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AfroBasket 2015 was the 28th edition of the AfroBasket, a men's basketball continental championship of Africa. It also served as the qualifying tournament for FIBA Africa at the 2016 Summer Olympics Basketball Tournament in Brazil. The tournament was held in Radès, Tunisia.[1] The winner qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics Basketball Tournament.

AfroBasket 2015
AfroBasket 2015 (logo).png
Tournament details
Host countryTunisia
CityRadès
Dates19–30 August
Teams16
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Nigeria (1st title)
Runners-up Angola
Third place Tunisia
Fourth place Senegal
Tournament statistics
MVPNigeria Chamberlain Oguchi
Top scorerSenegal Gorgui Dieng
(22.9 points per game)
2013
2017

Nigeria won their first ever AfroBasket, beating Angola in the final 74–65. Chamberlain Oguchi was named tourney MVP.

By winning the title, Nigeria automatically qualified for the 2016 Olympics. The next three best-placed teams, Angola, Tunisia, and Senegal, each secured a spot in the final FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

QualificationEdit

Already qualified:

VenueEdit

AfroBasket 2015 was supposed to have been held in the tourist cities of Nabeul and Hammamet.[2] However, due to the attacks in Sousse in June 2015, the venue was moved to Radès, just outside Tunis.[3]

Radès
 
 
Radès
AfroBasket 2015 (Tunisia)
Salle Omnisport de Rades
Capacity: 17,000
 

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1   Tunisia (H) 3 3 0 215 166 +49 6
2   Nigeria 3 2 1 245 192 +53 5
3   Central African Republic 3 1 2 175 212 −37 4
4   Uganda 3 0 3 170 235 −65 3
First match(es) will be played on 19 August 2015. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
(H) Host.
19 August
15:00
Nigeria   88–63   Central African Republic
Scoring by quarter: 16–12, 33–23, 20–12, 19–16
Pts: Aminu 15
Rebs: Lawal 14
Asts: Uzoh 4
Pts: Damachoua 15
Rebs: Kouguere 5
Asts: Djimrabaye 4
19 August
21:00
Tunisia   77–55   Uganda
Scoring by quarter: 24–18, 14–10, 20–16, 19–11
Pts: Ben Romdhane 24
Rebs: Mejri 10
Asts: Roll 5
Pts: Ocitti 20
Rebs: Omwony 5
Asts: Nagwere 4
21 August
16:00
Uganda   59–98   Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 16–27, 14–21, 11–32, 18–18
Pts: Omwony 20
Rebs: Omwony 9
Asts: Mukooza 3
Pts: Oguchi 30
Rebs: Oyedeji 8
Asts: Lawal 7
21 August
21:00
Tunisia   68–52   Central African Republic
Scoring by quarter: 14–9, 16–10, 19–16, 19–17
Pts: Mejri 12
Rebs: Ben Romdhane 11
Asts: Hadidane 3
Pts: Kouguere 20
Rebs: Djimrabaye 8
Asts: Zachée 2
23 August
16:00
Central African Republic   60–56   Uganda
Scoring by quarter: 20–16, 8–16, 11–11, 21–13
Pts: Damachoua 14
Rebs: Grebongo 13
Asts: Djimrabaye 2
Pts: Sebirumbi 15
Rebs: Sebirumbi 13
Asts: Enabu 5
23 August
21:00
Nigeria   59–70   Tunisia
Scoring by quarter: 13–22, 17–17, 12–20, 17–11
Pts: Uzoh 13
Rebs: Aminu 8
Asts: Gbinije 3
Pts: Mejri 24
Rebs: Ben Romdhane 8
Asts: Ben Romdhane 8

