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Angola national basketball team

Angola
FIBA ranking 16 Decrease 1
Joined FIBA 1979
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation FAB Portuguese: Federação Angolana de Basquetebol
Coach Paulo Macedo
Olympic Games
Appearances 5
Medals None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances 7
Medals None
FIBA Africa Championship
Appearances 18
Medals (11) 1989, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2013
(3) 1983, 1985, 2011
(2) 1987, 1997
Uniforms
Light jersey
Team colours
Light
Dark jersey
Team colours
Dark

The Angolan national basketball team represents Angola in international basketball matches, and is controlled by the Federação Angolana de Basquetebol. Angola has been a member of FIBA since 1979. Ranking 15th in the FIBA World Rankings, Angola is the top team of FIBA Africa, and a regular competitor at the Summer Olympic Games and the FIBA World Cup.

International competitions

Angola has competed in many international competitions, including the 1992 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics, 2002 FIBA World Championship, 2004 Summer Olympics, the 2006 FIBA World Championship, and the 2010 FIBA World Championship, as well as the FIBA Africa Championship, where the team has won 10 of the last 12 championships, with the first coming in 1989, and the most recent in 2009. In addition, they won the tournament for Basketball at the 2007 All-Africa Games.

2006 FIBA World Championship

Angola competed at the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Group B, alongside Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Panama, and Spain. In group play, they finished with 3 wins (versus Panama, New Zealand, and Japan), and 2 losses (versus Spain and Germany). They lost in the knockout stage to France, for a total record of 3 wins and 3 loses, good for 10th place overall, ahead of traditional basketball powerhouse Serbia and Montenegro.

Roster

Team for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.[1]


Olympic Games record

FIBA World Cup record

FIBA Africa Championship record

Notable players

Head coach position

Past rosters

1986 World Championship: finished 20th among 24 teams

Jean-Jacques, David Dias, Manuel Sousa (Necas), Aníbal Moreira, Adriano Baião, Josué Campos, José Carlos Guimaraes, Zezé Assis, Ademar Barros, Paulo Macedo (Coach: Victorino Cunha)

1988 Olympic Games: did not participate

1990 World Championship: finished 13th among 16 teams

Jean-Jacques, David Dias, Aníbal Moreira, Paulo Macedo, Manuel Sousa (Necas), Ademar Barros, Ângelo Victoriano, José Carlos Guimarães, Ivo Alfredo, Nelson Sardinha, Herlander Coimbra, Víctor de Carvalho (Coach: Victorino Cunha)

1992 Olympic Games: finished 10th among 12 teams

Jean-Jacques, David Dias, José Carlos Guimaraes, Manuel Sousa (Necas), Benjamin Avô, Paulo Macedo, Benjamim Romano, Nelson Sardinha, Víctor de Carvalho, Herlander Coimbra, Aníbal Moreira, Ângelo Victoriano (Coach: Victorino Cunha)

1994 World Championship: finished 16th among 16 teams

Jean-Jacques, David Dias, Herlander Coimbra, Ivo Alfredo, Benjamim Romano, Aníbal Moreira, Víctor de Carvalho, Benjamin Avô, Paulo Macedo, Honorato Trosso, Ângelo Victoriano, Garcia Domingos (Coach: Victorino Cunha)

1996 Olympic Games: finished 11th among 12 teams

Jean-Jacques, David Dias, Víctor de Carvalho, Ângelo Victoriano, Benjamin Avô, Honorato Trosso, Aníbal Moreira, Herlander Coimbra, José Carlos Guimarães, Benjamim Romano, Edmar Victoriano, Justino Victoriano (Coach: Wlademiro Romero)

1998 World Championship: did not participate

2000 Olympic Games: finished 12th among 12 teams

David Dias, Herlander Coimbra, Víctor de Carvalho, Aníbal Moreira, Edmar Victoriano, Victor Muzadi, Ângelo Victoriano, Mário Belarmino, Buila Katiavala, Carlos Almeida, Miguel Lutonda, Garcia Domingos (Coach: Mário Palma)

2002 World Championship: finished 11th among 16 teams

Víctor de Carvalho, Eduardo Mingas, Ângelo Victoriano, Victor Muzadi, Miguel Lutonda, Mário Belarmino, Edmar Victoriano, Kikas Gomes, Afonso Silva, Carlos Almeida, Gerson Monteiro, Walter Costa (Coach: Mário Palma)

2004 Olympic Games: finished 12th among 12 teams

Olímpio Cipriano, Victor Muzadi, Edmar Victoriano, Víctor de Carvalho, Eduardo Mingas, Abdel Bouckar, Miguel Lutonda, Ângelo Victoriano, Kikas Gomes, Carlos Almeida, Gerson Monteiro, Walter Costa (Coach: Mário Palma)

2006 World Championship: finished 10th among 24 teams

Olímpio Cipriano, Víctor de Carvalho, Kikas Gomes, Abdel Bouckar, Miguel Lutonda, Eduardo Mingas, Luís Costa, Mílton Barros, Emanuel Neto, Armando Costa, Carlos Morais, Carlos Almeida (Coach: Alberto de Carvalho)

Africa Championship rosters [3][4][5][6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Four new faces for Angola at Spain 2014". fiba.com. 25 August 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Head coaches, fiba.com, accessed 8 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Angola roster - 2013 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  4. ^ "Angola roster - 2011 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  5. ^ "Angola roster - 2009 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  6. ^ "Angola roster - 2007 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 

External links

  • Official website
  • FIBA Profile
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