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DR Congo national basketball team

The Democratic Republic of the Congo national basketball team is controlled by the Basketball Federation of Democratic Republic of Congo.[2] (French: République démocratique du Congo Fédération de basket-ball) The team has appeared in the FIBA Africa Championship, but has yet to appear in the FIBA World Championship. Its biggest success to date was the Final Four placement at the 1975 FIBA Africa Championship when it competed as Zaire.

Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
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FIBA ranking84 Increase 1 (18 September 2018)[1]
Joined FIBA1963
FIBA zoneFIBA Africa
National federationFebaco
CoachPapy Kiembe
AfroBasket
Appearances6
Uniforms
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Team colours
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Performance at FIBA Africa ChampionshipEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1974 6 FIBA Africa Championship 1974 Bangui, Central African Republic
1975 4 FIBA Africa Championship 1975 Alexandria, Egypt
1980 6 FIBA Africa Championship 1980 Rabat, Morocco
1995 9 FIBA Africa Championship 1995 Algiers, Algeria
2007 15 FIBA Africa Championship 2007 Angola
2017 6 AfroBasket 2017 Senegal/Tunisia

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

At the AfroBasket 2015 qualification:[3]

Democratic Republic of Congo men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
Aluma Samuna 20 – (1994-04-11)11 April 1994  
Prince Asani Ngongo 32 – (1981-12-04)4 December 1981  
King Boyombo Dunugo 30 – (1983-12-12)12 December 1983  
Johnny Buzangu Mualaba 26 – (1988-07-09)9 July 1988  
Kabangu-Tshimbanga 30 – (1983-09-18)18 September 1983  
Kabengele Kabasu 28 – (1986-04-21)21 April 1986  
Tatu Kalengayi Mbowa 34 – (1980-04-06)6 April 1980  
Jonathan Kambala 20 – (1993-09-07)7 September 1993  
Aubin Junior Kasongo 27 – (1986-10-10)10 October 1986  
Bobo Kasongo Kasasa 24 – (1990-05-20)20 May 1990  
Guelor Kubala Nkatu 27 – (1987-04-28)28 April 1987  
Mulamba-Mulamba 26 – (1988-06-06)6 June 1988  
Docta Mutombo Lukusa 33 – (1981-07-02)2 July 1981  
Christian Niamazomi Munuana 20 – (1994-06-19)19 June 1994  
Sem Eliel Nsosembe 19 – (1995-06-18)18 June 1995
Evariste Shonganya Tolembo 23 – (1991-04-06)6 April 1991  
Jonathan Tshimbau 25 – (1988-07-18)18 July 1988  
Tshishimbi Sheba 24 – (1990-02-09)9 February 1990  

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 15 July 2014

Past rostersEdit

At the 2007 AfroBasket:

Democratic Republic of the Congo national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 4 Eyenga, Christian 23 – (1989-06-22)22 June 1989 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Pallacanestro Varese
5 Malemba, Presta Nzuzi 28 – (1984-10-02)2 October 1984 Espoir BBC
F 6 Ndelo, Yannick Isasi 26 – (1986-11-18)18 November 1986 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
F 7 Mali, Alimasi Freddy 28 – (1984-11-03)3 November 1984 Al Tilal Aden
G 8 Kalengayi, Tatu Kalengayi 32 – (1980-04-06)6 April 1980 Onatra Kinshasa
F/C 9 Yele, Djo Loo 30 – (1982-06-11)11 June 1982 Asker Aliens
C 10 Ntumba, Mohamed 27 – (1985-02-18)18 February 1985 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Albury Wodonga Bandits
F 11 Lukusa, Docta Mutombo 31 – (1981-07-02)2 July 1981 Onatra Kinshasa
12 Kizubanata, Gege 31 – (1981-05-12)12 May 1981 Stade Nabeulien
G/F 13 Samuna, Mabilama 34 – (1978-06-12)12 June 1978 Onatra Kinshasa
C 14 Kadima, Jim Tshimpaka 35 – (1977-08-17)17 August 1977 InterClub Brazaville
C 15 Selengue, Lifetu 36 – (1976-12-27)27 December 1976 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Interclube Basketball
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • Club – describes current club
  • Age – describes age
    on 29 July 2012

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 18 September 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  2. ^ FIBA National Federations – Democratic Republic of the Congo, fiba.com, accessed 10 January 2013.
  3. ^ Democratic Republic of Congo | 2015 Afrobasket Qualification, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 18 October 2016.

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