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AfroBasket 2007
24th FIBA Africa Basketball Championship
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Tournament details
Host nation Angola
Dates August 15–25, 2007
Teams 16 (from 53 federations)
Venues(in Luanda, Benguela, Cabinda, Huambo, Lubango host cities)
Champions  Angola (9th title)
MVP Angola Joaquim Gomes
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Mali Niakate (21.8)  Angola (95.7)
Rebounds Egypt El-Ghannam (11.8)  Nigeria (40.3)
Assists Morocco Khalfi (4)  Nigeria (17.8)
Official website
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AfroBasket 2007 was the 24th FIBA Africa Championship, played under the auspices of the Fédération Internationale de Basketball, the basketball sport governing body, and the African zone thereof. The tournament was hosted by Angola, in the cities of Benguela, Cabinda, Huambo and Lubango.

Angola won its fifth consecutive African championship and ninth overall by beating Cameroon 86-72 in the championship game.[1] Cape Verde won the bronze medal game over Egypt. Angola qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing whereas Cameroon and Cape Verde qualified for the 2008 Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Angola's Joaquim Gomes claimed the tournament's Most Valuable Player award.[2]

Venues[edit]

City Arena Capacity
Luanda Pavilhão da Cidadela 6,873
Benguela Pavilhão Acácias Rubras 2,100
Huambo Pavilhão Serra Van-Dúnem 2,010
Lubango Pavilhão Nossa Senhora do Monte 2,000
Cabinda Pavilhão do Tafe 2,000

Qualification[edit]

Squads[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Qualified for the quarterfinals
Relegated to classification matches

All times are in local time UTC+1

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Angola 3 3 0 317 168 +149 6
 Cape Verde 3 2 1 200 242 -42 5
 Morocco 3 1 2 212 261 -49 4
 Rwanda 3 0 3 196 254 -85 3
15 August 2007
Rwanda  66–109  Angola
Scoring by quarter: 17-32, 19-24, 22-27, 8-26
Pts: Ruhezamihigo 17
Rebs: Thomson 6
Asts: three players 2
Pts: Olímpio 17
Rebs: Muzadi 5
Asts: Lutonda 5
17 August 2007
Morocco  80–85 (OT)  Cape Verde
Scoring by quarter: 12-15, 30-21, 12-18, 16-16, Overtime: 10-15
Pts: El Masbahi 18
Rebs: Rhalimi 9
Asts: Khalfi 6
Pts: Mascarenhas, Correia 15
Rebs: Mascarenhas 9
Asts: three players 3

18 August 2007
Angola  100–44  Cape Verde
Scoring by quarter: 25-7, 34-13, 19-13, 22-11
Pts: Miller 13
Rebs: Miller 6
Asts: Lutonda, Olímpio 4
Pts: Correia 11
Rebs: Correia, Monteiro 5
Asts: Fortes 2
18 August 2007
Rwanda  68–74  Morocco
Scoring by quarter: 23-19, 14-12, 8-21, 23-22
Pts: Auriantal 28
Rebs: Auriantal 13
Asts: Miller 6
Pts: Khalfi 24
Rebs: Rhalimi 7
Asts: Khalfi, Ruhezamihigo 4

19 August 2007
Angola  108–58  Morocco
Scoring by quarter: 25-9, 24-12, 29-18, 30-19
Pts: Olímpio 16
Rebs: Muzadi 6
Asts: Morais 4
Pts: Bouhelal 11
Rebs: three players 3
Asts: Bouhelal, Khalfi 2
19 August 2007
Cape Verde  71–62  Rwanda
Scoring by quarter: 16-22, 18-10, 24-15, 13-15
Pts: Mascarenhas 17
Rebs: Mascarenhas 10
Asts: Mascarenhas, Correia 5
Pts: Auriantal 18
Rebs: Auriantal 10
Asts: Auriantal, Ruhezamihigo 2

Group B[edit]

