Angola national basketball team

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Angola
Angola
FIBA ranking 15 Steady
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 Gold medal africa.svg (11) 1989, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2013
Silver medal africa.svg (3) 1983, 1985, 2011
Bronze medal africa.svg (2) 1987, 1997
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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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Team for the 2013 FIBA Africa Championship.


Angola National Basketball Team - 2013 FIBA Africa Championship roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
F 4 Olímpio Cipriano 31 – (1982-04-15)15 April 1982 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Recreativo do Libolo Angola
G 5 Armando Costa 30 – (1983-06-03)3 June 1983 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SG 6 Carlos Morais 27 – (1985-10-16)16 October 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Petro Atlético Angola
C 7 Valdelício Joaquim 23 – (1990-04-15)15 April 1990 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Rainbow Warriors United States
PG 8 Hermenegildo Santos 23 – (1990-08-16)16 August 1990 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PF 9 Leonel Paulo 27 – (1986-04-30)30 April 1986 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Petro Atlético Angola
F/C 10 Joaquim Gomes 32 – (1980-12-23)23 December 1980 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F 11 Reggie Moore 32 – (1981-03-31)31 March 1981 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F/C 12 Felizardo Ambrósio 25 – (1987-10-25)25 October 1987 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SF 13 Carlos Almeida (C) 36 – (1976-09-24)24 September 1976 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PG 14 Mílton Barros 29 – (1984-06-21)21 June 1984 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Interclube Angola
PF 15 Eduardo Mingas 34 – (1979-01-29)29 January 1979 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Interclube Angola
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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


Summer Olympic Games record[edit]

FIBA World Cup record[edit]

FIBA Africa Championship record[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Head coach position[edit]

Past rosters[edit]

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 [2][3][4][5][edit]

