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The AfroBasket (alternatively known as the FIBA Africa Championship, FIBA African Championship, or FIBA AfroBasket) is the men's basketball continental championship of Africa, played biennially under the auspices of FIBA (International Basketball Federation), basketball's international governing body, and the FIBA African zone thereof. The tournament also serves to qualify teams for participation in the quadrennial FIBA World Cup and the Summer Olympic Games.

FIBA Africa Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event AfroBasket 2021
FIBA Africa logo.jpg
SportBasketball
Founded1962
Inaugural season1962
No. of teams16
CountryFIBA Africa member nations
ContinentFIBA Africa (Africa)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Tunisia (2nd title)
Most titles Angola (11 titles)
Official websitewww.FIBAAfrica.com

QualificationEdit

Qualification is via the different FIBA Africa subzones from Zone 1 to Zone 7. Six subzones receive two berths each, only Zone 1 get one. The host and the champion from the preceding AfroBasket also get a berth each and finally three teams are selected as wild cards. Each subzone conducts a qualification tournament up to a year before the championship to determine the qualifying teams.

SummariesEdit

Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1962
Details
 
Cairo
 
United Arab Rep.
66–42  
Sudan
 
Morocco
44–41  
Guinea
1964
Details
 
Casablanca
 
United Arab Rep.
69–57  
Morocco
 
Palestine
53–51  
Tunisia
1965
Details
 
Tunis
 
Morocco
70–57  
Tunisia
 
Algeria
57–46  
Senegal
1968
Details
 
Casablanca
 
Senegal
67–60  
Morocco
 
Central African Rep.
76–60  
Mali
1970
Details
 
Alexandria
 
United Arab Rep.
70–63  
Senegal
 
Tunisia
76–56  
Central African Rep.
1972
Details
 
Dakar
 
Senegal
61–54  
Egypt
 
Mali
107–74  
Central African Rep.
1974
Details
 
Bangui
 
Central African Rep.
72–67  
Senegal
 
Tunisia
82–72  
Cameroon
1975
Details
 
Alexandria
 
Egypt
70–61  
Senegal
 
Sudan
81–78  
Zaire
1978
Details
 
Dakar
 
Senegal
103–72  
Ivory Coast
 
Egypt
2–0  
Sudan
1980
Details
 
Rabat
 
Senegal
96–90  
Ivory Coast
 
Morocco
97–83  
Algeria
1981
Details
 
Mogadishu
 
Ivory Coast
81–65  
Egypt
 
Somalia
2–0  
Algeria
1983
Details
 
Alexandria
 
Egypt
94–68  
Angola
 
Senegal
78–71  
Ivory Coast
1985
Details
 
Abidjan
 
Ivory Coast
84–73  
Angola
 
Egypt
74–73  
Senegal
1987
Details
 
Tunis
 
Central African Rep.
94–87  
Egypt
 
Angola
73–71  
Mali
1989
Details
 
Luanda
 
Angola
89–62  
Egypt
 
Senegal
65–53  
Mali
1992
Details
 
Cairo
 
Angola
71–66  
Senegal
 
Egypt
97–81  
Mali
1993
Details
 
Nairobi
 
Angola
69–61  
Egypt
 
Senegal
90–76  
Kenya
1995
Details
 
Algiers
 
Angola
68–55  
Senegal
 
Nigeria
58–51  
Algeria
1997
Details
 
Dakar
 
Senegal
69–48  
Nigeria
 
Angola
79–55  
Egypt
1999
Details
 
Luanda & Cabinda
 
Angola
79–72  
Nigeria
 
Egypt
75–63  
Mali
2001
Details
 
Casablanca
 
Angola
78–68  
Algeria
 
Egypt
77–71  
Tunisia
2003
Details
 
Alexandria
 
Angola
85–65  
Nigeria
 
Egypt
81–79  
Senegal
2005
Details
 
Algiers & Staouéli
 
Angola
70–61  
Senegal
 
Nigeria
88–76  
Algeria
2007
Details
 
Angola
 
Angola
86–72  
Cameroon
 
Cape Verde
53–51  
Egypt
2009
Details
 
Tripoli & Benghazi
 
Angola
82–72  
Ivory Coast
 
Tunisia
83–68  
Cameroon
2011
Details
 
Antananarivo
 
Tunisia
67–56  
Angola
 
Nigeria
77–67  
Ivory Coast
2013
Details
 
Abidjan
 
Angola
57–40  
Egypt
 
Senegal
57–56  
Ivory Coast
2015
Details
 
Radès
 
Nigeria
74–65  
Angola
 
Tunisia
82–73  
Senegal
2017
Details
   
Dakar & Radès
 
Tunisia
77–65  
Nigeria
 
Senegal
73–62  
Morocco
2021
Details
 
Kigali

^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.

