FIBA Africa Championship 1983

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For the women's tournament, see 1983 FIBA Africa Championship for Women.
FIBA Africa Championship 1983
12th FIBA Africa Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Egypt
Dates December 19-28
Teams 10 (from 40 federations)
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  Egypt (5th title)
1981
1985 >

The FIBA Africa Championship 1983 was hosted by Egypt from December 19 to December 28, 1983. The games were played in Alexandria. Egypt won the tournament, its fifth African Championship, to qualify for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

Competing Nations[edit]

The following national teams competed:

Group A Group B

 Algeria
 Angola
 Central African Republic
 Egypt
 Liberia

 Ivory Coast
 Guinea
 Mozambique
 Senegal
 Somalia

Preliminary rounds[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
 Egypt 8 4 4 0 341 275 +66
 Angola 6 4 2 2 314 288 +26
 Algeria 6 4 2 2 275 284 -9
 Central African Republic 6 4 2 2 313 297 +16
 Liberia 4 4 0 4 269 368 -99

Day 1

 Egypt 85–64  Algeria
 Central African Republic 97–74  Liberia

Day 2

 Central African Republic 66–74  Algeria
 Angola 72–79  Egypt

Day 3

 Liberia 69–106  Egypt
 Angola 71–65  Algeria

Day 4

 Angola 93–64  Liberia
 Central African Republic 70–71  Egypt

Day 5

 Algeria 72–62  Liberia
 Central African Republic 80–78  Angola

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
 Senegal 8 4 4 0 318 225 +93
 Ivory Coast 7 4 3 1 335 247 +88
 Mozambique 6 4 2 2 304 227 +77
 Somalia 5 4 1 3 257 346 -89
 Guinea
4 4 0 4 232 401 -169

Day 1

 Mozambique 106–38  Guinea
 Senegal 70–66  Ivory Coast

Day 2

 Somalia 94–73  Guinea
 Ivory Coast 80–66  Mozambique

Day 3

 Senegal 54–41  Mozambique
 Ivory Coast 90–56  Somalia

Day 4

 Ivory Coast 99–55  Guinea
 Senegal 92–52  Somalia

Day 5

 Mozambique 91–55  Somalia
 Senegal 102–66  Guinea

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
December 27, 1983
  Egypt  84  
  Ivory Coast  68  
 
December 28, 1983
      Egypt  94
    Angola  68
Third place
December 27, 1983 December 28, 1983
  Senegal  61   Ivory Coast  71
  Angola  68     Senegal  78

Classification Stage[edit]

 Liberia 93–92  Guinea
 Somalia 64–93  Central African Republic
 Algeria 62–68  Mozambique

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team Record
1  Egypt 6-0
2  Angola 3-3
3  Senegal 5-1
4  Ivory Coast 3-3
5  Mozambique 3-2
6  Algeria 2-3
7  Central African Republic 3-2
8  Somalia 1-4
9  Liberia 1-4
10  Guinea 0-5

Egypt qualified for the 1984 Summer Olympics.

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