Gambia national basketball team

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The Gambia The Gambia
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FIBA ranking T-94 Steady
Joined FIBA 1972
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Gambia Basketball Association (GBA)
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
African Championship
Appearances 1 (1978)
Medals None
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 Gambia national basketball team represents The Gambia in international competitions. It is administrated by the Gambia Basketball Association (GBA).[1]

The team's best international performance to date was 9th place at the 1978 African Basketball Championship.

Competitive record[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

yet to qualify

World championship[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA Africa Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1978 9 FIBA Africa Championship 1978 Dakar, Senegal
2017 To Be Determined FIBA Africa Championship 2017 Republic of the Congo

African Games[edit]

yet to qualify

Current roster[edit]

Team for the FIBA Africa Championship 2005 qualification:[2] (last publicized squad)

Gambia roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
Hassan Musa Jaissey 26 – (1978-10-28)October 28, 1978
Alajie Jaiteh 17 – (1987-08-16)August 16, 1987
Badara Joof 16 – (1988-12-14)December 14, 1988
Dawda Njie 17 – (1988-02-17)February 17, 1988
Omar Njie 17 – (1988-03-18)March 18, 1988
Alieu Sarr 30 – (1975-03-15)March 15, 1975
Muhammed Musa Sarr 24 – (1980-09-30)September 30, 1980
Momodou Lamin Sowe 20 – (1985-02-10)February 10, 1985
Njogu Taal 19 – (1986-03-19)March 19, 1986
Muhammadou Trawally 25 – (1980-01-07)January 7, 1980
Bunja Yabou 19 – (1986-06-19)June 19, 1986
Head coach

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Assistant coach(es)

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Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current pro club
  • Age – describes age on 15 Aug 2005

Notable players[edit]

Notable players from the Gambia:

Gambia roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
F/C Pierre Jallow 36 – (1979-08-08)8 August 1979 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Nilan Bisons Loimaa Finland

Legend
  • Club – describes current club
  • Age – describes age on 3 April 2016

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIBA National Federations – The Gambia, fiba.com, accessed 5 July 2013.
  2. ^ Gambia - 2005 FIBA Africa Championship for Men: Qualifying Round, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 6 April 2016.