Niger national basketball team

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FIBA ranking Not ranked
Joined FIBA 1963
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Fédération Nigérienne de Basket-Ball
Nickname(s) Giraffes
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
African Championship
Appearances 1 (1968)
Medals None

The Niger national basketball team represents Niger in international competitions. It is administrated by the Fédération Nigérienne de Basket-Ball.[1]

Niger had its best performance at the 1968 African Basketball Championship, when Niger finished 8th after beating Côte d'Ivoire 73-62.


Performance at Summer Olympics[edit]

yet to qualify

Performance at World championships[edit]

yet to qualify

Performance at FIBA Africa Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1968 8 FIBA Africa Championship 1968 Casablanca, Morocco
2015 TBD FIBA Africa Championship 2015 TBD

External links[edit]


  1. ^ FIBA National Federations – Niger,, accessed 26 January 2014.