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AfroBasket 2015
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Tournament details
Host country Tunisia
City Radès
Dates 19–30 August
Teams 16
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Nigeria (1st title)
Runners-up  Angola
Third place  Tunisia
Fourth place  Senegal
Tournament statistics
MVP Nigeria Chamberlain Oguchi
Top scorer Senegal Gorgui Dieng
(22.9 points per game)
2013
2017

AfroBasket 2015 was the 28th edition of the AfroBasket, a men's basketball continental championship of Africa. It also served as the qualifying tournament for FIBA Africa at the 2016 Summer Olympics Basketball Tournament in Brazil. The tournament was held in Radès, Tunisia.[1] The winner qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics Basketball Tournament.

Nigeria won their first ever AfroBasket, beating Angola in the final 74–65. Chamberlain Oguchi was named tourney MVP.

By winning the title, Nigeria automatically qualified for the 2016 Olympics. The next three best-placed teams, Angola, Tunisia, and Senegal, each secured a spot in the final FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

Qualification[edit]

Already qualified:

Venue[edit]

AfroBasket 2015 was supposed to have been held in the tourist cities of Nabeul and Hammamet.[2] However, due to the attacks in Sousse in June 2015, the venue was moved to Radès, just outside Tunis.[3]

Radès
AfroBasket 2015 is located in Tunisia
Radès
Radès
AfroBasket 2015 (Tunisia)
Salle Omnisport de Rades
Capacity: 17,000
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Squads[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1  Tunisia (H) 3 3 0 215 166 +49 6
2  Nigeria 3 2 1 245 192 +53 5
3  Central African Republic 3 1 2 175 212 −37 4
4  Uganda 3 0 3 170 235 −65 3
First match(es) will be played on 19 August 2015. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
(H) Host.
19 August
15:00
Nigeria  88–63  Central African Republic
Scoring by quarter: 16–12, 33–23, 20–12, 19–16
Pts: Aminu 15
Rebs: Lawal 14
Asts: Uzoh 4
Pts: Damachoua 15
Rebs: Kouguere 5
Asts: Djimrabaye 4
19 August
21:00
Tunisia  77–55  Uganda
Scoring by quarter: 24–18, 14–10, 20–16, 19–11
Pts: Ben Romdhane 24
Rebs: Mejri 10
Asts: Roll 5
Pts: Ocitti 20
Rebs: Omwony 5
Asts: Nagwere 4
21 August
16:00
Uganda  59–98  Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 16–27, 14–21, 11–32, 18–18
Pts: Omwony 20
Rebs: Omwony 9
Asts: Mukooza 3
Pts: Oguchi 30
Rebs: Oyedeji 8
Asts: Lawal 7
21 August
21:00
Tunisia  68–52  Central African Republic
Scoring by quarter: 14–9, 16–10, 19–16, 19–17
Pts: Mejri 12
Rebs: Ben Romdhane 11
Asts: Hadidane 3
Pts: Kouguere 20
Rebs: Djimrabaye 8
Asts: Zachée 2
23 August
16:00
Central African Republic  60–56  Uganda
Scoring by quarter: 20–16, 8–16, 11–11, 21–13
Pts: Damachoua 14
Rebs: Grebongo 13
Asts: Djimrabaye 2
Pts: Sebirumbi 15
Rebs: Sebirumbi 13
Asts: Enabu 5
23 August
21:00
Nigeria  59–70  Tunisia
Scoring by quarter: 13–22, 17–17, 12–20, 17–11
Pts: Uzoh 13
Rebs: Aminu 8
Asts: Gbinije 3
Pts: Mejri 24
Rebs: Ben Romdhane 8
Asts: Ben Romdhane 8

