FIBA Africa Championship 1987

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FIBA Africa Championship 1987
14th FIBA Africa Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Tunisia
Dates December 17-27
Teams(from 40 federations)
Venues(in 1 host city)
Champions  Central African Republic (2nd title)
MVP Central African Republic Frédéric Goporo
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The FIBA Africa Championship 1987 was hosted by Tunisia from December 17 to December 18, 1987. The games were played in Tunis. The top two countries in this FIBA Africa Championship earned the two berths allocated to Africa for the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. Central African Republic won the tournament, the country's 2nd African championship, by beating Egypt in the final.

Competing Nations[edit]

The following national teams competed:

Group A Group B

 Angola
 Mali
 Nigeria
 Tunisia

 Algeria
 Central African Republic
 Ivory Coast
 Egypt
 Senegal

Preliminary rounds[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
 Angola 6 3 3 0 237 187 +50
 Mali 4 3 1 2 213 227 -14
 Tunisia 4 3 1 2 214 218 -4
 Nigeria 4 3 1 2 202 234 -32

Day 1

 Mali 85–75  Tunisia
 Tunisia 79–64  Nigeria

Day 2

 Angola 81–60  Mali
 Angola 69–60  Tunisia

Day 3

 Nigeria 71–68  Mali
 Angola 87–67  Nigeria

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
 Central African Republic 8 4 4 0 310 258 +52
 Egypt 7 4 3 1 318 299 +19
 Senegal 6 4 2 2 273 284 -11
 Ivory Coast 5 4 1 3 293 298 -5
 Algeria
4 4 0 4 260 315 -55

Day 1

 Ivory Coast 87–63  Algeria
 Egypt 76–69  Senegal

Day 2

 Algeria 79–91  Egypt
 Ivory Coast 68–84  Central African Republic

Day 3

 Senegal 57–71  Central African Republic
 Egypt 71–66  Ivory Coast

Day 4

 Central African Republic 70–53  Algeria
 Ivory Coast 72–80  Senegal

Day 5

 Central African Republic 85–80  Egypt
 Senegal 67–65  Algeria

Knockout stage[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
December 26, 1987
 
 
 Angola77
 
December 27, 1987
 
 Egypt83
 
 Egypt87
 
December 26, 1987
 
 Central African Rep.94
 
 Central African Rep.74
 
 
 Mali73
 
Third place
 
 
December 27, 1987
 
 
 Angola73
 
 
 Mali71

Classification Stage[edit]

 Tunisia 78–76  Senegal
 Ivory Coast 89–77  Nigeria


Final standings[edit]

Qualified for the 1988 Summer Olympics

Awards[edit]

 1987 FIBA Africa Championship 

Central African Republic
Second title
Most Valuable Player
Central African Republic Frédéric Goporo

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