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1   Senegal 3 3 0 238 220 +18 6
2   Angola 3 2 1 225 213 +12 5
3   Mozambique 3 1 2 233 252 −19 4
4   Morocco 3 0 3 220 230 −10 3
First match(es) will be played on 20 August 2015. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
20 August
16:00
Angola   84–72   Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 15–24, 17–19, 29–14, 23–15
Pts: C.Morais 18
Rebs: Moreira 8
Asts: B.Morais 4
Pts: A.Matos 25
Rebs: Magoliço 7
Asts: P.Matos 5
20 August
21:00
Senegal   77–71   Morocco
Scoring by quarter: 17–10, 17–24, 24–17, 19–20
Pts: Dieng 26
Rebs: Dieng 15
Asts: D'Almeida 5
Pts: Zouita 27
Rebs: Kourodu7
Asts: Khalfi 8
22 August
16:00
Mozambique   76–86   Senegal
Scoring by quarter: 16–27, 17–16, 24–21, 19–22
Pts: Matos 18
Rebs: Muchate 5
Asts: Matos 5
Pts: Dieng 28
Rebs: Dieng 18
Asts: D'Almeida 8
22 August
21:00
Angola   68–67   Morocco
Scoring by quarter: 15–23, 18–12, 17–20, 18–12
Pts: Ndoniema 11
Rebs: Mingas 6
Asts: Mingas 1
Pts: Najah 14
Rebs: Najah 6
Asts: Khalfi 4
24 August
16:00
Morocco   82–85   Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 29–19, 21–23, 10–16, 22–27
Pts: Kourodu 21
Rebs: Kourodu 11
Asts: Zouita 5
Pts: Matos 23
Rebs: Muchate 7
Asts: Canivete 2
24 August
21:00
Senegal   74–73   Angola
Scoring by quarter: 14–18, 23–15, 13–26, 24–14
Pts: Dieng 24
Rebs: Dieng 9
Asts: D'Almeida 8
Pts: C.Morais 19
Rebs: Moreira 7
Asts: C.Morais 5

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1   Egypt 3 3 0 234 175 +59 6
2   Cameroon 3 2 1 240 206 +34 5
3   Mali 3 1 2 183 179 +4 4
4   Gabon 3 0 3 170 267 −97 3
First match(es) will be played on 19 August 2015. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
19 August
12:30
Egypt   96–49   Gabon
Scoring by quarter: 16–15, 39–3, 24–17, 17–14
Pts: El-Gammal 14
Rebs: Shousha 9
Asts: Amin 4
Pts: Lasme 9
Rebs: Lasme 11
Asts: Essono Mvé 3
19 August
17:30
Mali   56–70   Cameroon
Scoring by quarter: 18–11, 10–14, 20–28, 8–17
Pts: Saounera 11
Rebs: Cissé 7
Asts: Cissé 2
Pts: Kadji 17
Rebs: Adala-Moto 6
Asts: Curti 3
21 August
13:30
Gabon   54–78   Mali
Scoring by quarter: 20–16, 8–26, 5–18, 21–18
Pts: Essono Mvé 11
Rebs: Essono Mvé 9
Asts: Lasme 2
Pts: Moungoro 13
Rebs: Bah 9
Asts: Kante 5
21 August
18:30
Egypt   83–77   Cameroon
Scoring by quarter: 22–14, 19–27, 25–21, 17–15
Pts: Khalifa 15
Rebs: Shousha 12
Asts: Khalifa 4
Pts: Nzeulie 19
Rebs: Kadji 10
Asts: Adala Moto 2
23 August
13:30
Cameroon   93–67   Gabon
Scoring by quarter: 15–10, 20–20, 23–22, 35–15
Pts: Nzeulie 25
Rebs: Wangmene 7
Asts: Adala Moto 6
Pts: Kobangoye Ikinda 18
Rebs: Mayimba 7
Asts: Mouckaga Atsu, Ndong 2
23 August
18:30
Mali   49–55   Egypt
Scoring by quarter: 10–17, 10–11, 11–10, 18–17
Pts: Cissé 10
Rebs: Tangara 5
Asts: Kante 3
Pts: Gunady 12
Rebs: Marei 11
Asts: Khalifa 3