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1  Senegal 3 3 0 238 220 +18 6
2  Angola 3 2 1 225 213 +12 5
3  Mozambique 3 1 2 233 252 −19 4
4  Morocco 3 0 3 220 230 −10 3
First match(es) will be played on 20 August 2015. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
20 August
16:00
Angola  84–72  Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 15–24, 17–19, 29–14, 23–15
Pts: C.Morais 18
Rebs: Moreira 8
Asts: B.Morais 4
Pts: A.Matos 25
Rebs: Magoliço 7
Asts: P.Matos 5
20 August
21:00
Senegal  77–71  Morocco
Scoring by quarter: 17–10, 17–24, 24–17, 19–20
Pts: Dieng 26
Rebs: Dieng 15
Asts: D'Almeida 5
Pts: Zouita 27
Rebs: Kourodu7
Asts: Khalfi 8
22 August
16:00
Mozambique  76–86  Senegal
Scoring by quarter: 16–27, 17–16, 24–21, 19–22
Pts: Matos 18
Rebs: Muchate 5
Asts: Matos 5
Pts: Dieng 28
Rebs: Dieng 18
Asts: D'Almeida 8
22 August
21:00
Angola  68–67  Morocco
Scoring by quarter: 15–23, 18–12, 17–20, 18–12
Pts: Ndoniema 11
Rebs: Mingas 6
Asts: Mingas 1
Pts: Najah 14
Rebs: Najah 6
Asts: Khalfi 4
24 August
16:00
Morocco  82–85  Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 29–19, 21–23, 10–16, 22–27
Pts: Kourodu 21
Rebs: Kourodu 11
Asts: Zouita 5
Pts: Matos 23
Rebs: Muchate 7
Asts: Canivete 2
24 August
21:00
Senegal  74–73  Angola
Scoring by quarter: 14–18, 23–15, 13–26, 24–14
Pts: Dieng 24
Rebs: Dieng 9
Asts: D'Almeida 8
Pts: C.Morais 19
Rebs: Moreira 7
Asts: C.Morais 5

Group C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1  Egypt 3 3 0 234 175 +59 6
2  Cameroon 3 2 1 240 206 +34 5
3  Mali 3 1 2 183 179 +4 4
4  Gabon 3 0 3 170 267 −97 3
First match(es) will be played on 19 August 2015. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
19 August
12:30
Egypt  96–49  Gabon
Scoring by quarter: 16–15, 39–3, 24–17, 17–14
Pts: El-Gammal 14
Rebs: Shousha 9
Asts: Amin 4
Pts: Lasme 9
Rebs: Lasme 11
Asts: Essono Mvé 3
19 August
17:30
Mali  56–70  Cameroon
Scoring by quarter: 18–11, 10–14, 20–28, 8–17
Pts: Saounera 11
Rebs: Cissé 7
Asts: Cissé 2
Pts: Kadji 17
Rebs: Adala-Moto 6
Asts: Curti 3
21 August
13:30
Gabon  54–78  Mali
Scoring by quarter: 20–16, 8–26, 5–18, 21–18
Pts: Essono Mvé 11
Rebs: Essono Mvé 9
Asts: Lasme 2
Pts: Moungoro 13
Rebs: Bah 9
Asts: Kante 5
21 August
18:30
Egypt  83–77  Cameroon
Scoring by quarter: 22–14, 19–27, 25–21, 17–15
Pts: Khalifa 15
Rebs: Shousha 12
Asts: Khalifa 4
Pts: Nzeulie 19
Rebs: Kadji 10
Asts: Adala Moto 2
23 August
13:30
Cameroon  93–67  Gabon
Scoring by quarter: 15–10, 20–20, 23–22, 35–15
Pts: Nzeulie 25
Rebs: Wangmene 7
Asts: Adala Moto 6
Pts: Kobangoye Ikinda 18
Rebs: Mayimba 7
Asts: Mouckaga Atsu, Ndong 2
23 August
18:30
Mali  49–55  Egypt
Scoring by quarter: 10–17, 10–11, 11–10, 18–17
Pts: Cissé 10
Rebs: Tangara 5
Asts: Kante 3
Pts: Gunady 12
Rebs: Marei 11
Asts: Khalifa 3

