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
FIBA World Cup
Appearances 1
Medals None
FIBA Africa Championship
Appearances 16
Medals Silver medal africa.svg Silver: 2001
Bronze medal africa.svg Bronze: 1965
Uniforms
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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 Cup[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
2002 15 2002 FIBA World Championship Indianapolis, United States
2019 To Be Determined 2019 FIBA World Championship China

The Algerian Team had a disappointing first run in the 2002 FIBA World Championship. They lost their first first round game against the United States 60-100 and also their second and third first round games against China(82-96) and Germany(70-102).[2]

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 6 FIBA Africa Championship 2015 Radès, Tunisia
2017 To Be Determined FIBA Africa Championship 2017 To Be Determined

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 2015 FIBA Africa Championship.

Algeria men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
G 4 Mostefai, Abderrahman 26 – (1989-05-03)3 May 1989 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) GS Pétroliers Algeria
G/F 5 Dekkiche, Abdesslem 29 – (1986-02-27)27 February 1986 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) GS Pétroliers Algeria
G 6 Sahraoui, Faycal 36 – (1979-07-27)27 July 1979 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Union Basket La Rochelle France
PG 7 Mekdad, Samir 28 – (1986-10-12)12 October 1986 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Berck France
PG 8 Benzegala, Mounir 28 – (1987-04-07)7 April 1987 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) GS Pétroliers Algeria
F 9 Harat, Mohamed 25 – (1990-06-09)9 June 1990 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) FUS de Rabat Morocco
G 10 Zerouali, Mohamed 25 – (1990-03-27)27 March 1990 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) CSC Constantine Algeria
C 11 Ghezzoul, Touhami 28 – (1987-01-05)5 January 1987 2.09 m (6 ft 10 in) GS Pétroliers Algeria
F 12 Ammour, Kamel 24 – (1991-06-17)17 June 1991 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Brissac-Aubance France
F 13 Gaham, Hocine 29 – (1986-05-01)1 May 1986 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) GS Pétroliers Algeria
F 14 Cheriet, Mehdi 28 – (1987-04-12)12 April 1987 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Roanne France
C 15 Touati, Sedik 26 – (1987-01-25)25 January 1987 2.15 m (7 ft 1 in) GS Pétroliers Algeria
Head coach
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 19 August 2015

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]

Kit[edit]

Manufacturer[edit]

2015: Peak [4]

[edit]

2015: Ooredoo [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIBA National Federations – Algeria, fiba.com, accessed 14 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Schedule & results | 2002 World Championship for Men | ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM". www.fiba.com. Retrieved 2016-01-31. 
  3. ^ Head coaches, fiba.com, accessed 8 May 2013.
  4. ^ a b 2015 Afrobasket - Final Round - Mohamed HARAT (ALG)'s profile - FIBA.com, Retrieved 3 October 2015.

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