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1   Cape Verde 3 3 0 230 190 +40 6
2   Ivory Coast 3 2 1 201 202 −1 5
3   Algeria 3 1 2 230 226 +4 4
4   Zimbabwe 3 0 3 184 227 −43 3
First match(es) will be played on 20 August 2015. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
20 August
13:30
Ivory Coast   56–76   Cape Verde
Scoring by quarter: 11–24, 11–23, 17–17, 17–12
Pts: Diabate 12
Rebs: Koffi 10
Asts: Koffi 4
Pts: Xavier 19
Rebs: Mascarenhas 14
Asts: Xavier 4
20 August
18:30
Algeria   87–67   Zimbabwe
Scoring by quarter: 15–20, 24–17, 27–17, 21–13
Pts: Harat 21
Rebs: Harat 12
Asts: Benzegala 6
Pts: Maturure 14
Rebs: Maturure 10
Asts: Banda 2
22 August
13:30
Ivory Coast   64–52   Zimbabwe
Scoring by quarter: 14–11, 18–11, 16–19, 16–11
Pts: Diabate 17
Rebs: Tape 10
Asts: Diabate 8
Pts: Chikoko 17
Rebs: Chikoko 10
Asts: Maturure 3
22 August
18:30
Cape Verde   78–69   Algeria
Scoring by quarter: 20–19, 30–12, 15–17, 13–21
Pts: Almeida 25
Rebs: Mascarenhas 9
Asts: Xavier 4
Pts: Cheriet 19
Rebs: Gaham 8
Asts: Benzegala 5
24 August
13:30
Zimbabwe   65–76   Cape Verde
Scoring by quarter: 18–22, 18–16, 16–24, 13–14
Pts: Banda 12
Rebs: Chikoko 11
Asts: Maturure 4
Pts: Correia 18
Rebs: Coronel 12
Asts: Almeida 7
24 August
18:30
Algeria   74–81   Ivory Coast
Scoring by quarter: 24–19, 18–18, 18–16, 14–28
Pts: Harat 27
Rebs: Harat 14
Asts: Benzegala 4
Pts: Diabate 26
Rebs: Tape 6
Asts: Diabate 6

Final roundEdit

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
25 August
 
 
  Tunisia (OT)69
 
27 August
 
  Morocco68
 
  Tunisia67
 
25 August
 
  Mali60
 
  Ivory Coast57
 
29 August
 
  Mali76
 
  Tunisia51
 
25 August
 
  Angola58
 
  Egypt102
 
27 August
 
  Zimbabwe62
 
  Egypt63
 
25 August
 
  Angola83
 
  Angola62
 
30 August
 
  Central African Republic61
 
  Angola65
 
26 August
 
  Nigeria74
 
  Senegal79
 
27 August
 
  Uganda48
 
  Senegal75
 
26 August
 
  Algeria58
 
  Cameroon71
 
29 August
 
  Algeria73
 
  Senegal79
 
26 August
 
  Nigeria (OT)88 Third place
 
  Cape Verde67
 
27 August30 August
 
  Gabon77
 
  Gabon64  Tunisia82
 
26 August
 
  Nigeria88   Senegal73
 
  Nigeria83
 
 
  Mozambique47
 
 
5th–8th place5th place
 
      
 
