FIBA Africa Championship 1985

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For the women's tournament, see 1984 FIBA Africa Championship for Women.
FIBA Africa Championship 1985
13th FIBA Africa Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Ivory Coast
Dates December 20-28
Teams 12 (from 40 federations)
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  Ivory Coast (2nd title)
1983
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The FIBA Africa Championship 1985 was hosted by Ivory Coast from December 20 to December 28, 1985. The games were played in Abidjan. Ivory Coast won the tournament, its second African Championship, by beating Angola in the final. Both teams qualified for the 1986 FIBA World Championship as a result of their showing in this tournament.

Competing nations[edit]

The following national teams competed:

Group A Group B

 Angola
 Central African Republic
 Congo
 Ivory Coast
 Kenya
 Tunisia

 Egypt
 Guinea
 Mauritania
 Mozambique
 Nigeria
 Senegal

Preliminary rounds[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
 Angola 9 5 4 1 420 359 +61
 Ivory Coast 9 5 4 1 437 338 +99
 Central African Republic 9 5 4 1 427 370 +57
 Tunisia 7 5 2 3 333 393 -60
 Congo
6 5 1 4 379 396 -17
 Kenya
5 5 0 5 330 470 -140

Day 1

 Ivory Coast 74–54  Tunisia
 Congo 118–61  Kenya
 Angola 102–84  Central African Republic

Day 2

 Kenya 67–75  Central African Republic
 Congo 71–73  Tunisia
 Ivory Coast 92–77  Angola

Day 3

 Kenya 79–96  Tunisia
 Angola 90–77  Congo
 Central African Republic 92–76  Ivory Coast

Day 4

 Central African Republic 83–57  Congo
 Kenya 59–106  Ivory Coast
 Angola 76–42  Tunisia

Day 5

 Angola 75–64  Kenya
 Central African Republic 93–68  Tunisia
 Ivory Coast 89–56  Congo

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
 Senegal 10 5 5 0 428 327 +101
 Egypt 9 5 4 1 467 328 +139
 Mauritania 8 5 3 2 346 406 -60
 Nigeria 7 5 2 3 403 432 -29
 Mozambique 6 5 1 4 371 378 -7
 Guinea 5 5 0 5 329 473 -144

Day 1

 Senegal 75–74  Egypt
 Nigeria 87–68  Guinea
 Mauritania 67–66  Mozambique

Day 2

 Mauritania 85–84  Nigeria
 Senegal 102–60  Guinea
 Egypt 81–73  Mozambique

Day 3

 Mozambique 109–70  Guinea
 Egypt 104–68  Mauritania
 Senegal 97–93  Nigeria

Day 4

 Egypt 103–61  Guinea
 Senegal 82–54  Mauritania
 Niger 88–77  Mozambique

Day 5

 Mauritania 72–70  Guinea
 Egypt 105–51  Nigeria
 Senegal 72–46  Mozambique

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
December 27, 1985
  Angola  83  
  Egypt  69  
 
December 28, 1985
      Angola  73
    Ivory Coast  84
Third place
December 27, 1985 December 28, 1985
  Ivory Coast  92   Egypt  74
  Senegal  79     Senegal  73

Classification Stage[edit]

 Central African Republic 104–64  Mauritania
 Tunisia 69–74  Nigeria
 Congo 69–75  Mozambique
 Kenya 68–80  Guinea

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team Record
1  Ivory Coast 6-1
2  Angola 5-2
3  Egypt 5-1
4  Senegal 5-2
5  Central African Republic 5-1
6  Mauritania 3-3
7  Nigeria 3-3
8  Tunisia 2-4
9  Mozambique 2-4
10  Congo 1-5
11  Guinea 1-5
12  Kenya 0-6

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