Central African Republic national basketball team

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Central African Republic
FCBB.jpg
FIBA ranking 46 Steady
Joined FIBA 1963
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Central African Republic Basketball Federation
Coach Frederic Goporo
Olympic Games
Appearances 1
Medals None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances 1
Medals None
FIBA Africa Championship
Appearances 17
Medals Gold medal africa.svg Gold: 1974, 1987
Bronze medal africa.svg Bronze: 1968

The Central African Republic national basketball team are the men's basketball side that represents the Central African Republic in international competitions, administered by the Fédération Centrafricaine de Basketball.

They were the first Sub-Saharan African team to qualify for the Basketball World Cup and won the African Basketball Championship twice.

Achievements[edit]

Central African Republic have won the African Championship twice. Their first title came in 1974 when they hosted the tournament and beat Senegal 72–67 in the final. They hoisted the trophy again in 1987 by defeating Egypt 94–87 for the championship. The team also took third place in the 1968 tournament.

Roster[edit]

Below is the 12-man roster for the 2013 FIBA Africa Championship.

Central African Republic men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club
G 4 Ghouzy, Anthony 19 – (1993-08-30)30 August 1993 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Tondema
G 5 White Jr., Tony 24 – (1988-09-22)22 September 1988 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
G 6 Mokongo, Michael 27 – (1986-07-11)11 July 1986 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Chorale Roanne Basket
F 7 Kossangue, William 27 – (1986-05-09)9 May 1986 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
C 8 Grebongo, Johan 19 – (1994-01-18)18 January 1994 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Red Star Ndongo Club
9 Yabanda, Alban 21 – (1992-06-23)23 June 1992 Red Star Ndongo Club
F 10 Siris, Christian 31 – (1981-11-21)21 November 1981 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Red Star Ndongo Club
F 11 Mombollet, Max 32 – (1981-01-17)17 January 1981 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
F 12 Gotagni, Martial 34 – (1979-05-02)2 May 1979 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
F 13 Kouguere, Max 26 – (1987-03-12)12 March 1987 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Le Mans Sarthe Basket
14 Ngoko-Molombe, Jose Pascal 18 – (1995-02-16)16 February 1995
F 15 Djimrabaye, Jimmy 21 – (1992-04-08)8 April 1992 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) BCM Gravelines
Head coach


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

Head coach position[edit]

Performances[edit]

Olympic Games record[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1988 12 Basketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics Seoul, South Korea
2016 TBD Basketball at the 2016 Summer Olympics Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

FIBA World Championship record[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1974 14 1974 FIBA World Championship Puerto Rico
2014 Did not qualify 2014 FIBA World Championship Spain

FIBA Africa Championship record[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1964 FIBA Africa Championship 1964 Casablanca, Morocco
1965 FIBA Africa Championship 1965 Tunis, Tunisia
1968 3 FIBA Africa Championship 1968 Casablanca, Morocco
1970 4 FIBA Africa Championship 1970 Alexandria, Egypt
1972 4 FIBA Africa Championship 1972 Dakar, Senegal
1974 1 FIBA Africa Championship 1974 Bangui, Central African Republic
1975 FIBA Africa Championship 1975 Alexandria, Egypt
1978 FIBA Africa Championship 1978 Dakar, Senegal
1980 FIBA Africa Championship 1980 Rabat, Morocco
1981 FIBA Africa Championship 1981 Mogadishu, Somalia
1983 7 FIBA Africa Championship 1983 Alexandria, Egypt
1985 5 FIBA Africa Championship 1985 Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
1987 1 FIBA Africa Championship 1987 Tunis, Tunisia
1989 7 FIBA Africa Championship 1989 Luanda, Angola
1992 6 FIBA Africa Championship 1992 Cairo, Egypt
1993 FIBA Africa Championship 1993 Nairobi, Kenya
1995 FIBA Africa Championship 1995 Algiers, Algeria
1997 5 FIBA Africa Championship 1997 Dakar, Senegal
1999 FIBA Africa Championship 1999 Angola
2001 9 FIBA Africa Championship 2001 Morocco
2003 5 FIBA Africa Championship 2003 Alexandria, Egypt
2005 5 FIBA Africa Championship 2005 Algiers, Algeria
2007 7 FIBA Africa Championship 2007 Angola
2009 6 FIBA Africa Championship 2009 Libya
2011 6 FIBA Africa Championship 2011 Antananarivo, Madagascar
2013 13 FIBA Africa Championship 2013 Côte d'Ivoire
2015 TBD FIBA Africa Championship 2015 Tunisia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Head coaches, fiba.com, accessed 8 May 2013.

External links[edit]