28 August
 
 
  Mali51
 
29 August
 
  Egypt74
 
  Egypt69
 
28 August
 
  Algeria63
 
  Algeria84
 
 
  Gabon76
 
7th place
 
 
29 August
 
 
  Mali94
 
 
  Gabon82

Round of 16Edit

25 August
21:00
Tunisia   69–68 (OT)   Morocco
Scoring by quarter: 17–12, 14–11, 16–24, 9–9, Overtime: 13–12
Pts: Ben Romdhane 22
Rebs: Ben Romdhane 10
Asts: Roll 3
Pts: Kourodu 19
Rebs: Zouita 7
Asts: Zouita 6
25 August
18:30
Ivory Coast   57–76   Mali
Scoring by quarter: 6–22, 10–22, 17–13, 24–19
Pts: Diabate 18
Rebs: Seydou Hima 7
Asts: Diabate 4
Pts: Sidibe 18
Rebs: Ballo 10
Asts: Kante 4
25 August
13:30
Egypt   102–62   Zimbabwe
Scoring by quarter: 23–12, 26–17, 22–11, 31–22
Pts: Amin 18
Rebs: Marei 8
Asts: Tawfik 6
Pts: Chikoko 17
Rebs: Chikoko 10
Asts: Chitsinde 2
25 August
16:00
Angola   62–61   Central African Republic
Scoring by quarter: 15–18, 15–11, 22–21, 10–11
Pts: Moreira 16
Rebs: Mingas 8
Asts: Costa 6
Pts: Kouguere 23
Rebs: Kouguere 7
Asts: Damachoua 2
26 August
13:30
Senegal   79–48   Uganda
Scoring by quarter: 16–13, 20–9, 23–16, 20–10
Pts: Dieng 23
Rebs: Dieng 17
Asts: D'Almeida 8
Pts: Ocitti 16
Rebs: Sebirumbi 12
Asts: Mukooza 3
26 August
21:00
Cameroon   71–73   Algeria
Scoring by quarter: 19–19, 15–15, 21–21, 16–18
Pts: Tchoubaye 22
Rebs: Adala Moto 10
Asts: Bitee 3
Pts: Harat 23
Rebs: Mekdad 7
Asts: Benzegala 8
26 August
16:00
Cape Verde   67–77   Gabon
Scoring by quarter: 24–20, 17–19, 17–16, 9–22
Pts: Correia 23
Rebs: Almeida 10
Asts: Xavier 7
Pts: Mayimba 17
Rebs: Essono Mve 10
Asts: Kobangoye Ikinda 4
26 August
18:30
Nigeria   83–47   Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 29–16, 12–8, 20–12, 22–11
Pts: Aminu 14
Rebs: Lawal 12
Asts: Umeh 4
Pts: Matos 14
Rebs: Martins 4
Asts: Matos 4

QuarterfinalsEdit

27 August
13:30
Gabon   64–88   Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 11–23, 14–26, 9–23, 30–16
Pts: Mayimba 21
Rebs: Lasme 9
Asts: Boundou 3
Pts: Aminu 17
Rebs: Aminu 10
Asts: Uzoh 6
27 August
16:00
Egypt   63–83   Angola
Scoring by quarter: 13–20, 16–23, 17–17, 17–23
Pts: Amin 19
Rebs: Khalifa 8
Asts: Khalifa 4
Pts: C. Morais 19
Rebs: Ambrosio 5
Asts: Costa 6
27 August
18:30
Senegal   75–58   Algeria
Scoring by quarter: 17–12, 20–16, 25–9, 13–21
Pts: Dieng 20
Rebs: Dieng 17
Asts: Dieng 8
Pts: Harat, Mounir Benzegala 12
Rebs: Touati 7
Asts: four players 1
27 August
21:00
Tunisia   67–60   Mali
Scoring by quarter: 18–4, 15–20, 13–11, 21–25
Pts: El Mabrouk 16
Rebs: Ben Romdhane 7
Asts: Abada 5
Pts: Cissé 14
Rebs: Djambo 8
Asts: Kante 3

5th–8th place semifinalsEdit

28 August
15:00
Mali   51–74   Egypt
Scoring by quarter: 13–18, 10–8, 7–18, 21–30
Pts: Moungoro 14
Rebs: Kante 6
Asts: Cisse 1
Pts: Elgammal 9
Rebs: Khalifa 10
Asts: Marei 4
28 August
17:00
Algeria   84–76   Gabon
Scoring by quarter: 28–13, 22–18, 15–23, 19–22
Pts: Harat 23
Rebs: Dekkiche 6
Asts: Ammour 3
Pts: Mayimba 18
Rebs: Lasme 8
Asts: Kobangoye Ikinda 2

SemifinalsEdit

29 August
18:30
Senegal   79–88 (OT)   Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 15–18, 22–17, 26–22, 13–19Overtime: 3–12
Pts: Dieng 20
Rebs: Dieng 16
Asts: Dalmeida 11
Pts: Oguchi 28
Rebs: Lawal 11
Asts: Aminu 4
29 August
21:00
Tunisia   51–58   Angola
Scoring by quarter: 9–15, 6–9, 17–17, 19–17
Pts: Ben Romdhane 12
Rebs: Mejri 9
Asts: Abada 4
Pts: Mingas 14
Rebs: Costa 8
Asts: Morais 3

