Angola women's national basketball team

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For the men's team, see Angola national basketball team.
 Angola
AfroBasket Women 2015
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FIBA ranking 18 Steady
Joined FIBA 1979
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Federação Angolana de Basquetebol
Coach Jaime Covilhã
Olympic Games
Appearances 1
Women's World Cup
Appearances 1 (2014)
FIBA Africa Championship for Women
Appearances 16
Medals Gold medal africa.svg (2011, 2013)
Bronze medal africa.svg (1981, 1986, 1994, 2007, 2009)
Uniforms
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Angola women's national basketball team is the basketball team which represents Angolan women internationally. In 2011 FIBA Africa Championship for Women They won their first Continantal African title and they qualified for the first time to 2012 Summer Olympics. They have yet to make an appearance in the FIBA World Championship for Women.

History[edit]

FIBA Africa Championship for Women 2007[edit]

The squad traveled to Senegal for the FIBA Africa Championship for Women 2007 in September 2007. It went 4–1 in the first round of the competition, losing only to the Democratic Republic of the Congo once they had clinched advancement to the next round. In the round of single elimination, Angola beat Côte d'Ivoire 44–42, before losing to eventual champion Mali by 9. In the third place game, Angola beat Mozambique by 15 to clinch a spot in the qualifying tournament for the 2008 Summer Olympics.

FIBA Africa Championship for Women 2011[edit]

Angola won its first African title at the 2011 FIBA Africa Championship for Women in Bamako, Mali. It finished with a 7–1 record with Small forward Nacissela Maurício being named the tournament's MVP. Moreover, Power forward Sónia Guadalupe was named to the All-Tournament team. With this win, Angola secured a spot at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Reached Position GP W L GS GA GD
United Kingdom London 2012 Group stage 16th 5 0 5 243 395 −152
Total 1/1 0 titles 5 0 5 243 395 −152

World Cup[edit]

Year Reached Position GP W L GS GA GD
Turkey Istanbul/Ankara 2014 Group stage 16th 3 0 3 125 286 −161
Total 1/1 0 titles 3 0 3 125 186 −161

African Games[edit]

Year Reached Position GP W L GS GA GD
Kenya Nairobi 1987 Final 2nd
Egypt Cairo 1991 Did not participate
Zimbabwe Harare 1995
South Africa Jo'burg 1999
Nigeria Abuja 2003 Semi-finals 4th
Algeria Algiers 2007 Semi-finals 3rd
Mozambique Maputo 2011 Final 2nd
Republic of the Congo Brazzaville 2015 Semi-finals 3rd
Total 5/8 0 titles ' ' ' ' ' '

AfroBasket[edit]

Year Reached Position GP W L GS GA GD
Senegal Dakar 1981 Semi-finals 3rd
Angola Luanda 1983 Quarter-finals 6th
Senegal Dakar 1984 Quarter-finals 7th
Mozambique Maputo 1986 Semi-finals 3rd
Tunisia Tunis 1990 Quarter-finals 5th
Senegal Dakar 1993 Quarter-finals 6th
South Africa Jo'burg 1994 Semi-finals 3rd
Kenya Nairobi 1997 Quarter-finals 5th
Tunisia Tunis 2000 Quarter-finals 5th
Mozambique Maputo 2003 Semi-finals 4th
Nigeria Abuja 2005 Quarter-finals 6th
Senegal Dakar 2007 Semi-finals 3rd
Madagascar Antananarivo 2009 Semi-finals 3rd
Mali Bamako 2011 Final 1st
Mozambique Maputo 2013 Final 1st
Cameroon Yaoundé 2015 Semi-finals 4th
Total 16/16 2 titles ' ' ' ' ' '

Team[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Roster for the AfroBasket Women 2015.

Angola women's national basketball team - AfroBasket Women 2015 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
PG 4 Fineza Eusébio 25 – (1990-07-18)18 July 1990 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
G 5 Artemis Afonso 22 – (1993-01-06)6 January 1993 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Quinta dos Lombos Portugal
PG 6 Felizarda Jorge 30 – (1985-02-23)23 February 1985 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Interclube Angola
G 7 Rosa Gala 24 – (1991-09-30)30 September 1991 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PG 8 Isabel Francisco 35 – (1980-07-21)21 July 1980 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F 9 Marinela Muxiri 30 – (1985-07-06)6 July 1985 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Quinta dos Lombos Portugal
C 11 Luísa Tomás 32 – (1983-03-24)24 March 1983 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F 12 Ana Gonçalves 22 – (1993-01-03)3 January 1993 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Interclube Angola
SF 13 Nacissela Maurício (C) 35 – (1980-06-02)2 June 1980 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
PF 14 Nadir Manuel 28 – (1986-11-30)30 November 1986 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Interclube Angola
SF 15 Nguendula Filipe 33 – (1982-05-20)20 May 1982 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Interclube Angola
Head coach
Assistant coach

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

Head coach position[edit]

Players[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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