Group D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1  Cape Verde 3 3 0 230 190 +40 6
2  Ivory Coast 3 2 1 201 202 −1 5
3  Algeria 3 1 2 230 226 +4 4
4  Zimbabwe 3 0 3 184 227 −43 3
First match(es) will be played on 20 August 2015. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
20 August
13:30
Ivory Coast  56–76  Cape Verde
Scoring by quarter: 11–24, 11–23, 17–17, 17–12
Pts: Diabate 12
Rebs: Koffi 10
Asts: Koffi 4
Pts: Xavier 19
Rebs: Mascarenhas 14
Asts: Xavier 4
20 August
18:30
Algeria  87–67  Zimbabwe
Scoring by quarter: 15–20, 24–17, 27–17, 21–13
Pts: Harat 21
Rebs: Harat 12
Asts: Benzegala 6
Pts: Maturure 14
Rebs: Maturure 10
Asts: Banda 2
22 August
13:30
Ivory Coast  64–52  Zimbabwe
Scoring by quarter: 14–11, 18–11, 16–19, 16–11
Pts: Diabate 17
Rebs: Tape 10
Asts: Diabate 8
Pts: Chikoko 17
Rebs: Chikoko 10
Asts: Maturure 3
22 August
18:30
Cape Verde  78–69  Algeria
Scoring by quarter: 20–19, 30–12, 15–17, 13–21
Pts: Almeida 25
Rebs: Mascarenhas 9
Asts: Xavier 4
Pts: Cheriet 19
Rebs: Gaham 8
Asts: Benzegala 5
24 August
13:30
Zimbabwe  65–76  Cape Verde
Scoring by quarter: 18–22, 18–16, 16–24, 13–14
Pts: Banda 12
Rebs: Chikoko 11
Asts: Maturure 4
Pts: Correia 18
Rebs: Coronel 12
Asts: Almeida 7
24 August
18:30
Algeria  74–81  Ivory Coast
Scoring by quarter: 24–19, 18–18, 18–16, 14–28
Pts: Harat 27
Rebs: Harat 14
Asts: Benzegala 4
Pts: Diabate 26
Rebs: Tape 6
Asts: Diabate 6

Final round[edit]

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
25 August
 
 
 Tunisia (OT)69
 
27 August
 
 Morocco68
 
 Tunisia67
 
25 August
 
 Mali60
 
 Ivory Coast57
 
29 August
 
 Mali76
 
 Tunisia51
 
25 August
 
 Angola58
 
 Egypt102
 
27 August
 
 Zimbabwe62
 
 Egypt63
 
25 August
 
 Angola83
 
 Angola62
 
30 August
 
 Central African Republic61
 
 Angola65
 
26 August
 
 Nigeria74
 
 Senegal79
 
27 August
 
 Uganda48
 
 Senegal75
 
26 August
 
 Algeria58
 
 Cameroon71
 
29 August
 
 Algeria73
 
 Senegal79
 
26 August
 
 Nigeria (OT)88 Third place
 
 Cape Verde67
 
27 August30 August
 
 Gabon77
 
 Gabon64 Tunisia82
 
26 August
 
 Nigeria88  Senegal73
 
 Nigeria83
 
 
 Mozambique47
 
 
5th–8th place5th place
 
      
 
28 August
 
 
 Mali51
 
29 August
 
 Egypt74
 
 Egypt69
 
28 August
 
 Algeria63
 
 Algeria84
 
 
 Gabon76
 
7th place
 
 
29 August
 
 
 Mali94
 
 
 Gabon82

Round of 16[edit]

