56
Central African Rep.
1972
Details

Dakar

Senegal
61–54
Egypt

Mali
107–74
Central African Rep.
1974
Details

Bangui

Central African Rep.
72–67
Senegal

Tunisia
82–72
Cameroon
1975
Details

Alexandria

Egypt
70–61
Senegal

Sudan
81–78
Zaire
1978
Details

Dakar

Senegal
103–72
Ivory Coast

Egypt
2–0
Sudan
1980
Details

Rabat

Senegal
96–90
Ivory Coast

Morocco
97–83
Algeria
1981
Details

Mogadishu

Ivory Coast
81–65
Egypt

Somalia
2–0
Algeria
1983
Details

Alexandria

Egypt
94–68
Angola

Senegal
78–71
Ivory Coast
1985
Details

Abidjan

Ivory Coast
84–73
Angola

Egypt
74–73
Senegal
1987
Details

Tunis

Central African Rep.
94–87
Egypt

Angola
73–71
Mali
1989
Details

Luanda

Angola
89–62
Egypt

Senegal
65–53
Mali
1992
Details

Cairo

Angola
71–66
Senegal

Egypt
97–81
Mali
1993
Details

Nairobi

Angola
69–61
Egypt

Senegal
90–76
Kenya
1995
Details

Algiers

Angola
68–55
Senegal

Nigeria
58–51
Algeria
1997
Details

Dakar

Senegal
69–48
Nigeria

Angola
79–55
Egypt
1999
Details

Luanda

Angola
79–72
Nigeria

Egypt
75–63
Mali
2001
Details

Casablanca

Angola
78–68
Algeria

Egypt
77–71
Tunisia
2003
Details

Alexandria

Angola
85–65
Nigeria

Egypt
81–79
Senegal
2005
Details

Algiers

Angola
70–61
Senegal

Nigeria
88–76
Algeria
2007
Details

five cities

Angola
86–72
Cameroon

Cape Verde
53–51
Egypt
2009
Details

Tripoli

Angola
82–72
Ivory Coast

Tunisia
83–68
Cameroon
2011
Details

Antananarivo

Tunisia
67–56
Angola

Nigeria
77–67
Ivory Coast
2013
Details

Abidjan

Angola
57–40
Egypt

Senegal
57–56
Ivory Coast
2015
Details

Radès

Nigeria
74–65
Angola

Tunisia
82–73
Senegal

^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.

Performances by nation

Map of best finishes per country.
 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Angola 11 4 2 17
2  Egypt 5 6 6 17
3  Senegal 5 6 4 15
4  Ivory Coast 2 3 0 5
5  Central African Republic 2 0 1 3
6  Nigeria 1 3 3 7
7  Morocco 1 2 2 5
8  Tunisia 1 1 4 6
9  Algeria 0 1 1 2
 Sudan 0 1 1 2
11  Cameroon 0 1 0 1
12  Cape Verde 0 0 1 1
 Mali 0 0 1 1
 Palestine 0 0 1 1
 Somalia 0 0 1 1

MVP Awards

Year MVP Award Winner
1974 Gaston Gambor
1980 Mathieu Faye
1987 Frédéric Goporo
1993 Etienne Preira
1997 Omar Mar
1999 Lamine Diawara
2001 Miguel Lutonda
2003 Miguel Lutonda
2005 Boniface Ndong
2007 Joaquim Gomes
2009 Joaquim Gomes
2011 Salah Mejri
2013 Carlos Morais
2015 Chamberlain Oguchi

Participation Details

Nation
62

64

65

68

70

72

74

75

78

80

81

83

85

87

89

92

93

95

97

99

01

03

05

07

09

11

13

15
Total
 Algeria - - 7 - - - - - 4 4 6 - 9 6 9 5 4 - 6 7 4 - - - 12 6 16
 Angola - - - - - - - - - 7 8 19
 Benin - - - - - - 9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Burkina Faso - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 - 1
 Cameroon - - - - - 8 4 - - - - - - - - 8 - - - - - - - 4 7 5 9 8
 Cape Verde - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7 9 - - - 13 - 6 10 6
 CA Republic - - - 4 4 - - - - 7 5 7 6 - - 5 - 9 5 5 7 6 6 13 14 18
 Chad - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 15 - - 1
 Congo - - - 9 - - - 6 - 5 7 - 10 - - - - - - - - - - - 16 - 14 - 7
 Ivory Coast - - - 5 - 10 - - 4 7 5 11 6 7 8 8 8 11 10 8 4 4 12 22
 DR Congo - - - - - - 6 4 - 6 - - - - - - - 9 - - - - - 15 - - - - 5
 Egypt - - - - - 4 - 4 10 11 5 22
 Ethiopia 5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Gabon - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9 - - - - - 9 - - - - 8 3
 Gambia - - - - - - - - 9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Guinea 4 - - - - - - - - 10 - 10 11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4
 Kenya - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 - 11 - 4 - - - - - - - - - - - 3
 Liberia - - - - - - - - - - - 9 - - - - - - - - - - - 16 - - - - 2
 Libya - - 5 - 5 - - - 10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11 - - - 4
 Madagascar - - - - - 9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 - - - 13 - - 3
 Mali - 6 - 4 - 7 - - - - - - 4 4 4 7 5 6 4 11 - 7 11 8 9 15 7 18
 Mauritania - - - - - - - - 7 8 9 - 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4
 Morocco - 7 - - 5 - - - - 9 10 - 6 - 11 6 8 6 10 12 8 8 13 19
 Mozambique - - - - - - - - - - 10 5 9 - - - - 8 - 10 10 10 11 14 14 10 11 11 13
 Niger - - - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Nigeria - - - - - 12 - - 6 11 - - 7 8 - 5 - 5 5 5 7 17
 Palestine - - - 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
 Rwanda - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 9 12 10 - 4
 Senegal - 5 4 5 4 6 7 7 4 9 7 5 4 27
 Somalia - - - - 7 - 10 - - 9 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5
 South Africa - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9 12 12 9 12 13 15 14 - - 8
 Sudan - - 6 - 6 - 4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5
 Tanzania - - - - - - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Togo - - - - - 11 5 - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 - - 4
 Tunisia - 4 - 5 5 - - 6 - 8 5 8 7 8 - - 5 4 6 8 6 9 21
 Uganda - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 15 1
 Zambia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Zimbabwe - - - - - - - - - - 11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 2
# Teams 5 6 5 9 7 12 10 6 10 11 11 10 12 9 11 11 9 9 9 12 12 12 12 16 16 16 16 16

See also

References

External links

  • websiteFIBA AfricaOfficial
  • FIBA Archive
  • Men's Basketball Africa Championship (todor66.com)
  • Men's Basketball Africa Championship (the-sports.org)


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