Fifteenth place matchEdit

27 August
11:00
Zimbabwe   64–72   Uganda
Scoring by quarter: 17–20, 12–16, 11–14, 24–22
Pts: Maturure 20
Rebs: Chitsinde 8
Asts: Chitsinde 3
Pts: Ocitti 27
Rebs: Ocitti 8
Asts: Mukooza 7

Thirteenth place matchEdit

28 August
9:00
Central African Republic   74–86   Morocco
Scoring by quarter: 20–17, 16–15, 20–28, 18–26
Pts: Kouguere 22
Rebs: Djimrabaye 7
Asts: Damachoua 4
Pts: Kourodu 21
Rebs: Zouita 7
Asts: Khalfi 9

Eleventh place matchEdit

28 August
11:00
Ivory Coast   63–70   Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 18–22, 10–6, 15–23, 20–19
Pts: Diabate 19
Rebs: Meite 7
Asts: Diabate 8
Pts: A. Matos 21
Rebs: Ubisse 10
Asts: P. Matos 4

Ninth place matchEdit

28 August
13:00
Cape Verde   66–88   Cameroon
Scoring by quarter: 30–16, 8–25, 24–19, 9–23
Pts: Xavier 19
Rebs: Almeida 11
Asts: Almeida 8
Pts: Moundou Missi 16
Rebs: Adala Moto 8
Asts: Bitee 3

Seventh place matchEdit

29 August
13:30
Mali   94–82   Gabon
Scoring by quarter: 35–31, 23–21, 14–17, 22–13
Pts: Tangara 20
Rebs: Tangara 17
Asts: Kante 8
Pts: Mayimba 18
Rebs: Mayimba 9
Asts: Essono Mvé 6

Fifth place matchEdit

29 August
16:00
Egypt   69–63   Algeria
Scoring by quarter: 13–13, 14–17, 19–14, 23–19
Pts: Marei 17
Rebs: Marei 11
Asts: Khalifa 4
Pts: Touati 15
Rebs: Touati 10
Asts: Mostefat 4

Third place matchEdit

30 August
18:30
Tunisia   82–73   Senegal
Scoring by quarter: 23–18, 14–15, 23–19, 22–21
Pts: Roll 25
Rebs: Braa 9
Asts: Roll 5
Pts: Mendy 19
Rebs: Dieng 12
Asts: Dalmeida 9

FinalEdit

30 August
21:00
Angola   65–74   Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 13–10, 11–27, 12–14, 29–23
Pts: Morais 15
Rebs: Mingas 8
Asts: Costa 4
Pts: Oguchi 19
Rebs: Aminu 12
Asts: Uzoh 3

Final RankingsEdit

Qualified for the 2016 Olympics
Qualified to Final Olympic Qualifying Tournament
Rank Team Record FIBA World Rankings
Before After Change
    Nigeria 6–1 24 25 -1
    Angola 5–2 16 15 1
    Tunisia 6–1 23 23 0
4   Senegal 5–2 30 31 -1
5   Egypt 6–1 41 41 0
6   Algeria 3–4 80 68 12
7   Mali 3–4 T-62 T-57 5
8   Gabon 1–6 NR 76 12
9   Cameroon 3–2 43 52 -9
10   Cape Verde 3–2 55 63 -8
11   Mozambique 2–3 T-66 T-61 5
12   Ivory Coast 2–3 37 40 -3
13   Morocco 1–4 60 60 0
14   Central African Republic 1–4 T-56 T-57 -1
15   Uganda 1–4 NR T-89 -1
16   Zimbabwe 0–5 NR T-91 -3

RewardsEdit

 2015 FIBA Africa Championship Winners 
 
Nigeria
First title
Most Valuable Player
  Chamberlain Oguchi

All Tournament Team [4]Edit

Partners and sponsorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CALENDRIER : AfroBasket 2015". Tunisian Basketball Federation. Archived from the original on 2015-08-22.
  2. ^ "Draw for AfroBasket 2015 set to take place on 4 April". FIBA. 2015-03-05.
  3. ^ "Afrobasket championship starts in Tunisia". BBC News. 2015-08-19.
  4. ^ "Oguchi named MVP of AfroBasket 2015, headlines All-Star Five". FIBA. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015.

External linksEdit