Performances by nationEdit

 
Map of best finishes per country.
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Angola114217
2  Egypt56617
3  Senegal56516
4  Ivory Coast2305
5  Tunisia2147
6  Central African Republic2013
7  Nigeria1438
8  Morocco1225
9  Algeria0112
  Sudan0112
11  Cameroon0101
12  Cape Verde0011
  Mali0011
  Palestine0011
  Somalia0011
Totals (15 nations)29292987

MVP AwardsEdit

Participation detailsEdit

Nation  
62
 
64
 
65
 
68
 
70
 
72
 
74
 
75
 
78
 
80
 
81
 
83
 
85
 
87
 
89
 
92
 
93
 
95
 
97
 
99
 
01
 
03
 
05
 
07
 
09
 
11
 
13
 
15
 
 
17
 
21
Total
  Algeria - -   7 - - - - - 4 4 6 - 9 6 9 5 4 - 6   7 4 - - - 12 6 - 16
  Angola - - - - - - - - - 7 8                                   7 20
  Benin - - - - - - 9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
  Burkina Faso - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 - - 1
  Cameroon - - - - - 8 4 - - - - - - - - 8 - - - - - - -   4 7 5 9 5 9
  Cape Verde - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7 9 - - -   13 - 6 10 - 6
  CA Republic - - -   4 4   - - - - 7 5   7 6 - - 5 - 9 5 5 7 6 6 13 14 11 19
  Chad - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 15 - - - 1
  Congo - - - 9 - - - 6 - 5 7 - 10 - - - - - - - - - - - 16 - 14 - - 7
  Ivory Coast - - - 5 - 10 - -       4   7 5 11 6 7 8 8 8 11 10 8   4 4 12 14 23
  DR Congo - - - - - - 6 4 - 6 - - - - - - - 9 - - - - - 15 - - - - 6 6
  Egypt     - -     -     -               - 4       - 4 10 11   5 8 23
  Ethiopia 5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
  Gabon - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9 - - - - - 9 - - - - 8 - 3
  Gambia - - - - - - - - 9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
  Guinea 4 - - - - - - - - 10 - 10 11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 5
  Kenya - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 - 11 - 4 - - - - - - - - - - - - 3
  Liberia - - - - - - - - - - - 9 - - - - - - - - - - - 16 - - - - - 2
  Libya - - 5 - 5 - - - 10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11 - - - - 4
  Madagascar - - - - - 9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 - - - 13 - - - 3
  Mali - 6 - 4 -   7 - - - - - - 4 4 4 7 5 6 4 11 - 7 11 8 9 15 7 9 19
  Mauritania - - - - - - - - 7 8 9 - 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4
  Morocco         - 7 - - 5   - - - - 9 10 - 6 - 11 6 8 6 10 12 8 8 13 4 20
  Mozambique - - - - - - - - - - 10 5 9 - - - - 8 - 10 10 10 11 14 14 10 11 11 12 14
  Niger - - - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
  Nigeria - - - - - 12 - - 6 11 - - 7 8 - 5 -       5     5 5   7     18
  Palestine -   - - 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
  Rwanda - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 9 12 10 - 10 Q 6
  Senegal - 5 4               5   4 6           7 7 4   9 7 5   4   28
  Somalia - - - - 7 - 10 - - 9   8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5
  South Africa - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9 12 12 9 12 13 15 14 - - 15 9
  Sudan   - - 6 - 6 -   4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5
  Tanzania - - - - - - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
  Togo - - - - - 11 5 - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 - - - 4
  Tunisia - 4   -   5   5 - - 6 - 8 5 8 7 8 - - 5 4 6 8 6     9     22
  Uganda - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 15 13 2
  Zambia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
  Zimbabwe - - - - - - - - - - 11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 - 2
# Teams 5 6 5 9 7 12 10 6 10 11 11 10 12 9 11 11 9 9 9 12 12 12 12 16 16 16 16 16 16 16

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