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Joaquim Gomes

Joaquim Gomes
No. 10 – Primeiro de Agosto
Position Power forward / Center
League BAI Basket
Africa Champions Cup
Personal information
Born (1980-12-23) December 23, 1980
Luanda, Angola
Nationality Angolan
Listed height 200 cm (6.6 ft)
Listed weight 100 kg (220 lb)
Career information
College Valparaiso (2000–2004)
Pro career 1998–present
Career history
1998–2000 Petro Atlético
2004–2005 RheinEnergie Köln
2005–2006 EiffelTowers
2006–2008 1º de Agosto

Joaquim Brandão Gomes, aka "Kikas", (born December 23, 1980) is an Angolan professional basketball player. He has played professionally in Germany and the Netherlands.

A 2 m (6 ft 6 12 in) in height, 100 kg (220 pounds) in weight center (basketball)-power forward, Gomes was a stand out at Valparaiso University in Indiana, United States, where he played from 2000–04. He had a career-high 23 points in the final of the Mid-Continent Conference tournament in the Crusaders' 75–70 win over IUPUI on March 9, 2004.[1] In 2005 he won the German basketball cup with RheinEnergie Köln.[2] He also played for his country's national team in the 2004 Summer Olympics, 2006 FIBA World Championship, FIBA Africa Championship 2007.

He is currently playing for Primeiro de Agosto at the Angolan major basketball league BAI Basket.


  • Achievements 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


MVP Top Rebounder
2010 Africa Champions Cup
2010 BAI Basket
2009 AfroBasket 2009 AfroBasket
2008 Africa Champions Cup 2008 BAI Basket
2007 AfroBasket

See also

Angola national basketball team


  1. ^ Homer Drew returns for another NCAA run
  2. ^ BBL-Pokal

External links

  • "Angola Basketball Comes Far Since 1992"
  • "Angolan Men National Team"
  • Gomes Named to Angola's Olympic Team
  • Player profile (Portuguese)
  • Africabasket profile
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