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2003 FIBA Africa Championship for Women

The 2003 FIBA Africa Championship for Women was the 16th FIBA Africa Championship for Women, played under the rules of FIBA, the world governing body for basketball, and the FIBA Africa thereof. The tournament was hosted by Mozambique from December 18 to 28, with the games played at the Pavilhão do Maxaquene in Maputo and in Nampula.

FIBA Africa Championship
for Women 2003
16th FIBA Africa Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nationMozambique
DatesDecember 18–28
Teams10 
(from 53 federations)
Venues
(in 2 host cities)
Champions Nigeria
(1st title)
MVPMozambique Deolinda Ngulela
Official website
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Nigeria defeated Mozambique 69–63 in the final to win their first title.[1] and securing a spot at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Contents

SquadsEdit

DrawEdit

Group A Group B

  Angola
  Cameroon
  Mozambique
  South Africa
  Tunisia

  Algeria
  DR Congo
  Mali
  Nigeria
  Senegal


Preliminary roundEdit

Times given below are in UTC+2.

Group AEdit

Qualified for the semi-finals
Team Pts. W L PF PA Diff
  Angola 8 4 0 279 195 +84
  Mozambique 7 3 1 298 222 +76
  Tunisia 6 2 2 251 244 +7
  Cameroon 5 1 3 216 251 -35
  South Africa 4 0 4 163 295 -132
18 December 2003
Tunisia   54–56   Angola

20 December 2003
South Africa   44–67   Cameroon

21 December 2003
Mozambique   70–47   Cameroon

22 December 2003
Angola   73–31   South Africa
23 December 2003
Cameroon   44–77   Angola

Group BEdit

Qualified for the semi-finals
Team Pts. W L PF PA Diff
  Senegal 7 3 1 283 208 +75
  Nigeria 7 3 1 253 204 +49
  Mali 7 3 1 255 254 +1
  DR Congo 5 1 3 235 266 -31
  Algeria 4 0 4 188 282 -94
19 December 2003
Senegal   55–63   Nigeria

20 December 2003
Mali   57–85   Senegal

21 December 2003
Mali   67–57   Algeria

22 December 2003
Algeria   40–74   Senegal

24 December 2003
Senegal   69–48   DR Congo

Knockout stageEdit

9th place matchEdit

27 December 2003
South Africa   57–48   Algeria

7th place matchEdit

27 December 2003
Cameroon   64–72   DR Congo

5th place matchEdit

27 December 2003
Tunisia   65–71   Mali

Semifinals bracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
December 26
 
 
  Nigeria 64
 
December 28
 
  Angola 61
 
  Nigeria 69
 
December 26
 
  Mozambique 63
 
  Mozambique 63
 
 
  Senegal 62
 
Third place
 
 
December 28
 
 
  Angola 47
 
 
  Senegal 61


SemifinalsEdit

26 December 2003
Angola   61–64   Nigeria
26 December 2003
Senegal   62–63   Mozambique

Bronze medal matchEdit

28 December 2003
Angola   47–61   Senegal

FinalEdit

28 December 2003
Nigeria   69–63   Mozambique
Pts: Udoka 28 Pts: Clarisse 21

Final standingsEdit

Qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics

AwardsEdit

 2003 FIBA Africa Championship for Women Winners 
 
Nigeria
First title
Most Valuable Player
  Deolinda Ngulela

All-Tournament TeamEdit


See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Schedule & results". FIBA.com. Retrieved 2013-09-20.