Qualified for the quarterfinals
Relegated to classification matches
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Egypt 3 2 1 205 201 +4 5
 Ivory Coast 3 2 1 195 199 +4 5
 Senegal 3 1 2 211 201 +10 4
 Mali 3 1 2 206 216 -10 4
17 August 2007
Mali  70–85  Senegal
Scoring by quarter: 19-21, 14-25, 23-17, 14-22
Pts: Diakité 15
Rebs: M.Diarra 9
Asts: M.Diarra, Niakate 2
Pts: Ndoye 25
Rebs: Badiane 11
Asts: Ndoye 5
17 August 2007
Egypt  73–65  Ivory Coast
Scoring by quarter: 22-15, 14-19, 16-18, 21-13
Pts: El-Ghannam 23
Rebs: El-Ghannam 13
Asts: El-Gammal 5
Pts: S.Konaté 11
Rebs: Tape 9
Asts: Touali, Diabate 3

18 August 2007
Senegal  63–65  Ivory Coast
Scoring by quarter: 16-15, 14-20, 15-18, 18-12
Pts: Badiane 15
Rebs: Badiane, Sow 6
Asts: Seck 3
Pts: Touali 20
Rebs: Afeli, Djahue 6
Asts: Dioum 2
18 August 2007
Mali  73–66  Egypt
Scoring by quarter: 18-13, 19-14, 22-24, 14-15
Pts: Niakate 23
Rebs: Samake 10
Asts: S.Diakite 4
Pts: Gunady 14
Rebs: El-Ghannam 15
Asts: Khedr 4

19 August 2007
Senegal  63–66  Egypt
Scoring by quarter: 14-17, 13-18, 13-18, 23-13
Pts: Ndoye 20
Rebs: Badiane 11
Asts: Ndoye, Pene 2
Pts: El-Ghannam 15
Rebs: El-Ghannam 10
Asts: Khedr 4
19 August 2007
Ivory Coast  65–63  Mali
Scoring by quarter: 8-23, 14-10, 18-13, 25-17
Pts: Touali 21
Rebs: Touali, Diabate 5
Asts: Koffi 2
Pts: Niakate 26
Rebs: Samake 6
Asts: Diallo 4

Group C[edit]

Qualified for the quarterfinals
Relegated to classification matches
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Nigeria 3 3 0 276 163 +113 6
 Central African Republic 3 2 1 216 194 +22 5
 DR Congo 3 1 2 212 225 -13 4
 Liberia 3 0 3 163 285 -122 3
17 August 2007
Liberia  35–109  Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 12-24, 2-25, 14-41, 7-19
Pts: Kuiah 12
Rebs: Tapeh 4
Asts: Bing 1
Pts: Odia 22
Rebs: Ugboaja 11
Asts: Odia 6
17 August 2007
DR Congo  58–66  Central African Rep.
Scoring by quarter: 23-13, 16-17, 10-13, 9-23
Pts: Mali 15
Rebs: Selengue 10
Asts: Samuna 5
Pts: Bomayako 13
Rebs: Vivies 14
Asts: Mokoteemapa 4

18 August 2007
Nigeria  77–54  Central African Rep.
Scoring by quarter: 22-17, 20-6, 15-14, 20-17
Pts: Anagonye 20
Rebs: Anagonye 10
Asts: Awojobi, Odia 4
Pts: Koundjia 14
Rebs: Siris 5
Asts: four players 2
18 August 2007
Liberia  69–80  DR Congo
Scoring by quarter: 19-28, 10-10, 17-19, 23-23
Pts: Smith 31
Rebs: Wolo 9
Asts: Quaye 4
Pts: Selengue 20
Rebs: Yele 8
Asts: Kizubanata 5

19 August 2007
Nigeria  90–74  DR Congo
Scoring by quarter: 16-20, 24-16, 22-17, 28-21
Pts: Anagonye 22
Rebs: Oyedeji 8
Asts: Odia 6
Pts: Selengue 23
Rebs: Samuna 9
Asts: Samuna 7
19 August 2007
Central African Rep.  96–59  Liberia
Scoring by quarter: 17-8, 29-17, 27-18, 23-16
Pts: Sitchi 20
Rebs: Vivies 10
Asts: Mombollet 4
Pts: Smith, Quaye 11
Rebs: Wolo 5
Asts: Smith, Quaye 2

