Angola national basketball team

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Angola Angola
FIBA ranking 37 Decrease 4 (28 February 2018)
Joined FIBA 1979
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation FAB Portuguese: Federação Angolana de Basquetebol
Coach Will Voigt
Olympic Games
Appearances 5
Medals None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances 7
Medals None
AfroBasket
Appearances 20
Medals Gold Gold: (1989, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2013)
Silver Silver: (1983, 1985, 2011, 2015)
Bronze Bronze: (1987, 1997)
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The Angolan national basketball team is controlled by the Federação Angolana de Basquetebol. Angola has been a member of FIBA since 1979. Ranking 23rd 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.

History[edit]

Angola made its first official match against Nigeria, under coach Victorino Cunha on February 1, 1976, having lost 62-71.[1]

International competitions[edit]

Angola has competed in many international competitions, including the 1992 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics, 2002 World Championship, 2004 Summer Olympics, the 2006 World Championship, the 2010 World Championship, and the 2014 Basketball World Cup as well as the FIBA Africa Championship, where the team has won 11 of the last 16 championships, with the first coming in 1989, and the most recent in 2013. In addition, they won the tournament at the 1987 All-Africa Games, 2003 All-Africa Games and 2007 All-Africa Games.

2006 FIBA World Championship[edit]

Angola competed at the 2006 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.

Tournament record[edit]

FIBA Africa Championship[edit]

Year Round Position GP W L GS GA GD
Morocco Rabat 1980 7th 5 2 3 371 404 −33
Somalia Mogadishu 1981 10th 5 1 6 275 295 −20
Egypt Alexandria 1983 Final round 2nd 6 3 3 450 443 +7
Ivory Coast Abidjan 1985 Final round 2nd 7 5 2 576 512 +64
Tunisia Tunis 1987 Final round 3rd 5 4 1 387 341 +46
Angola Luanda 1989 Final round 1st 7 7 0 607 391 +216
Egypt Cairo 1992 Final round 1st 6 6 0 474 380 +94
Kenya Nairobi 1993 Final round 1st 6 5 1 522 395 +127
Algeria Algiers 1995 Final round 1st 5 5 0 421 253 +168
Senegal Dakar 1997 Final round 3rd 5 4 1 324 243 +81
Angola Luanda / Cabinda 1999 Final round 1st 7 7 0 586 392 +194
Morocco Rabat / Casablanca 2001 Final round 1st 7 6 1 489 406 +83
Egypt Alexandria 2003 Final round 1st 7 7 0 603 433 +170
Algeria Algiers 2005 Final round 1st 8 8 0 630 400 +230
Angola 5 cities 2007 Final round 1st 6 6 0 574 351 +223
Libya Tripoli / Benghazi 2009 Final round 1st 9 9 0 768 601 +167
Madagascar Antananarivo 2011 Final round 2nd 7 5 2 566 491 +75
Ivory Coast Abidjan 2013 Final round 1st 7 7 0 551 411 +140
Tunisia Radès 2015 Final round 2nd 7 5 2 493 462 +31
Tunisia Radès Senegal Dakar 2017 Final Round 7th 4 2 2 270 257 +13
Total 21/21 11 titles 126 104 22 9937 7861 +2076

African Games[edit]

Year Round Position GP W L GS GA GD
Kenya Nairobi 1987 Final round 1st 5 4 1
Egypt Cairo 1991 No data available
Zimbabwe Harare 1995 Final round 4th 5 2 3
South Africa Jo'burg 1999 Final round 2nd 5 4 1 398 358 +40
Nigeria Abuja 2003 Final round 3rd 3 3 0 228 180 +48
Algeria Algiers 2007 Final round 1st 8 8 0 576 479 +97
Mozambique Maputo 2011 Final round 3rd 7 6 1 487 424 +63
Republic of the Congo Brazzaville 2015 Final round 1st 6 6 0 511 359 +152
Total 8/8 3 titles 39 33 6 2200 1800 +400

Team[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Team for the 2019 World Cup Qualifiers.[2]

Angola National Basketball Team - 2019 World Cup Qualifier roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG 1 Gerson Domingos 21 – (1996-04-16)16 April 1996 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Interclube Angola
C 2 Yanick Moreira 26 – (1991-07-31)31 July 1991 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Parma Basket Russia
SG 3 Gerson Gonçalves 21 – (1996-03-29)29 March 1996 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Petro de Luanda Angola
SF 4 Olímpio Cipriano 35 – (1982-04-09)9 April 1982 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Benfica do Libolo Angola
SG 6 Carlos Morais 32 – (1985-10-16)16 October 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Benfica de Lisboa Portugal
F 7 Roberto Fortes 23 – (1994-11-09)9 November 1994 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Benfica do Libolo Angola
PF 9 Leonel Paulo 31 – (1986-04-30)30 April 1986 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Petro de Luanda Angola
PF 15 Eduardo Mingas (C) 38 – (1979-01-29)29 January 1979 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Interclube Angola
C 16 Hermenegildo Mbunga 32 – (1985-09-04)4 September 1985 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Benfica do Libolo Angola
PF 22 Alexandre Jungo 20 – (1997-10-18)18 October 1997 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Interclube Angola
PF 23 Reggie Moore 36 – (1981-03-31)31 March 1981 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Benfica do Libolo Angola
PG 37 Leandro Conceição 28 – (1989-09-04)4 September 1989 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 16 September 2017

