Zambia national basketball team

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Zambia Zambia
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FIBA ranking T-94 Steady
Joined FIBA 1962
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Zambia Basketball Association (ZBA)
Coach Obed Shamboko
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
FIBA Africa Championship
Appearances 1 (1989)
Medals None
Uniforms
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The Zambia national basketball team represents Zambia in international competitions. It is administrated by the Zambia Basketball Association (ZBA).[1]

Zambia had its best year in 1989 at the FIBA Africa Championship when it finished in Africa's Top Ten, ahead of Kenya.

Current roster[edit]

Team for the FIBA AfroBasket 2017 qualifiers.[2]

Zambia men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
4 Bongai Zulu 23 – (1993-06-05)5 June 1993 Zambia
5 Zawalika Daka 26 – (1990-05-25)25 May 1990
6 John Mwandondwa Waitolo 32 – (1984-08-26)26 August 1984 Zambia
F/C 7 Mumba Abraham Mwansa 34 – (1982-12-13)13 December 1982 Zambia
8 Paul Kashishi 23 – (1993-05-29)29 May 1993
SG 9 Simukwela Lishomwa Lubinda 30 – (1986-08-29)29 August 1986 Zambia
PG 10 Gosa Isaac Hamudulu 28 – (1988-05-06)6 May 1988 Zambia
11 Chongo Chona 25 – (1991-11-24)24 November 1991 Zambia
12 Germain Mauwe 25 – (1991-08-12)12 August 1991
13 Namakando Akalakuka 29 – (1987-08-28)28 August 1987 Zambia
14 Francis Chibesa 28 – (1988-10-29)29 October 1988 Zambia
15 Moonga Chipili 27 – (1989-07-26)26 July 1989 Zambia

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 25 March 2017

At the FIBA AfroBasket 2017 qualifiers, Mumba Abraham Mwansa led the team in minutes, rebounds and blocks per game.
Chongo Chona led his team in total points, Simukwela Lishomwa Lubinda led his team in total assists.

Notable players[edit]

Other notable players from Zambia:

Zambia roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
F Patson Siame 23 – (1993-07-22)22 July 1993 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Arizona Christian Firestorm United States

Competitive record[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Yet to qualify

World championships[edit]

Yet to qualify

FIBA Africa Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1989 10 FIBA Africa Championship 1989 Luanda, Angola
2020 To be determined FIBA Africa Championship 2020 To be determined

African Games[edit]

Yet to qualify

Commonwealth Games[edit]

Never participated

Head coach position[edit]

Past rosters[edit]

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Team for the AfroBasket 2013 qualification.[4]

Zambia men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
Ntilila Sengesenge Chaila 27 – (1986-02-22)22 February 1986 Zambia
Francis Chibesa 24 – (1988-10-29)29 October 1988 Zambia
Kaumba Chilila 23 – (1990-08-07)7 August 1990
Moonga Chipili 24 – (1989-07-26)26 July 1989 Zambia
Zawalika Dala 23 – (1990-05-25)25 May 1990
PG Gosa Isaac Hamudulu 25 – (1988-05-06)6 May 1988 Zambia
SG Simukwela Lishomwa Lubinda 26 – (1986-08-29)29 August 1986 Zambia
Obert Muleza 32 – (1981-03-21)21 March 1981
Chisulo Candy Musukwa 25 – (1988-06-27)27 June 1988 Zambia
Mumba Abraham Mwansa 30 – (1982-12-13)13 December 1982 Zambia
Titus Njovu 23 – (1990-01-30)30 January 1990 Zambia
Webbie Sikuka 31 – (1982-01-13)13 January 1982 Zambia
John Mwandondwa Waitolo 28 – (1984-08-26)26 August 1984 Zambia
Head coach
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 20 August 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIBA National Federations – Zambia, fiba.com, accessed 18 August 2013.
  2. ^ Zambia, FIBA.COM. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  3. ^ Zambia look to build on home advantage at FIBA AfroBasket 2017 Group G Qualifiers, fiba.com, 7 March 2017. Accessed 7 March 2017.
  4. ^ Zambia | 2013 FIBA Africa Championship for Men Qualifying Round, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 28 Dec 2015.

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