Kuwait national basketball team

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Kuwait Kuwait
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FIBA ranking 69 Rise1[1]
Joined FIBA 1959
FIBA zone FIBA Asia
National federation KBA
Coach Khaled S M H H Yousef
Nickname(s) Al-Azraq (The Blues)
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
Asian Championships
Appearances 12
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
Dark

The Kuwait national basketball team represents Kuwait in international basketball and is controlled by the Kuwait Basketball Association (Arabic: جمعية الكويتي لكرة السلة ‎‎); the governing body for basketball in the country.

The team has qualified for more major international basketball tournaments than any other nation on the Arabian Peninsula.

Performance[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

yet to qualify

World championships[edit]

yet to qualify

Asia Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1975 12 1975 ABC Championship Bangkok, Thailand
1983 4 1983 ABC Championship Hong Kong
1991 12 1991 ABC Championship Kobe, Japan
1993 9 1993 ABC Championship Jakarta, Indonesia
1995 11 1995 ABC Championship Seoul, South Korea
1999 6 1999 ABC Championship Fukuoka, Japan
2001 12 2001 ABC Championship Shanghai, China
2003 12 2003 ABC Championship Harbin, China
2005 13 2005 FIBA Asia Championship Doha, Qatar
2007 14 2007 FIBA Asia Championship Tokushima, Japan
2009 11 2009 FIBA Asia Championship Tianjin, China
2015 14 2015 FIBA Asia Championship Changsha, China
2017 To be determined 2017 FIBA Asia Championship To be determined

Roster[edit]

2015 FIBA Asia Championship squad.[2]


Kuwait roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
G 1 Yousiff Borhamah 21 – (1994-08-02)August 2, 1994 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Al-Arabi Basketball Kuwait
G 4 Mashari Abu Dhom 22 – (1993-03-19)March 19, 1993 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Al-Arabi Basketball Kuwait
G 5 Hamad Hasan 18 – (1997-08-25)August 25, 1997 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Kuwait SC (basketball) Kuwait
PF 12 Abdulaziz Al-Hamidi 28 – (1987-09-16)September 16, 1987 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Al Qadsia Kuwait
G 13 Mashari Alshammari 20 – (1995-01-22)January 22, 1995 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Al-Jahra SC Kuwait
C 15 Mohammad Marzouq 23 – (1992-05-25)May 25, 1992 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Al-Shabab SC Kuwait
C 16 Nasser Al Zafiri 26 – (1989-05-19)May 19, 1989 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Al Qadsia Kuwait
PF 21 Abdullah Alshammari 22 – (1993-08-18)August 18, 1993 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Al Qadsia Kuwait
F 28 Jum'a Abdel Rahman 28 – (1987-09-08)September 8, 1987 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Kuwait SC (basketball) Kuwait
F 30 Abdullah AlSaeid 26 – (1988-11-27)November 27, 1988 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Kuwait SC (basketball) Kuwait
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on September 23, 2015

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1
C Abdullah Alshammari Mohammad Marzouq
PF Abdullah AlSaeid Nasser Al Zafiri
SF Jum'a Abdel Rahman Abdulaziz Al-Hamidi
SG Mashari Abu Dhom Yousiff Borhamah
PG Hamad Hasan Mashari Alshammari

Past rosters[edit]

2014 Asian Games squad.


Kuwait men's national basketball team - 2014 Asian Games roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
PG 4 Mashari Abu Dhom 21 – (1993-03-19)March 19, 1993 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Al Qadsia Kuwait
PG 5 Ahmad Albaloushi 24 – (1990-04-05)April 5, 1990 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Al Kuwait SC Kuwait
SF 6 Hussein Alkhabbaz 27 – (1987-01-06)January 6, 1987 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Al Kuwait SC Kuwait
PF 7 Abdullah Alshammari 25 – (1989-02-03)February 3, 1989 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Al Sahel Kuwait
PG 8 Shayee Mohanna 27 – (1986-10-30)October 30, 1986 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Al Sahel Kuwait
SG 9 Abdullah Alajmi 27 – (1987-08-10)August 10, 1987 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Al Qadsia Kuwait
PF 10 Abdulaziz Mohammad (C) 27 – (1987-01-08)January 8, 1987 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Al Jahraa Kuwait
PF 11 Mohammad Ashkanani 30 – (1984-02-05)February 5, 1984 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Kazma Kuwait
PF 12 Abdulaziz Al-Hamidi 27 – (1987-09-16)September 16, 1987 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Al Qadsia Kuwait
PF 13 Nayef Alrashidi 25 – (1989-08-10)August 10, 1989 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Al Jahraa Kuwait
C 14 Saleh Albrahim 24 – (1990-05-16)May 16, 1990 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Al Qadsia Kuwait
SG 15 Nawwaf Aldhufairi 26 – (1988-06-18)June 18, 1988 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Kazma Kuwait
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on September 19, 2014

Head coach position[edit]

Kit[edit]

[edit]

2015: Kuwait Airways[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking for Men". Fiba.Com. 3 October 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  2. ^ a b 2015 FIBA Asia Championship – Kuwait, FIBA.com, accessed 16 February 2016.

External links[edit]