Algeria national basketball team

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Algeria Algeria الجزائر
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FIBA ranking 79 Increase 1
Joined FIBA 1963
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Fédération Algérienne de Basket-Ball
Coach Faid Bilal
Olympic Games
Appearances None
Medals None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances 1
Medals None
FIBA Africa Championship
Appearances 15
Medals Silver medal africa.svg Silver: 2001
Bronze medal africa.svg Bronze: 1965
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The Algeria national basketball team are the men's basketball side that represent Algeria in international competition, administered by the Fédération Algérienne de Basket-Ball.[1]

The squad finished in the final four every time it hosted a major international basketball tournament including the African Basketball Championship and the All-Africa Games. They played in the 2002 FIBA World Championship in the United States where they finished 15th.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA World Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
2002 15 2002 FIBA World Championship Indianapolis, United States
2014 TBD 2014 FIBA World Championship Spain

FIBA Africa Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1964 FIBA Africa Championship 1964 Casablanca, Morocco
1965 3rd FIBA Africa Championship 1965 Tunis, Tunisia
1968 7 FIBA Africa Championship 1968 Casablanca, Morocco
1970 FIBA Africa Championship 1970 Alexandria, Egypt
1972 FIBA Africa Championship 1972 Dakar, Senegal
1974 FIBA Africa Championship 1974 Bangui, Central African Republic
1975 FIBA Africa Championship 1975 Alexandria, Egypt
1978 FIBA Africa Championship 1978 Dakar, Senegal
1980 4 FIBA Africa Championship 1980 Rabat, Morocco
1981 4 FIBA Africa Championship 1981 Mogadishu, Somalia
1983 6 FIBA Africa Championship 1983 Alexandria, Egypt
1985 FIBA Africa Championship 1985 Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
1987 9 FIBA Africa Championship 1987 Tunis, Tunisia
1989 6 FIBA Africa Championship 1989 Luanda, Angola
1992 9 FIBA Africa Championship 1992 Cairo, Egypt
1993 5 FIBA Africa Championship 1993 Nairobi, Kenya
1995 4 FIBA Africa Championship 1995 Algiers, Algeria
1997 FIBA Africa Championship 1997 Dakar, Senegal
1999 6 FIBA Africa Championship 1999 Angola
2001 2nd FIBA Africa Championship 2001 Morocco
2003 7 FIBA Africa Championship 2003 Alexandria, Egypt
2005 4 FIBA Africa Championship 2005 Algiers, Algeria
2007 FIBA Africa Championship 2007 Angola
2009 FIBA Africa Championship 2009 Libya
2011 FIBA Africa Championship 2011 Antananarivo, Madagascar
2013 12 FIBA Africa Championship 2013 Côte d'Ivoire
2015 TBD FIBA Africa Championship 2015 Tunisia

All-Africa Games[edit]

Arab Championship[edit]

  • 1981 Tunisia : 2nd
  • 1994 Egypt : 2nd
  • 2000 Algeria : 2nd
  • 2005 Saudi Arabia : Winner

Mediterranean Games[edit]

Islamic Solidarity Games[edit]

Roster[edit]

Team for the 2013 FIBA Africa Championship.

Algeria men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
4 Belliche, Omar 21 – (1992-02-16)16 February 1992 NAHD Algeria
5 Adrar, Mustapha 31 – (1982-04-12)12 April 1982 GS Pétroliers Algeria
G 6 Kaouane, Abdelhalim 31 – (1981-11-29)29 November 1981 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Al-Ahly Libya
7 Hamdini, Abdellah 21 – (1992-01-11)11 January 1992 GS Pétroliers Algeria
8 Guermat, Zaki 19 – (1993-09-07)7 September 1993 NAHD Algeria
F 9 Harat, Mohamed 23 – (1990-06-09)9 June 1990 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) FUS de Rabat Morocco
F/C 10 Saidi, Nabil 33 – (1980-03-13)13 March 1980 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) GS Pétroliers Algeria
G/F 11 Dekkiche, Abdesslem 27 – (1986-02-27)27 February 1986 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) GS Pétroliers Algeria
12 Oukerimi, Fathi 33 – (1980-08-15)15 August 1980 TBB Blida Algeria
F 13 Gaham, Hocine 27 – (1986-05-01)1 May 1986 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) GS Pétroliers Algeria
F 14 Cheriet, Mehdi 26 – (1987-04-12)12 April 1987 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Boulazac Basket Dordogne France
15 Touati, Sedik 26 – (1987-01-25)25 January 1987 GS Pétroliers Algeria
Head coach


Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 20 August 2013

Notable players[edit]

There are several Algerian players playing professionally in Europe, mostly in France. As of 2010/2011, two play in the top level division.

Head coach position[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIBA National Federations – Algeria, fiba.com, accessed 14 July 2013.
  2. ^ Head coaches, fiba.com, accessed 8 May 2013.

External links[edit]