25 August
21:00
Tunisia  69–68 (OT)  Morocco
Scoring by quarter: 17–12, 14–11, 16–24, 9–9, Overtime: 13–12
Pts: Ben Romdhane 22
Rebs: Ben Romdhane 10
Asts: Roll 3
Pts: Kourodu 19
Rebs: Zouita 7
Asts: Zouita 6
25 August
18:30
Ivory Coast  57–76  Mali
Scoring by quarter: 6–22, 10–22, 17–13, 24–19
Pts: Diabate 18
Rebs: Seydou Hima 7
Asts: Diabate 4
Pts: Sidibe 18
Rebs: Ballo 10
Asts: Kante 4
25 August
13:30
Egypt  102–62  Zimbabwe
Scoring by quarter: 23–12, 26–17, 22–11, 31–22
Pts: Amin 18
Rebs: Marei 8
Asts: Tawfik 6
Pts: Chikoko 17
Rebs: Chikoko 10
Asts: Chitsinde 2
25 August
16:00
Angola  62–61  Central African Republic
Scoring by quarter: 15–18, 15–11, 22–21, 10–11
Pts: Moreira 16
Rebs: Mingas 8
Asts: Costa 6
Pts: Kouguere 23
Rebs: Kouguere 7
Asts: Damachoua 2
26 August
13:30
Senegal  79–48  Uganda
Scoring by quarter: 16–13, 20–9, 23–16, 20–10
Pts: Dieng 23
Rebs: Dieng 17
Asts: D'Almeida 8
Pts: Ocitti 16
Rebs: Sebirumbi 12
Asts: Mukooza 3
26 August
21:00
Cameroon  71–73  Algeria
Scoring by quarter: 19–19, 15–15, 21–21, 16–18
Pts: Tchoubaye 22
Rebs: Adala Moto 10
Asts: Bitee 3
Pts: Harat 23
Rebs: Mekdad 7
Asts: Benzegala 8
26 August
16:00
Cape Verde  67–77  Gabon
Scoring by quarter: 24–20, 17–19, 17–16, 9–22
Pts: Correia 23
Rebs: Almeida 10
Asts: Xavier 7
Pts: Mayimba 17
Rebs: Essono Mve 10
Asts: Kobangoye Ikinda 4
26 August
18:30
Nigeria  83–47  Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 29–16, 12–8, 20–12, 22–11
Pts: Aminu 14
Rebs: Lawal 12
Asts: Umeh 4
Pts: Matos 14
Rebs: Martins 4
Asts: Matos 4

Quarterfinals[edit]

27 August
13:30
Gabon  64–88  Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 11–23, 14–26, 9–23, 30–16
Pts: Mayimba 21
Rebs: Lasme 9
Asts: Boundou 3
Pts: Aminu 17
Rebs: Aminu 10
Asts: Uzoh 6
27 August
16:00
Egypt  63–83  Angola
Scoring by quarter: 13–20, 16–23, 17–17, 17–23
Pts: Amin 19
Rebs: Khalifa 8
Asts: Khalifa 4
Pts: C. Morais 19
Rebs: Ambrosio 5
Asts: Costa 6
27 August
18:30
Senegal  75–58  Algeria
Scoring by quarter: 17–12, 20–16, 25–9, 13–21
Pts: Dieng 20
Rebs: Dieng 17
Asts: Dieng 8
Pts: Harat, Mounir Benzegala 12
Rebs: Touati 7
Asts: four players 1
27 August
21:00
Tunisia  67–60  Mali
Scoring by quarter: 18–4, 15–20, 13–11, 21–25
Pts: El Mabrouk 16
Rebs: Ben Romdhane 7
Asts: Abada 5
Pts: Cissé 14
Rebs: Djambo 8
Asts: Kante 3

5th–8th place semifinals[edit]

28 August
15:00
Mali  51–74  Egypt
Scoring by quarter: 13–18, 10–8, 7–18, 21–30
Pts: Moungoro 14
Rebs: Kante 6
Asts: Cisse 1
Pts: Elgammal 9
Rebs: Khalifa 10
Asts: Marei 4
28 August
17:00
Algeria  84–76  Gabon
Scoring by quarter: 28–13, 22–18, 15–23, 19–22
Pts: Harat 23
Rebs: Dekkiche 6
Asts: Ammour 3
Pts: Mayimba 18
Rebs: Lasme 8
Asts: Kobangoye Ikinda 2

Semifinals[edit]

29 August
18:30
Senegal  79–88 (OT)  Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 15–18, 22–17, 26–22, 13–19Overtime: 3–12
Pts: Dieng 20
Rebs: Dieng 16
Asts: Dalmeida 11
Pts: Oguchi 28
Rebs: Lawal 11
Asts: Aminu 4
29 August
21:00
Tunisia  51–58  Angola
Scoring by quarter: 9–15, 6–9, 17–17, 19–17
Pts: Ben Romdhane 12
Rebs: Mejri 9
Asts: Abada 4
Pts: Mingas 14
Rebs: Costa 8
Asts: Morais 3

Fifteenth place match[edit]