Notable players[edit]

Head coach position[edit]

[3][4][5][6]

Coach Years
Portugal Mário Palma 1999 – 2005
France Michel Gomez 2011
Angola Paulo Macedo May 2013 – Aug 2013
Spain Moncho López Feb 2015 – Aug 2015
Angola Carlos Dinis Feb 2016 –
Angola Manuel Silva Gi May 2017 – Sep 2017
United States Will Voigt Nov 2017 –

AfroBasket rosters[edit]

[7][8][9][10]

Angola national basketball team - 2013 FIBA Africa Championship - Gold Medal roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
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
Angola national basketball team - 2011 FIBA Africa Championship - Silver Medal roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
F 4 Valdelício Joaquim 22 – (1990-04-15)15 April 1990 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. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
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. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
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 - 2005 FIBA Africa Championship - Gold Medal roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
F 4 Olímpio Cipriano 23 – (1982-04-09)9 April 1982 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
G 5 Armando Costa 22 – (1983-06-03)3 June 1983 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Queluz Portugal
F 6 Ângelo Victoriano 37 – (1968-02-08)8 February 1968 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F 7 Gerson Monteiro 32 – (1973-07-12)12 July 1973 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Petro de Luanda Angola
PF 8 Vladimir Ricardino 26 – (1978-10-04)4 October 1978 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SG 9 Carlos Morais 19 – (1985-10-16)16 October 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Petro de Luanda Angola
F/C 10 Joaquim Gomes 24 – (1980-12-23)23 December 1980 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) RheinEnergie Germany
C 11 Victor Muzadi 27 – (1978-06-22)22 June 1978 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
C 12 Abdel Bouckar 25 – (1980-04-08)8 April 1980 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Benfica Lisboa Portugal
SF 13 Carlos Almeida (C) 28 – (1976-09-24)24 September 1976 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PG 14 Miguel Lutonda 33 – (1971-12-24)24 December 1971 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PF 15 Eduardo Mingas 26 – (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 – 2003 FIBA Africa Championship – Gold Medal roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
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(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current club
Angola national basketball team – 2001 FIBA Africa Championship – Gold Medal roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
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(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current club
Angola national basketball team – 1999 FIBA Africa Championship – Gold Medal roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
C 4 Justino Victoriano 25 – (1974-02-19)19 February 1974 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) UTEP Miners United States
SG 5 Aníbal Moreira 32 – (1966-09-19)19 September 1966 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Queluz Portugal
PF 6 Ângelo Victoriano 31 – (1968-02-08)8 February 1968 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PG 7 Cristóvão Swingue 22 – (1977-01-01)1 January 1977 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Petro de Luanda Angola
PF 8 Edmar Victoriano 23 – (1975-11-01)1 November 1975 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Petro de Luanda Angola
SG 9 Víctor de Carvalho 30 – (1969-02-20)20 February 1969 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Petro de Luanda Angola
PF 10 Herlander Coimbra 31 – (1968-06-16)16 June 1968 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F/C 11 Joaquim Gomes 18 – (1980-12-23)23 December 1980 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Petro de Luanda Angola
F/C 12 David Dias 30 – (1969-04-21)21 April 1969 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SG 13 Carlos Almeida 22 – (1976-09-24)24 September 1976 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Petro de Luanda Angola
PG 14 Miguel Lutonda 27 – (1971-12-24)24 December 1971 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F/C 15 Jean-Jacques 35 – (1964-04-03)3 April 1964 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Málaga Spain
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Angola all-time record against all nations[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trajectória Seleção nacional sénior masculino no Afrobasket" (in Portuguese). Nexus.ao. 16 Aug 2005. Retrieved 11 Jun 2016.
  2. ^ "Angola". FIBA.com. Retrieved 24 Nov 2017.
  3. ^ Head coaches, fiba.com, accessed 8 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Basketball: Spanish Moncho Lopez appointed new coach of Angola". ANGOP – Angolan News Agency. 9 Feb 2015. Retrieved 10 Feb 2015.
  5. ^ "Basketball: Carlos Dinis named new national head coach". ANGOP – Angolan News Agency. 2 Feb 2016. Retrieved 1 Feb 2016.
  6. ^ "Basketball: US coach takes over Angolan basketball team". ANGOP – Angolan News Agency. 12 Nov 2017. Retrieved 14 Nov 2017.
  7. ^ "Angola roster - 2013 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  8. ^ "Angola roster - 2011 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  9. ^ "Angola roster - 2009 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  10. ^ "Angola roster - 2007 FIBA Africa Championship for Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12.

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