Cape Verde national basketball team

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Cape Verde Cape Verde
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FIBA ranking 63 Decrease8
Joined FIBA 1988
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Cape Verde Basketball Federation Portuguese: Federação Cabo-verdiana de Basquetebol
Coach Luis Magalhães
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
FIBA Africa Championship
Appearances 6
Medals Bronze medal africa.svg Bronze: 2007
Uniforms
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Team colours
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Team colours
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The Cape Verde national basketball team represents Cape Verde in international basketball matches and is administered by the Federação Cabo-verdiana de Basquetebol.

Its greatest accomplishment was the bronze medal at the AfroBasket 2007, where Cape Verde beat Egypt in its last game.

Achievements[edit]

Competitive record[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Yet to qualify

World Championships[edit]

Yet to qualify

FIBA Africa Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1989 FIBA Africa Championship 1989 Luanda, Angola
1992 FIBA Africa Championship 1992 Cairo, Egypt
1993 FIBA Africa Championship 1993 Nairobi, Kenya
1995 FIBA Africa Championship 1995 Algiers, Algeria
1997 7 FIBA Africa Championship 1997 Dakar, Senegal
1999 9 FIBA Africa Championship 1999 Angola
2001 FIBA Africa Championship 2001 Morocco
2003 FIBA Africa Championship 2003 Alexandria, Egypt
2005 FIBA Africa Championship 2005 Algiers, Algeria
2007 3rd, bronze medalist(s) FIBA Africa Championship 2007 Angola
2009 13 FIBA Africa Championship 2009 Libya
2011 - FIBA Africa Championship 2011 Antananarivo, Madagascar
2013 6 FIBA Africa Championship 2013 Côte d'Ivoire
2015 10 FIBA Africa Championship 2015 Tunisia
2017 To be determined FIBA Africa Championship 2017 Republic of the Congo

Current roster[edit]

Team for the 2015 FIBA Africa Championship. [1]

Cape Verde men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
SG 4 Dimitry Akanda-Coronel 23 – (1992-08-13)13 August 1992 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Bryant Bulldogs men's basketball United States
PG 5 Jeffrey Xavier 29 – (1985-09-07)7 September 1985 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Medi Bayreuth Germany
SF 6 Ivan Almeida 26 – (1989-05-10)10 May 1989 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Chorale Roanne Basket France
G 7 Braima Freire 33 – (1982-01-19)19 January 1982 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Fisica Desportiva de Torres Vedras Portugal
G 8 Mario Correia 37 – (1978-03-17)17 March 1978 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 1 De Agosto Angola
F 9 Joel Almeida 29 – (1985-10-11)11 October 1985 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Conservas de Cambados Xuven Spain
C 10 Michael Mendes 25 – (1990-08-17)17 August 1990 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Predio Cape Verde
F 11 Fidel Mendonca 31 – (1984-07-07)7 July 1984 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Sport Algés e Dafundo Portugal
C 12 Kevin Clay Gomes 19 – (1995-10-29)29 October 1995 2.09 m (6 ft 10 in) FC Porto (basketball) Portugal
PG 13 Brian Rudolph 26 – (1988-09-17)17 September 1988 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Loyola Greyhounds men's basketball United States
F 14 Kevin Coronel 23 – (1991-09-03)3 September 1991 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Académica do Mindelo Cape Verde
F 15 Rodrigo Mascarenhas 35 – (1980-03-24)24 March 1980 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) S.L. Benfica (basketball) Portugal
Head coach
Assistant coach
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 19 August 2015

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Michael Mendes Kevin Clay Gomes
PF Rodrigo Mascarenhas Kevin Coronel
SF Ivan Almeida Joel Almeida Fidel Mendonca
SG Dimitry Akanda-Coronel Braima Freire
PG Jeff Xavier Mario Correira Brian Rudolph

Notable players[edit]

Other current notable players from Cape Verde:

Cape Verde men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
C Walter Tavares 24 – (1992-03-22)22 March 1992 2.21 m (7 ft 3 in) Atlanta Hawks United States

Legend
  • Club – describes current club
  • Age – describes age
    on 9 August 2016

Past Rosters[edit]

Scroll down to see more.

Team for the 2013 FIBA Africa Championship.[2][3]

Cape Verde men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
F 4 Coronel, Dimitry 21 – (1992-08-13)13 August 1992 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Maine Univ. United States
G 5 da Rosa, Shane 25 – (1988-04-23)23 April 1988 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Bristol Community College United States
G/F 6 Oliver, Avey 29 – (1983-10-12)12 October 1983 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) TV Hohenlimburg Germany
G 7 Freire, Braima 31 – (1982-01-19)19 January 1982 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Seven Stars Cape Verde
G 8 Correia, Mário 35 – (1978-03-17)17 March 1978 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Promade Cabinda Angola
F 9 Gomes, Flávio 24 – (1988-12-26)26 December 1988 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) AngraBasket Portugal
C 10 Mendes, Michel 23 – (1990-08-17)17 August 1990 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Prédio SGL Cape Verde
C 11 Lima, Aldevino 26 – (1986-08-25)25 August 1986 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Northeastern United States
C 12 Tavares, Walter 21 – (1992-03-22)22 March 1992 2.20 m (7 ft 3 in) Atlanta Hawks United States
G 13 Rudolph, Jr., Brian 24 – (1988-09-17)17 September 1988 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Loyola (MD) United States
F 14 Coronel, Kevin 21 – (1991-09-03)3 September 1991 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Académica do Mindelo Cape Verde
F 15 Mascarenhas, Rodrigo 33 – (1980-03-24)24 March 1980 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Mindelo Vets Cape Verde
Head coach
Assistant coach
Fitness coach
Physiotherapist
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 20 August 2013

Head coach position[edit]

Kit[edit]

Manufacturer[edit]

2015: Peak

[edit]

2015: Zap

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cape Verde|2015 Afrobasket, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Cabo Verde". Fcbb.cv. Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cape Verde Roster". Fcbb.cv. Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Head coaches, fiba.com, accessed 8 May 2013.

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