Group D[edit]

Qualified for the quarterfinals
Relegated to classification matches
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Cameroon 3 3 0 230 183 +47 5
 Tunisia 3 2 1 215 202 +13 5
 Mozambique 3 1 2 174 197 -23 4
 South Africa 3 0 3 183 220 -37 4
17 August 2007
Cameroon  66–54  Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 20-10, 17-15, 18-13, 11-16
Pts: Nanfah 16
Rebs: Owona 11
Asts: Ebongue, Ekanga 3
Pts: Magoliço 15
Rebs: Muchate 9
Asts: Alípio 4
17 August 2007
South Africa  66–72  Tunisia
Scoring by quarter: 19-21, 15-19, 11-18, 21-14
Pts: Mothiba 22
Rebs: Mothiba 8
Asts: Engelbrecht 5
Pts: Maoua 16
Rebs: Rzig 8
Asts: El Amri 4

18 August 2007
Mozambique  61–73  Tunisia
Scoring by quarter: 14-19, 13-19, 11-17, 23-18
Pts: Mandlate 15
Rebs: Muchate 14
Asts: Mandlate 4
Pts: Maoua 21
Rebs: Maoua, Maalaoui 7
Asts: Mouhli 3
18 August 2007
Cameroon  89–59  South Africa
Scoring by quarter: 26-15, 18-19, 28-18, 17-7
Pts: Ekanga 17
Rebs: Bayang, Nanfah 4
Asts: Bitee 5
Pts: Mothiba 15
Rebs: Kgwedi 3
Asts: three players 2
19 August 2007
Mozambique  59–58  South Africa
Scoring by quarter: 9-19, 16-12, 14-17, 20-10
Pts: Magoliço 21
Rebs: Magoliço, Mandlate 7
Asts: four players 2
Pts: Nthuping 12
Rebs: Molebatsi 11
Asts: Engelbrecht 6
19 August 2007
Tunisia  70–75  Cameroon
Scoring by quarter: 18-17, 17-20, 21-21, 14-17
Pts: Dhouibi 16
Rebs: three players 3
Asts: El Amri, Maoua 4
Pts: Mbah 17
Rebs: Nanfah 12
Asts: Mbah 3

Classification Round[edit]

9th-16th place 9th-12th Place 9th place
                   
21 August 2007 – 11:00        
  Morocco  93
22 August 2007 – 16:00
  Liberia  54  
  Morocco  86
21 August 2007 – 13:30
    Mali  76  
  South Africa  76
23 August 2007 – 18:30
  Senegal  99  
  Morocco  68
21 August 2007 – 16:00
    Senegal  79
  Mali  67
21 August 2007 – 11:00
  Mozambique  61  
  Senegal  93 11th place
21 August 2007 – 18:30
    Rwanda  58  
  DR Congo  87   Mali  78
  Rwanda  89     Rwanda  74
23 August 2007 – 16:00
13th-16th place 13th place
22 August 2007 – 11:00
   Liberia   65  
   Mozambique   81  
 
23 August 2007 – 11:00
       Mozambique   85
     South Africa   97
15th place
22 August 2007 – 13:30 23 August 2007 – 11:00
   South Africa   77    Liberia   84
   DR Congo   74      DR Congo   92

9th-16th classification[edit]

