2022 FIBA U18 Women's African Championship

The 2022 FIBA U18 Women's African Championship was an international under-18 basketball competition that was held in Antsirabe, Madagascar from August 5 to 13.[1]

2022 FIBA Africa U-18 Championship 
for Women
16th FIBA Africa Under-18 Women's Championship
Tournament details
Host country Madagascar
Dates5−13 August
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Mali (8th title)
Tournament statistics
MVPMali Maimouna Haidara
Top scorerEgypt Elalfy (24.7)
Top reboundsTanzania Minja (13.2)
Top assistsEgypt Ebrahim (3.8)
Official website
2022 FIBA U18 Women African Championship

The tournament, which was also the 16th edition of the biennial competition, will qualify the top two teams to represent FIBA Africa in the 2023 FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup in Spain. This is the first time Madagascar will be hosting the tournament.[2]

Mali regained the continental championship, and their eighth title overall, after overpowering the defending champions Egypt in the Final, 86–54. Meanwhile, Angola defeated the hosts Madagascar in the Third Place Game, 53–37, to claim their fifth overall Bronze Medal finish.[3]

Qualification edit

Means of Qualification Dates Venue Berths Qualifiers
Host Nation N/A N/A 1   Madagascar
2020 FIBA U18 Women's African Championship Finalists 3–9 December 2020[4][5]   Cairo 2   Egypt
2022 Zone I U18 Qualifiers N/A[6] N/A 1   Algeria
2022 Zone II U18 Qualifiers N/A N/A N/A N/A
2022 Zone III U18 Qualifiers N/A N/A N/A N/A
2022 Zone IV U18 Qualifiers N/A N/A N/A N/A
2022 Zone V U18 Qualifiers 13–19 June 2022[7]   Kampala 1   Uganda
2022 Zone VI U18 Qualifiers December 2021[8]   Maseru 1   Angola
2022 Zone VII U18 Qualifiers N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wildcard Entry 13–19 June 2022[9] N/A 1   Tanzania
Total 8

Qualified teams edit

Includes current world ranking prior to the start of the tournament (in parentheses).