27 August
11:00
Zimbabwe  64–72  Uganda
Scoring by quarter: 17–20, 12–16, 11–14, 24–22
Pts: Maturure 20
Rebs: Chitsinde 8
Asts: Chitsinde 3
Pts: Ocitti 27
Rebs: Ocitti 8
Asts: Mukooza 7

Thirteenth place match[edit]

28 August
9:00
Central African Republic  74–86  Morocco
Scoring by quarter: 20–17, 16–15, 20–28, 18–26
Pts: Kouguere 22
Rebs: Djimrabaye 7
Asts: Damachoua 4
Pts: Kourodu 21
Rebs: Zouita 7
Asts: Khalfi 9

Eleventh place match[edit]

28 August
11:00
Ivory Coast  63–70  Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 18–22, 10–6, 15–23, 20–19
Pts: Diabate 19
Rebs: Meite 7
Asts: Diabate 8
Pts: A. Matos 21
Rebs: Ubisse 10
Asts: P. Matos 4

Ninth place match[edit]

28 August
13:00
Cape Verde  66–88  Cameroon
Scoring by quarter: 30–16, 8–25, 24–19, 9–23
Pts: Xavier 19
Rebs: Almeida 11
Asts: Almeida 8
Pts: Moundou Missi 16
Rebs: Adala Moto 8
Asts: Bitee 3

Seventh place match[edit]

29 August
13:30
Mali  94–82  Gabon
Scoring by quarter: 35–31, 23–21, 14–17, 22–13
Pts: Tangara 20
Rebs: Tangara 17
Asts: Kante 8
Pts: Mayimba 18
Rebs: Mayimba 9
Asts: Essono Mvé 6

Fifth place match[edit]

29 August
16:00
Egypt  69–63  Algeria
Scoring by quarter: 13–13, 14–17, 19–14, 23–19
Pts: Marei 17
Rebs: Marei 11
Asts: Khalifa 4
Pts: Touati 15
Rebs: Touati 10
Asts: Mostefat 4

Third place match[edit]

30 August
18:30
Tunisia  82–73  Senegal
Scoring by quarter: 23–18, 14–15, 23–19, 22–21
Pts: Roll 25
Rebs: Braa 9
Asts: Roll 5
Pts: Mendy 19
Rebs: Dieng 12
Asts: Dalmeida 9

Final[edit]

30 August
21:00
Angola  65–74  Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 13–10, 11–27, 12–14, 29–23
Pts: Morais 15
Rebs: Mingas 8
Asts: Costa 4
Pts: Oguchi 19
Rebs: Aminu 12
Asts: Uzoh 3

Final Rankings[edit]

Qualified for the 2016 Olympics
Qualified to Final Olympic Qualifying Tournament
Rank Team Record FIBA World Rankings
Before After Change
1st, gold medalist(s)  Nigeria 6–1 24 25 -1
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Angola 5–2 16 15 1
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Tunisia 6–1 23 23 0
4  Senegal 5–2 30 31 -1
5  Egypt 6–1 41 41 0
6  Algeria 3–4 80 68 12
7  Mali 3–4 T-62 T-57 5
8  Gabon 1–6 NR 76 12
9  Cameroon 3–2 43 52 -9
10  Cape Verde 3–2 55 63 -8
11  Mozambique 2–3 T-66 T-61 5
12  Ivory Coast 2–3 37 40 -3
13  Morocco 1–4 60 60 0
14  Central African Republic 1–4 T-56 T-57 -1
15  Uganda 1–4 NR T-89 -1
16  Zimbabwe 0–5 NR T-91 -3

Rewards[edit]

 2015 FIBA Africa Championship Winners 

Nigeria
First title
Most Valuable Player
Nigeria Chamberlain Oguchi

All Tournament Team [4][edit]

Partners and sponsors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CALENDRIER : AfroBasket 2015". Tunisian Basketball Federation. Archived from the original on 2015-08-22.
  2. ^ "Draw for AfroBasket 2015 set to take place on 4 April". FIBA. 2015-03-05.
  3. ^ "Afrobasket championship starts in Tunisia". BBC News. 2015-08-19.
  4. ^ "Oguchi named MVP of AfroBasket 2015, headlines All-Star Five". FIBA. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015.

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