21 August 2007
11:00
Morocco  93–54  Liberia
Scoring by quarter: 20-9, 19-18, 25-16, 29-11
Pts: Bassim 24
Rebs: Bouhelal 7
Asts: Mouak 4
Pts: Smith 25
Rebs: Bing 5
Asts: Quaye 4
21 August 2007
13:30
South Africa  76–99  Senegal
Scoring by quarter: 28-27, 14-24, 17-19, 17-29
Pts: Mothiba 19
Rebs: Molebatsi 6
Asts: Engelbrecht 6
Pts: Faye 22
Rebs: Badiane 8
Asts: Sow 6
21 August 2007
16:00
Mali  67–61  Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 14-18, 10-20, 22-12, 21-11
Pts: Niakate 23
Rebs: Diawara 13
Asts: Niakate, N.Diakité 4
Pts: Magoliço 17
Rebs: Magoliço 8
Asts: Alípio 3
21 August 2007
18:30
DR Congo  87–89  Rwanda
Scoring by quarter: 12-14, 19-22, 19-27, 27-14
Pts: Kizubanata 22
Rebs: Kizubanata 9
Asts: Lukusa 4
Pts: Auriantal 28
Rebs: Auriantal 12
Asts: Ruhezamihigo 7

13th-16th classification[edit]

22 August 2007
11:00
Liberia  65–81  Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 15-20, 13-16, 18-17, 19-28
Pts: Smith 20
Rebs: Tapeh, Allison 6
Asts: Quaye 5
Pts: Mandlate 20
Rebs: Magoliço 9
Asts: Mandlate, Alípio 4
22 August 2007
13:30
South Africa  77–74  DR Congo
Scoring by quarter: 12-13, 23-22, 24-17, 18-22
Pts: Molebatsi 19
Rebs: Mothiba 9
Asts: Mazibuko 4
Pts: Selengue 24
Rebs: Ndelo 8
Asts: three players 3

9th-12th classification[edit]

22 August 2007
16:00
Morocco  86–76  Mali
Scoring by quarter: 16-23, 20-23, 25-15, 25-15
Pts: Bouhelal 22
Rebs: Bouhelal 8
Asts: Khalfi 5
Pts: Niakate 25
Rebs: N.Diakité 13
Asts: Niangado 3
22 August 2007
18:30
Senegal  93–58  Rwanda
Scoring by quarter: 23-6, 19-15, 22-16, 29-21
Pts: Faye 19
Rebs: Faye 7
Asts: Pene 5
Pts: Thomson 24
Rebs: Thomson 10
Asts: Thomson 3

15th place[edit]

23 August 2007
11:00
Liberia  84–92  DR Congo
Scoring by quarter: 19-25, 25-29, 20-19, 20-20
Pts: Smith 17
Rebs: Wolo 8
Asts: Quaye 6
Pts: Kizubanata 27
Rebs: Selengue 8
Asts: Lukusa 5

13th place[edit]

23 August 2007
13:30
Mozambique  85–97  South Africa
Scoring by quarter: 20-18, 17-30, 23-16, 25-33
Pts: Magoliço 37
Rebs: Magoliço 5
Asts: Mandlate 5
Pts: Mothiba 27
Rebs: Denyssen 8
Asts: Denyssen, Molebatsi 5

11th place[edit]

23 August 2007
16:00
Mali  78–74  Rwanda
Scoring by quarter: 20-13, 18-17, 21-25, 19-19
Pts: Niakate 22
Rebs: Diawara 11
Asts: Niakate 4
Pts: Thomson 21
Rebs: Auriantal 12
Asts: Ruhezamihigo 5

9th place[edit]

23 August 2007
18:30
Morocco  68–79  Senegal
Scoring by quarter: 16-16, 14-22, 17-20, 21-21
Pts: Rhalimi 18
Rebs: Rhalimi 10
Asts: Khalfi 4
Pts: Faye 20
Rebs: Sow 9
Asts: Pene 6

Knockout Round[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                   
21 August 2007 – 13:00        
  Egypt  67
23 August 2007 – 16:30
  Tunisia  57  
  Egypt  52
21 August 2007 – 18:00
    Cameroon  58  
  Cameroon  76
25 August 2007 – 19:00
  Ivory Coast  56  
  Angola  86
21 August 2007 – 15:30
    Cameroon  72
  Nigeria  53
23 August 2007 – 19:00
  Cape Verde  62  
  Angola  93 Third place
21 August 2007 – 20:30
    Cape Verde  60  
  Angola  78   Cape Verde  53
  Central African Rep.  51     Egypt  51
24 August 2007 – 19:00
5th-8th place 5th place
22 August 2007 – 16:30
   Central African Rep.   46  
   Nigeria   80  
 
