Republic of the Congo national basketball team

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Not to be confused with DR Congo national basketball team.
Republic of the Congo
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg
FIBA ranking T-79 Decrease 2
Joined FIBA 1962
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Fédération Congolaise de Basketball
Coach Ludovic Pouillard
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
FIBA Africa Championship
Appearances 7
Medals None
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

The Republic of the Congo national basketball team is the men's basketball side that represent the Republic of the Congo in international competition. They have appeared in the FIBA Africa Championship, but have yet to appear in the FIBA World Championship.

Serge Ibaka is the country's most famous player. Yet, he opted to represent Spain internationally since he had lived there for several years.

Competitive record[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA World Championship[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA Africa Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1968 9 FIBA Africa Championship 1968 Casablanca, Morocco
1975 6 FIBA Africa Championship 1975 Alexandria, Egypt
1980 5 FIBA Africa Championship 1980 Rabat, Morocco
1981 7 FIBA Africa Championship 1981 Mogadishu, Somalia
1985 10 FIBA Africa Championship 1985 Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
2009 16 FIBA Africa Championship 2009 Libya
2013 14 FIBA Africa Championship 2013 Côte d'Ivoire
2017 Qualified as host FIBA Africa Championship 2017 Republic of the Congo

African Games[edit]

  • 1965 : 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
  • 1973-2011 : Did not qualify
  • 2015 : 6th
  • 2019 : To be determined

Roster[edit]

Team for the 2015 Afrobasket Qualification: [1]

Congo men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
G 4 Morlende, Kris 35 – (1979-09-28)28 September 1979 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) ADA Blois France
5 Nguia, Japhie 23 – (1992-03-24)24 March 1992 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) C.A.R.A. Republic of the Congo
6 Okemba, Léo 31 – (1984-07-29)29 July 1984 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Le Portel France
F 7 Moupegnou, Jean Felix 32 – (1982-10-17)17 October 1982 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) UJAP Quimper France
8 Kondzy, Romaric 34 – (1980-12-12)12 December 1980 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Inter Club Brazzaville Republic of the Congo
9 Boukinda Dibessa, Bertrand 34 – (1981-03-06)6 March 1981 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) ASB Mazembe Democratic Republic of the Congo
11 Mouesse, Medhie 22 – (1993-04-12)12 April 1993 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Anges Noirs Republic of the Congo
13 Ongoundou, Rodel 22 – (1993-05-03)3 May 1993 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Inter Club Brazzaville Republic of the Congo
Hervé Valence Assoua-Wande 33 – (1982-02-16)16 February 1982 Republic of the Congo
Judicael Romaric Belemene Dzabatou 18 – (1997-02-19)19 February 1997
Jean Serge Davard Koumba 32 – (1983-04-15)15 April 1983 Republic of the Congo
Jacques Kay Missengue 34 – (1981-07-15)15 July 1981
Aymar Steph Patience Ngombo Ignongui 35 – (1980-06-29)29 June 1980 Republic of the Congo
Karl David Nkounkou 21 – (1993-10-15)15 October 1993
Viny Laury Obosso Endombe 20 – (1995-03-03)3 March 1995
Head coach
Assistant coach

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 19 August 2015

Notable players[edit]

Other current notable players from Republic of the Congo:

Republic of the Congo men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
SF Giovan Oniangue 25 – (1991-04-22)22 April 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Paris-Levallois France

Legend
  • Club – describes current club
  • Age – describes age
    on 25 March 2017

Past Rosters[edit]

Scroll down to see more.

Team for the 2013 FIBA Africa Championship.

Congo men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
G 4 Morlende, Kris 33 – (1979-09-28)28 September 1979 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) JDA Dijon Basket France
5 Nguia, Japhie 21 – (1992-03-24)24 March 1992 BC Avenir du Rail Republic of the Congo
6 Okemba, Léo 29 – (1984-07-29)29 July 1984 Le Portel France
F 7 Moupegnou, Jean Felix 30 – (1982-10-17)17 October 1982 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) UJAP Quimper France
8 Kondzy, Romaric 32 – (1980-12-12)12 December 1980 Inter Club Brazzaville Republic of the Congo
9 Boukinda Dibessa, Bertrand 32 – (1981-03-06)6 March 1981 ASB Mazembe Democratic Republic of the Congo
F 10 Oniangue, Giovan 22 – (1991-04-24)24 April 1991 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Paris-Levallois Basket France
11 Mouesse, Medhie 20 – (1993-04-12)12 April 1993 Inter Club Brazzaville Republic of the Congo
F/C 12 Niamamoukoko, Karl 21 – (1992-02-16)16 February 1992 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Patronage Sainte-Anne Republic of the Congo
13 Ongoundou, Rodel 20 – (1993-05-03)3 May 1993 Inter Club Brazzaville Republic of the Congo
14 Gampourou, Exocé 18 – (1994-10-18)18 October 1994
Head coach
Assistant coach

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 20 August 2013

Kit[edit]

Manufacturer[edit]

Spalding [2]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Republic of Congo | 2015 Afrobasket, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  2. ^ #AfroBasket - Day 8: Cape Verde v Republic of Congo (highlights), Youtube video, Retrieved 6 Aug 2016.