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The Cameroonian national basketball team is a basketball team that represents Cameroon in international competitions. It is administered by the Fédération Camerounaise de Basketball.[2]

Cameroon Cameroon
FECA BBall.jpg
FIBA ranking65 Decrease 7 (16 September 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1965
FIBA zoneFIBA Africa
National federationCameroon Basketball Federation
CoachAntonio Barbosa
Nickname(s)Indomitable Lions
AfroBasket
Appearances9
MedalsSilver medal africa.svg Silver: (2007)

Once an only average team, Cameroon has turned into a major force and contender for the title of the African Basketball Championship. Their best achievement was reaching the Silver Medal in 2007. Since the late 2000s, the team has competed well against non-African competition, too.

CompetitionsEdit

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

Cameroon's final 2015 AfroBasket squad as shown in the official website of the competition.[3]

Cameroon National Basketball Team - AfroBasket 2015 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
F 4 Adala, Arnaud-William 22 – (1993-06-24)24 June 1993 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Towson Tigers  
G 5 Curti, Aldo 28 – (1987-02-27)27 February 1987 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Dijon Basket  
G 6 Bitee, Parfait 30 – (1985-07-23)23 July 1985 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Ah-Ahly  
F 7 Kadji, Kenny 27 – (1988-05-19)19 May 1988 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Enel Brindisi  
F 8 Nana, Harding 34 – (1981-01-17)17 January 1981 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Braunschweig  
G 9 Nzeulie, Jérémy 24 – (1991-02-15)15 February 1991 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Nanterre  
G 10 Njoya, Seoud 34 – (1981-01-17)17 January 1981 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Union Tarbes Lourdes  
G 11 Tchoubaye, Frank 23 – (1992-04-15)15 April 1992 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) San Antonio Malabo  
F 12 Wangmene, Alexis 26 – (1989-03-01)1 March 1989 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Krka  
F 13 Siakam, Boris 28 – (1986-09-11)11 September 1986 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Bowling Green Bandits  
F 14 Moundou-Missi, Steve 23 – (1992-04-07)7 April 1992 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Aris Leeuwarden  
F 15 Essengué, Gaston 31 – (1983-10-10)10 October 1983 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) San Isidro  
Head coach
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 19 August 2015

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Joel Embiid Landry Nnoko Ari Boya
PF Pascal Siakam Kenny Kadji Jonathan Tchatchoua
SF Luc Mbah a Moute Ben Mbala Frank Tchoubaye
SG D. J. Strawberry Arnaud-William Adala Moto Félix Thierry Bogmis
PG Jérémy Nzeulie Gédéon Pitard Robert Songolo Ngijol

Head coach positionEdit

Notable playersEdit

Cameroon National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
C Embiid, Joel 24 – (1994-03-16)16 March 1994 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) Philadelphia 76ers  
F Siakam, Pascal 24 – (1994-04-02)2 April 1994 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Toronto Raptors  
F Mbah a Moute, Luc 32 – (1986-09-09)9 September 1986 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Los Angeles Clippers  
G Strawberry, D. J. 33 – (1985-06-15)15 June 1985 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Gran Canaria  

Legend
  • Age – describes age
    on 16 September 2018

Past rostersEdit

Team for the 2013 FIBA Africa Championship.

Cameroon men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
4 Pitard, Gilles 24 – (1989-02-07)7 February 1989 STB Le Havre  
G 5 Curti, Aldo 26 – (1987-02-27)27 February 1987 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Orléans Loiret Basket  
F 6 Wangmene, Alexis 24 – (1989-03-01)1 March 1989 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) KK Krka  
F 7 Mekongo, Yves 26 – (1987-07-25)25 July 1987 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
F 8 Bayang, Christian 26 – (1987-05-07)7 May 1987 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Association Salé  
G 9 Nzeulie, Jérémy 22 – (1991-02-15)15 February 1991 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
F 10 Moundou Missi, Steve 21 – (1992-04-07)7 April 1992 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
11 Tchoubaye, Frank 21 – (1992-04-15)15 April 1992 Condor Basketball Club  
F 12 Vounang, Brice 30 – (1982-12-03)3 December 1982 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Étendard de Brest  
F 13 Mbah a Moute, Luc 26 – (1986-09-09)9 September 1986 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Sacramento Kings  
PF 24 Siakam, Pascal 19 – (1994-02-04)February 4, 1994 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Toronto Raptors  
F 14 Aboya, Alfred 28 – (1985-01-02)2 January 1985 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
F 15 Essengué, Gaston 29 – (1983-10-10)10 October 1983 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Head coach
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 20 August 2013

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 16 September 2019. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  2. ^ FIBA National Federations – Cameroon, fiba.com, accessed 12 July 2013.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Head coaches, fiba.com, accessed 8 May 2013.

External linksEdit