24 August 2007 – 16:30
       Nigeria   83
     Tunisia   82
7th place
22 August 2007 – 19:00 23 August 2007 – 14:00
   Tunisia   74    Central African Rep.   69
   Ivory Coast   63      Ivory Coast   63

Quarterfinals[edit]

21 August 2007
13:00
Egypt  67–57  Tunisia
Scoring by quarter: 20-13, 13-14, 12-12, 22-18
Pts: El-Gammal 13
Rebs: El-Ghannam 14
Asts: Khedr 4
Pts: Slimane 16
Rebs: Rzig 6
Asts: Dhouibi 3
21 August 2007
15:30
Nigeria  53–62  Cape Verde
Scoring by quarter: 8-6, 15-17, 9-22, 21-17
Pts: Oyedeji 14
Rebs: Odia 6
Asts: Badmus 5
Pts: Houtman 19
Rebs: three players 9
Asts: Houtman 3

21 August 2007
18:00
Cameroon  76–56  Ivory Coast
Scoring by quarter: 20-9, 13-18, 22-14, 21-15
Pts: Bouli 17
Rebs: Owona 9
Asts: Mbah 7
Pts: N'Diaye 15
Rebs: Afeli 6
Asts: Touali 3
21 August 2007
20:30
Angola  78–51  Central African Rep.
Scoring by quarter: n/a, n/a, 15-10, 27-12
Pts: Olímpio 23
Rebs: Kikas 7
Asts: Morais, Mingas 3
Pts: Mokoteemapa 16
Rebs: three players 3
Asts: three players 1

5th-8th classification[edit]

22 August 2007
16:30
Central African Rep.  46–80  Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 9-24, 16-20, 8-12, 13-24
Pts: Mokoteemapa 12
Rebs: Mombollet, Madozein 3
Asts: Mokoteemapa 3
Pts: Awojobi 18
Rebs: Ugboaja 7
Asts: Odia 6
22 August 2007
19:00
Tunisia  74–63  Ivory Coast
Scoring by quarter: 21-19, 21-23, 18-11, 14-10
Pts: Rzig 27
Rebs: Slimane 9
Asts: Rzig 4
Pts: Touali 15
Rebs: Touali 5
Asts: four players 2

Semifinals[edit]

23 August 2007
16:30
Egypt  52–58  Cameroon
Scoring by quarter: 15-9, 11-24, 14-8, 12-17
Pts: Hussein 15
Rebs: El-Ghannam 7
Asts: Gunady 4
Pts: Mbah 20
Rebs: Mbah 9
Asts: Bouli 4
23 August 2007
19:00
Angola  93–60  Cape Verde
Scoring by quarter: 20-16, 19-16, 25-15, 29-13
Pts: Mílton 18
Rebs: Mingas 7
Asts: five players 2
Pts: Mascarenhas 16
Rebs: Mascarenhas 8
Asts: Correia, Neves 3

7th place[edit]

23 August 2007
14:00
Central African Rep.  69–63  Ivory Coast
Scoring by quarter: 10-17, 26-11, 19-16, 14-19
Pts: Bomayako 20
Rebs: Mombollet 7
Asts: four players 2
Pts: S.Konaté 17
Rebs: S.Konaté 10
Asts: Koffi, Touali 1

5th place[edit]

24 August 2007
16:30
Nigeria  83–82  Tunisia
Scoring by quarter: 11-23, 25-15, 15-18, 18-13
Pts: Oguchi 21
Rebs: Anagonye 9
Asts: Obazuaye 6
Pts: Rzig 13
Rebs: Maalaoui 5
Asts: Maalaoui, Slimane 3

Bronze medal match[edit]

24 August 2007
19:00
Cape Verde  53–51  Egypt
Scoring by quarter: 13-17, 13-15, 13-13, 14-6
Pts: Mascarenhas 15
Rebs: Mascarenhas 12
Asts: five players 2
Pts: Rabie 12
Rebs: Rabie 6
Asts: six players 1

