Benin national basketball team

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Benin Benin
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FIBA ranking T-94 Steady
Joined FIBA 1962
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Fédération Béninoise de Basketball (FBB)
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
African Championship
Appearances 1 (1974)
Medals None
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
Team colours
Team colours
Away

The Benin national basketball team is the national basketball team representing Benin in international competitions. It is administrated by the Fédération Béninoise de Basketball (FBB).[1]

Benin had its best performance at the 1974 FIBA Africa Championship when it finished in Africa's Top Ten, ahead of Somalia.

Roster[edit]

Team for the AfroBasket 2015 qualification.[2]

Benin men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
Ayouba Aboubakari Aboudoulaye 29 – (1986-01-01)1 January 1986 Benin
Adéyinka Sege Prudence Adeossi 26 – (1989-06-01)1 June 1989 Benin
Tankpinou Moussiliou Ahivohozin 31 – (1984-08-15)15 August 1984 Benin
Romario Lacatus Y. Akpachi 21 – (1993-10-15)15 October 1993 Benin
Agnidé Khaled Mohamed Bouraima 28 – (1987-01-28)28 January 1987
Karim Damele 21 – (1993-09-01)1 September 1993 Benin
Moussa Diene 31 – (1983-11-05)5 November 1983 Benin
Cyde Junior Habib Dovonou 31 – (1984-05-03)3 May 1984 Benin
Aremou Naofall Folahan 25 – (1990-06-28)28 June 1990
Gérard Joël Oluwanife Gnimassou 27 – (1988-03-11)11 March 1988 Benin
Rafiou Issaka 21 – (1993-12-18)18 December 1993 Benin
Spéro Martin Simplice Kaneho 24 – (1990-11-27)27 November 1990 Benin
Vivien Cocouvi Tossou 21 – (1993-11-30)30 November 1993 Benin
Olaoumi Festus Worou 21 – (1993-10-25)25 October 1993 Benin
Tounde Kodjori Arnold Yacoubou 27 – (1988-05-13)13 May 1988 Benin
Head coach

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Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 19 August 2015

Notable players[edit]

Other current notable players from Benin:

Benin roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
C Mouphtaou Yarou 25 – (1990-06-26)26 June 1990 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Le Mans Sarthe Basket France

Legend
  • Club – describes current club
  • Age – describes age on 7 May 2016

Competitive record[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

yet to qualify

World championships[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA Africa Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1974 9th FIBA Africa Championship 1974 Bangui, Central African Republic
2017 To be determined FIBA Africa Championship 2017 Republic of the Congo

African Games[edit]

yet to qualify

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIBA National Federations – Benin, fiba.com, accessed 1 May 2016.
  2. ^ Republic of Benin | 2015 FIBA Africa Championship for Men Qualifying Round, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 6 May 2016.

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