Uganda national basketball team

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Uganda Uganda
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FIBA ranking T-89 Steady
Joined FIBA 1963
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA)
Coach Mandy Juruni
Nickname(s) Silverbacks [1]
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
African Championship
Appearances 1 (2015)
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
Former logo of the FUBA

The Uganda national basketball team represents Uganda in international competitions. It is administrated by the Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA).[2]

Uganda made its debut at the FIBA Africa Championship at its 2015 edition in Tunisia.

Competitions[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA World Cup[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA Africa Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
2015 15th[3] FIBA Africa Championship 2015 Radès, Tunisia
2017 To Be Determined FIBA Africa Championship 2017 Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

African Games[edit]

yet to qualify

Commonwealth Games[edit]

never participated

Roster[edit]

Team for the 2015 FIBA Africa Championship.[4]

Uganda men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
PF 4 Ocitti, Stanley 35 – (1980-05-28)May 28, 1980 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Aomori Watts Japan
SG 5 Enabu, Jimmy 27 – (1988-04-17)April 17, 1988 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) City Oilers Uganda
SF 7 Ikong, Joseph 29 – (1985-09-28)September 28, 1985 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Tigerhead Power Basketball Uganda
PG 8 Johnson, Josh 22 – (1992-09-20)September 20, 1992 Ipswich Basketball United Kingdom
SG 9 Mukooza, Samuel 25 – (1989-12-04)December 4, 1989 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Östberga Basket Sweden
PG 10 Nagwere, Kassim 25 – (1990-06-23)June 23, 1990 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Fryshuset Basket Sweden
PF 11 Kalwanyi, Samuel 20 – (1995-05-20)May 20, 1995 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) City Oilers Uganda
SF 12 Omwony, Stephen 35 – (1980-03-23)March 23, 1980 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Falcons Basketball Club Singapore
C 13 Marial, Dhal 27 – (1988-04-24)April 24, 1988 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m)
C 14 Malinga, Henry 36 – (1979-04-04)April 4, 1979 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Riham Warriors Uganda
C 15 Sebirumbi, Brandon 25 – (1990-05-15)May 15, 1990 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Cáceres Ciudad del Baloncesto Spain
Head coach

Uganda Mandy Juruni

Assistant coach(es)

Uganda Omar Ba Rajab

Team doctor
Physioterapist

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 20 August 2015

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Bench Inactive
C Stanley Ocitti Josh Johnson Marial Dhal
PF Stephen Omony Samuel Kalwanyi
SF Brandon Sebirumbi Henry Malinga
SG Kassim Nagwere Joseph Ikong
PG Samuel Mukooza Jimmy Enabu

Notable players[edit]

Other current notable players from Uganda:

Uganda men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
F Deng Geu 19 – (1997-01-01)1 January 1997 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) North Dakota State Bison men's basketball United States

Legend
  • Club – describes current club
  • Age – describes age
    on 23 November 2016

Head coach position[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaweru, Franklin, "Uganda’s Silverbacks ranked 89th in latest FIBA rankings", KAWOWO Sports, 9 October 2015. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  2. ^ FIBA National Federations – Uganda, fiba.com, accessed 21 July 2013.
  3. ^ http://www.fiba.com/afrobasket/2015/Uganda#%7Ctab=roster
  4. ^ 2015 Afrobasket - Uganda, FIBA.COM. Retrieved 24 October 2015.