Final[edit]

25 August 2007
19:00
Angola  86–72  Cameroon
Scoring by quarter: 10-10, 23-21, 34-20, 19-21
Pts: Mingas 18
Rebs: Kikas 5
Asts: Mingas 6
Pts: Nanfah 18
Rebs: Nanfah 10
Asts: Mbah 3

Final standings[edit]

Qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics
Qualified for the 2008 Olympic Qualifying Tournament
Rank Team Record
Gold medal africa.svg  Angola 6–0
Silver medal africa.svg  Cameroon 5–1
Bronze medal africa.svg  Cape Verde 4–2
4  Egypt 4–4
5  Nigeria 6–2
6  Tunisia 4–4
7  Central African Rep. 4–4
8  Ivory Coast 2–6
9  Senegal 2–5
10  Morocco 1–6
11  Mali 2–5
12  Rwanda 1–6
13  South Africa 1–6
14  Mozambique 1–6
15  DR Congo 1–6
16  Liberia 1–6
1st
2nd
3rd
 Angola
Armando Costa
Carlos Almeida
Carlos Morais
Eduardo Mingas
Felizardo Ambrósio
Joaquim Gomes
Luís Costa
Miguel Lutonda
Mílton Barros
Olímpio Cipriano
Victor de Carvalho
Victor Muzadi
Coach: Alberto de Carvalho
 Cameroon
Alexandre N'Kembe
Brice Nanfah
Christian Bayang
Franck Ndongo
Gaston Essengué
Jean Pierre Ebongue
Joachim Ekanga
Joseph Owona
Luc Mbah
Parfait Bitee
Patrick Bouli
Romeo Tatchoum
Coach: Lazare Adingono
 Cape Verde
Agildo Cabral
António Moreira
Aquiles Semedo
Felix Monteiro
Mário Correia
Mário Neves
Marques Houtman
Odair Sanches
Rodrigo Mascarenhas
Tony Barros
Vitor Fortes
Waldir Soares
Coach: Emanuel Trovoada

Awards[edit]

 2007 FIBA Africa Championship Winners 

Angola
Ninth title
Most Valuable Player
Angola Joaquim Gomes "Kikas"

All-Tournament Team[edit]

Statistical Leaders[edit]

Individual Tournament Highs[edit]

Individual Game Highs[edit]

Department Name Total Opponent
Points Mozambique Octávio Magoliço 37  South Africa
Rebounds Egypt Tarek El-Ghannam 15  Mali
Assists three players 7
Steals Rwanda Manix Auriantal
Angola Olímpio Cipriano
7  Morocco
Blocks Cameroon Joseph Owona
Nigeria Ejike Ugboaja
4  Mozambique
 Liberia
2-point field goal percentage Democratic Republic of the Congo Gege Kizubanata 100% (9/9)  Liberia
3-point field goal percentage Ivory Coast Guy Touali 100% (5/5)  Mali
Free throw percentage three players 100% (9/9)
Turnovers South Africa Patrick Engelbrecht
Liberia Mark Smith
10  Cameroon
 Morocco

Team Tournament Highs[edit]

Team Game highs[edit]

Department Name Total Opponent
Points  Angola
 Nigeria
109  Rwanda
 Liberia
Rebounds  DR Congo
 Nigeria
51  Rwanda
 Liberia
Assists  Senegal 27  South Africa
Steals  Egypt 26  Mali
Blocks  Nigeria 9  Liberia
2-point field goal percentage  Angola 78.9% (30/38)  Rwanda
3-point field goal percentage  Senegal 52.6% (12/23)  Rwanda
Free throw percentage  Angola 90.9% (20/22)  Cameroon
Turnovers  Liberia 37  Morocco

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Angola wins Africa Basketball Championships (again)". Interbasket.net. 2009-08-15. Retrieved 2009-08-17. 
  2. ^ "LBA - Gomes Leads All-Star Team". 2009-08-15. 

External links[edit]