Central African Republic national basketball team

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Central African Republic Central African Republic
Fédération Centrafricaine de Basketball (logo).jpg
FIBA ranking T-57 Steady
Joined FIBA 1963
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Central African Republic Basketball Federation
Coach Aubin-Thierry Goporo
Olympic Games
Appearances 1 (1988)
Medals None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances 1 (1974)
Medals None
FIBA Africa Championship
Appearances 18
Medals Gold medal africa.svg Gold: 1974, 1987
Bronze medal africa.svg Bronze: 1968
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
Light
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
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The Central African Republic national basketball team are the men's basketball side that represents the Central African Republic in international competitions, administered by the Fédération Centrafricaine de Basketball.

The team won the African Basketball Championship twice. It became the first Sub-Saharan African team to qualify for the Basketball World Cup.

Achievements[edit]

Max Kouguere has been a member of the Central African Republic's national basketball team for many years.

Central African Republic have won the African Championship twice. Their first title came in 1974 when they hosted the tournament and beat Senegal 72–67 in the final. They hoisted the trophy again in 1987 by defeating Egypt 94–87 for the championship. The team also took third place in the 1968 tournament.

Roster[edit]

This was the Central African Republic team for the AfroBasket 2015.[1]

Central African Republic men's national basketball team - AfroBasket 2015 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
G 4 Damachoua, Destin 29 – (1986-08-17)17 August 1986 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) CEP Lorient France
G 5 Madozein, Junior 27 – (1987-10-10)10 October 1987 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) ASOPI Central African Republic
F 6 Pehoua, Lionel 31 – (1983-11-08)8 November 1983 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) France
F 7 Feidanga, Glenn 21 – (1994-02-15)15 February 1994 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) LIU Brooklyn United States
F 8 Grebongo, Johan 21 – (1994-01-18)18 January 1994 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) BCM Gravelines France
C 9 Kongbo, Dimitri 28 – (1987-08-08)8 August 1987 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Annecy Basketball France
F 10 Pehoua, Sydney 27 – (1988-05-03)3 May 1988 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Besançon BCD France
F 11 Zachée, Yannick 28 – (1986-10-29)29 October 1986 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Tarbes Lourdes France
12 Febou, Séverin 27 – (1987-12-20)20 December 1987 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Red Star NDongo Club Central African Republic
F 13 Kouguere, Max 28 – (1987-03-12)12 March 1987 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Pau-Orthez France
F 14 Djada, Philippe 21 – (1994-03-31)31 March 1994 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) Barjouville Basketball France
F 15 Djimrabaye, Jimmy 23 – (1992-04-08)8 April 1992 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) ESSM Le Portel France
Head coach
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 30 August 2015

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Johan Grebongo Dimitri Kongbo
PF Jimmy Djimrabaye Philippe Djada Glenn Feidanga
SF Max Kougere Lionel Pehoua Sydney Pehoua
SG Yannick Zachée Séverin Febou
PG Destin Damachoua Junior Madozein

Notable players[edit]

Other current notable players from the Central African Republic:

Central African Republic men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club
F/C James Mays 29 – (1986-03-08)8 March 1986 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) LG Sakers South Korea
C Patrick O'Bryant 29 – (1986-06-20)20 June 1986 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) Fubon Braves Taiwan
G/F Romain Sato 34 – (1981-03-02)2 March 1981 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Valencia Basket Spain

Legend
  • Club – describes current club
  • Age – describes age
    on 8 April 2017

Performances[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1988 10 Basketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics Seoul, South Korea
2020 To Be Determined Basketball at the 2020 Summer Olympics Tokyo, Japan

FIBA World Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1974 14 1974 FIBA World Championship Puerto Rico
2019 To Be Determined 2019 FIBA World Championship China

FIBA Africa Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1964 FIBA Africa Championship 1964 Casablanca, Morocco
1965 FIBA Africa Championship 1965 Tunis, Tunisia
1968 3rd, bronze medalist(s) FIBA Africa Championship 1968 Casablanca, Morocco
1970 4 FIBA Africa Championship 1970 Alexandria, Egypt
1972 4 FIBA Africa Championship 1972 Dakar, Senegal
1974 1st, gold medalist(s) FIBA Africa Championship 1974 Bangui, Central African Republic
1975 FIBA Africa Championship 1975 Alexandria, Egypt
1978 FIBA Africa Championship 1978 Dakar, Senegal
1980 FIBA Africa Championship 1980 Rabat, Morocco
1981 FIBA Africa Championship 1981 Mogadishu, Somalia
1983 7 FIBA Africa Championship 1983 Alexandria, Egypt
1985 5 FIBA Africa Championship 1985 Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
1987 1st, gold medalist(s) FIBA Africa Championship 1987 Tunis, Tunisia
1989 7 FIBA Africa Championship 1989 Luanda, Angola
1992 6 FIBA Africa Championship 1992 Cairo, Egypt
1993 FIBA Africa Championship 1993 Nairobi, Kenya
1995 FIBA Africa Championship 1995 Algiers, Algeria
1997 5 FIBA Africa Championship 1997 Dakar, Senegal
1999 FIBA Africa Championship 1999 Angola
2001 9 FIBA Africa Championship 2001 Morocco
2003 5 FIBA Africa Championship 2003 Alexandria, Egypt
2005 5 FIBA Africa Championship 2005 Algiers, Algeria
2007 7 FIBA Africa Championship 2007 Angola
2009 6 FIBA Africa Championship 2009 Libya
2011 6 FIBA Africa Championship 2011 Antananarivo, Madagascar
2013 13 FIBA Africa Championship 2013 Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
2015 14 FIBA Africa Championship 2015 Radès, Tunisia
2017 To Be Determined FIBA Africa Championship 2017 To Be Determined

African Games[edit]

  • 1965-1987 : Did not qualify
  • 1991 : 2nd, silver medalist(s)
  • 1995-2015 : Did not qualify
  • 2019 : To be determined

Head coach position[edit]

Past rosters[edit]

Central African Republic men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club
G 4 Ghouzy, Anthony 19 – (1993-08-30)30 August 1993 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Tondema
G 5 White Jr., Tony 24 – (1988-09-22)22 September 1988 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
G 6 Mokongo, Michael 27 – (1986-07-11)11 July 1986 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Chorale Roanne Basket
F 7 Kossangue, William 27 – (1986-05-09)9 May 1986 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
C 8 Grebongo, Johan 19 – (1994-01-18)18 January 1994 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Red Star Ndongo Club
9 Yabanda, Alban 21 – (1992-06-23)23 June 1992 Red Star Ndongo Club
F 10 Siris, Christian 31 – (1981-11-21)21 November 1981 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Red Star Ndongo Club
F 11 Mombollet, Max 32 – (1981-01-17)17 January 1981 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
F 12 Gotagni, Martial 34 – (1979-05-02)2 May 1979 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
F 13 Kouguere, Max 26 – (1987-03-12)12 March 1987 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Le Mans Sarthe Basket
14 Ngoko-Molombe, Jose Pascal 18 – (1995-02-16)16 February 1995
F 15 Djimrabaye, Jimmy 21 – (1992-04-08)8 April 1992 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) BCM Gravelines
Head coach
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 20 August 2013

Kit[edit]

Manufacturer[edit]

2015: Peak [3]

[edit]

2015: Orange [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Afrobabasket 2015 - CAF, FIBA.com, Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. ^ Head coaches, fiba.com, accessed 8 May 2013.
  3. ^ a b 2015 FIBA Africa Championship - CAF, FIBA.com, Retrieved 11 May 2016.

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