FIBA Africa Under-18 Championship

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For the women's tournament, see FIBA Africa Under-18 Championship for Women.
FIBA Africa Under-18 Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016 FIBA Africa Under-18 Championship
Sport Basketball
Founded 1975
Continent FIBA Africa (Africa)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Angola (2016)
Most titles  Nigeria (7 titles)
Official website [1]

The FIBA Africa Under-18 Championship is an under-18 basketball championship in the International Basketball Federation's FIBA Africa zone. The event started in 1977 and is held bi-annually since 2006. Top 2 compete in the FIBA Under-19 World Championship.

Summary[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Game
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
1977
Details
Egypt
Cairo

Egypt
round robin
Central African Republic

Tunisia
round robin  ?
1980
Details
Angola
Luanda

Angola
round robin
Central African Republic

Nigeria
round robin  ?
1982
Details
Mozambique
Maputo

Angola
round robin
Mozambique

Senegal
round robin  ?
1984
Details
Egypt
Cairo

Egypt
round robin
Angola

Mozambique
round robin  ?
1987
Details
Nigeria
Abuja

Nigeria
round robin
Angola

Guinea
round robin  ?
1988
Details
Mozambique
Maputo

Angola
round robin
Mozambique

Nigeria
round robin  ?
1990
Details
Angola
Luanda

Nigeria
round robin
Angola

Cameroon
round robin  ?
1994
Details
Cameroon
Yaounde [1]

Nigeria
round robin
Angola

Guinea
round robin
Cameroon
1998
Details
Egypt
Alexandria [2]

Nigeria
round robin
Egypt

Angola
round robin
South Africa
2000
Details
Guinea
Conakry [3]

Guinea
round robin
Angola

Mali
round robin
Senegal
2002
Details
Egypt
Cairo

Nigeria
80−60
Angola

Mali

Algeria
2004
Details
Senegal
Dakar

Nigeria
u20
83−82
Cameroon

Angola
62−58
Senegal
2006
Details
South Africa
Durban [4]

Nigeria
69−41
Mali

Angola
74−70 Republic of the Congo
Congo
2008
Details
Egypt
Alexandria [5]

Egypt
85−84
Angola

Nigeria
79−77
Senegal
2010
Details
Rwanda
Kigali

Egypt
67−54
Tunisia

Mali
72−56
Mozambique
2012
Details
Mozambique
Maputo [6]

Senegal
2012 title[7]
71−62
Ivory Coast

Egypt
78–54
Mali
2014
Details
Madagascar
Antananarivo [8]

Egypt
80−69
Tunisia

Mali
75−65
Angola
2016
Details
Rwanda
Kigali [9]

Angola
86−82
Egypt

Mali
59–52
Tunisia
^u20 In 2004, a U20 tournament was organized, instead of U18
^2012 title The Senegalese Basketball Federation relinquished the 2012 title due to age fraud by some of its players

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Nigeria 7 0 3 10
2  Egypt 5 2 1 8
3  Angola 4 7 3 14
4  Ivory Coast 1 1 0 2
5  Guinea 1 0 2 3
6  Tunisia 0 2 1 3
 Mozambique 0 2 1 3
8  Central African Republic 0 2 0 2
9  Mali 0 1 5 6
10  Cameroon 0 1 1 2
11  Senegal 0 0 1 1
Total 17 17 17 51

MVP Awards[edit]

Year MVP Award Winner
1998 Ivory Coast Michel Lasme
2006 Mali Waly Coulibaly
2008 Egypt Amr Gendy
2010 Egypt Aly Mohamed Ahmed
2012 Egypt Ehab Amin
2014 Angola Gerson Domingos
2016 Angola Sílvio Sousa

Participating nations[edit]

Nation Egypt
1977
Angola
1980
Mozambique
1982
Egypt
1984
Nigeria
1987
Mozambique
1988
Angola
1990
Cameroon
1994
Egypt
1998
Guinea
2000
Egypt
2002
Senegal
2004
South Africa
2006
Egypt
2008
Rwanda
2010
Mozambique
2012
Madagascar
2014
Rwanda
2016
Years
 Algeria 4 7 7 8 7 4
 Angola 1980 1982 1984 1987 1988 1990 1994 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 7 5 4 2016 16
 Benin 8 11 2
 Cameroon 1990 4 2004 3
 Central African Republic 1977 1980 5 9 4
 Congo 4 11 2
Democratic Republic of the Congo DR Congo 10 10 6 2
 Egypt 1977 1984 1998 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 7
 Gabon 6 5 10 9 10 5
 Ghana 8 1
 Guinea 1987 1994 2000 5 4
 Ivory Coast 7 6 11 2012 6 8 5
 Kenya 9 12 2
 Madagascar 5 1
 Mali 7 2000 2002 9 2006 5 2010 4 2014 2016 9
 Morocco 6 6 8 9 4
 Mozambique 1982 1984 1988 8 10 4 7 7 8
 Mauritania 8 1
 Nigeria 1980 1987 1988 1990 1994 1998 2002 2004 2006 2008 9 11
 Rwanda 6 11 5 2
 Senegal 1982 4 4 4 2012 5
 South Africa 4 6 2
 Tunisia 1977 5 5 2010 6 2014 4 6
 Uganda 9 1
# Teams 7 6 4 9 10 9 12 11 11 9 11
Top 10

World U-19 Championship record[edit]

Team Brazil
1979
Spain
1983
Italy
1987
Canada
1991
Greece
1995
Portugal
1999
Greece
2003
Serbia
2007
New Zealand
2009
Latvia
2011
Czech Republic
2013
Greece
2015
Egypt
2017
Total
 Angola 13 13 14 13 14 Q 6
 Egypt 12 13 11 12 11 Q 6
 Ivory Coast 15 1
 Mali 15 Q 2
 Nigeria 12 15 11 11 11 13 6
 Senegal 16 1
 Tunisia 16 16 2
Total 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 21

Top ten FIBA Africa teams[edit]

Updated as of 07 Nov 2015 [10]

Rank Change Team Points
15 Increase 2  Egypt 118.0
25 Steady  Angola C 47.8
30 Increase 1  Tunisia 41.0
32 Decrease 2  Mali 39.8
44 Decrease 2  Ivory Coast 21.0
46 Steady  Mozambique 17.6
48 Decrease 5  Nigeria 16.8
49 Increase 5  Algeria 16.4
50 Decrease 2  Senegal 10.0
63 Decrease 1  Gabon 7.2

C Current Africa champion

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1994 African Championship for Junior Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  2. ^ "1998 African Championship for Junior Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  3. ^ "2000 African Championship for Junior Men". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  4. ^ "2006 FIBA Africa U18 Championship for Men Final Round". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  5. ^ "2008 FIBA Africa U18 Championship for Men Final Round". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  6. ^ "2012 Afrobasket U18". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  7. ^ Matthew, Tamba-Jean (2013-12-05). "Senegal dissolves basketball association after cheating scandal". Africa Review. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  8. ^ "2014 Afrobasket U18". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
  9. ^ "FIBA Africa U18 Championship Kigali 2016". FIBA.com. Retrieved 5 May 2016. 
  10. ^ "FIBA World Ranking". FIFA.com. Retrieved 22 Jul 2016. 

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