Angola national basketball team - 2011 FIBA Africa Championship - Silver Medal roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
F 4 Valdelício Joaquim 30 – (1982-04-15)15 April 1982 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Rainbow Warriors United States
G 5 Armando Costa 28 – (1983-06-03)3 June 1983 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SG 6 Carlos Morais 25 – (1985-10-16)16 October 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Petro Atlético Angola
PG 7 Domingos Bonifácio 27 – (1984-10-28)28 October 1984 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Recreativo do Libolo Angola
F 8 Simão Santos 22 – (1989-12-16)16 December 1989 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Recreativo do Libolo Angola
PF 9 Leonel Paulo 25 – (1986-04-30)30 April 1986 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Recreativo do Libolo Angola
F/C 10 Joaquim Gomes (C) 30 – (1980-12-23)23 December 1980 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
C 11 Miguel Kiala 26 – (1985-11-10)10 November 1985 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Petro Atlético Angola
F/C 12 Felizardo Ambrósio 23 – (1987-10-25)25 October 1987 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
C 13 Jorge Tati 22 – (1990-06-10)10 June 1990 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Interclube Angola
PG 14 Milton Barros 27 – (1984-06-21)21 June 1984 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Recreativo do Libolo Angola
PF 15 Eduardo Mingas 32 – (1979-01-29)29 January 1979 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Interclube Angola
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • nat field describes country
Angola national basketball team - 2009 FIBA Africa Championship - Gold Medal roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
F 4 Olímpio Cipriano 27 – (1982-04-09)9 April 1982 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
G 5 Armando Costa 26 – (1983-06-03)3 June 1983 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SG 6 Carlos Morais 23 – (1985-10-16)16 October 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Petro Atlético Angola
PG 7 Domingos Bonifácio 24 – (1984-10-28)28 October 1984 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Recreativo do Libolo Angola
F 8 Luís Costa 31 – (1978-06-07)7 June 1978 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Recreativo do Libolo Angola
PF 9 Leonel Paulo 23 – (1986-04-30)30 April 1986 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Recreativo do Libolo Angola
F/C 10 Joaquim Gomes 28 – (1980-12-23)23 December 1980 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
C 11 Adolfo Quimbamba 26 – (1982-12-26)26 December 1982 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) ASA Angola
F/C 12 Felizardo Ambrósio 21 – (1987-10-25)25 October 1987 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SF 13 Carlos Almeida (C) 32 – (1976-09-24)24 September 1976 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SF 14 Filipe Abraão 29 – (1979-12-31)31 December 1979 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) ASA Angola
PF 15 Eduardo Mingas 30 – (1979-01-29)29 January 1979 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Petro Atlético Angola
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • nat field describes country
Angola national basketball team - 2007 FIBA Africa Championship - Gold Medal roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
F 4 Olímpio Cipriano 25 – (1982-04-09)9 April 1982 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
G 5 Armando Costa 24 – (1983-06-03)3 June 1983 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SG 6 Carlos Morais 21 – (1985-10-16)16 October 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Petro Atlético Angola
PG 7 Milton Barros 23 – (1984-06-21)21 June 1984 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Petro Atlético Angola
F 8 Luís Costa 29 – (1978-06-07)7 June 1978 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Petro Atlético Angola
SG 9 Victor de Carvalho 38 – (1969-02-20)20 February 1969 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Petro Atlético Angola
F/C 10 Joaquim Gomes 26 – (1980-12-23)23 December 1980 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
C 11 Victor Muzadi 29 – (1978-06-22)22 June 1978 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F/C 12 Felizardo Ambrósio 19 – (1987-10-25)25 October 1987 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SF 13 Carlos Almeida (C) 30 – (1976-09-24)24 September 1976 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PG 14 Miguel Lutonda 35 – (1971-12-24)24 December 1971 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PF 15 Eduardo Mingas 28 – (1979-01-29)29 January 1979 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Petro Atlético Angola
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • nat field describes country
Angola national basketball team – 2003 FIBA Africa Championship – Gold Medal roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
SF 4 Afonso Silva 29 – (1974-07-24)24 July 1974 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PG 5 Walter Costa 30 – (1973-03-25)25 March 1973 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PF 6 Ângelo Victoriano 35 – (1968-02-08)8 February 1968 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SF 7 Gerson Monteiro 30 – (1973-07-12)12 July 1973 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Barreirense Portugal
PF 8 Edmar Victoriano 27 – (1975-11-01)1 November 1975 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SG 9 Víctor de Carvalho 34 – (1969-02-20)20 February 1969 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Petro Atlético Angola
F/C 10 Joaquim Gomes 22 – (1980-12-23)23 December 1980 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Valparaiso Crusaders United States
C 11 Victor Muzadi 25 – (1978-06-22)22 June 1978 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
C 12 Abdel Bouckar 23 – (1980-04-08)8 April 1980 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SG 13 Carlos Almeida 26 – (1976-09-24)24 September 1976 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PG 14 Miguel Lutonda 31 – (1971-12-24)24 December 1971 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F/C 15 Jean-Jacques 39 – (1964-04-03)3 April 1964 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Portugal Telecom Portugal
Head coach
Assistant coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current club
Angola national basketball team – 2001 FIBA Africa Championship – Gold Medal roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
C 4 Victor Muzadi 23 – (1978-06-22)22 June 1978 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PG 5 Walter Costa 28 – (1973-03-25)25 March 1973 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PF 6 Ângelo Victoriano 33 – (1968-02-08)8 February 1968 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SF 7 Gerson Monteiro 28 – (1973-07-12)12 July 1973 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Ovarense Portugal
PF 8 Edmar Victoriano 25 – (1975-11-01)1 November 1975 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Petro Atlético Angola
C 9 Buila Katiavala 25 – (1976-05-13)13 May 1976 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PF 10 José Nascimento 22 – (1979-01-01)1 January 1979 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SF 11 Mário Belarmino 26 – (1974-09-22)22 September 1974 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Petro Atlético Angola
F/C 12 David Dias 32 – (1969-04-21)21 April 1969 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) Barreirense Portugal
SG 13 Carlos Almeida 24 – (1976-09-24)24 September 1976 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Petro Atlético Angola
PG 14 Miguel Lutonda 29 – (1971-12-24)24 December 1971 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F/C 15 Jean-Jacques 37 – (1964-04-03)3 April 1964 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Portugal Telecom Portugal
Head coach
Assistant coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current club

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Head coaches, fiba.com, accessed 8 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Angola roster - 2013 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  3. ^ "Angola roster - 2011 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  4. ^ "Angola roster - 2009 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  5. ^ "Angola roster - 2007 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 

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