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The Pakistan National Basketball Team (Urdu: پاکستان باسکٹ بال‎) is the basketball team representing Pakistan in international competitions, organised and run by the Pakistan Basketball Federation.[2]

Pakistan Pakistan
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FIBA ranking166 Increase 1 (26 February 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1958
FIBA zoneFIBA Asia
National federationPakistan Basketball Federation
CoachSaquib riaz, Head Coach, Bilal Ali, Coach Sub Coach, Aquib riaz
Nickname(s)The Greenshirts
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
Asian Championship
Appearances10
MedalsNone
South Asian Games
Appearances4
MedalsSilver medal with cup.svg Silver: 1995, 1999, 2004
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
Light
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
Dark


Former logo of the Pakistan Basketball Federation

Its biggest success came at the Asian Championship in 1979 where Team Pakistan surprisingly finished 6th, ahead of teams such as Team Iran, which did not qualify for the event and Team Malaysia. In the last decades, Pakistan has been a force at the regional stage as the team won the Silver Medal at the 2013 SABA Championship and three silver medals at the South Asian Games.[3]

Contents

RosterEdit

Team for the 2013 SABA Championship:[4]

Pakistan National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
Ammar Sammo
Ahmad Jan
Mohammad Akram
Prem Shahzad (C)
Taghlab Ammar
Khalid Ahmed
SG Armaghan Khan 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current pro club

CompetitionsEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

yet to qualify

World championshipsEdit

yet to qualify

FIBA Asia ChampionshipEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1969 8 1969 ABC Championship Bangkok, Thailand
1973 12 1973 ABC Championship Manila, Philippines
1975 11 1975 ABC Championship Bangkok, Thailand
1977 9 1977 ABC Championship Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1979 6 1979 ABC Championship Nagoya, Japan
1981 9 1981 ABC Championship Calcutta, India
1983 13 1983 ABC Championship Hong Kong
1985 14 1985 ABC Championship Malaysia
1989 10 1989 ABC Championship Beijing, China
1993 17 1993 ABC Championship Jakarta, Indonesia

South Asian GamesEdit

  • 1995 :  
  • 1999 :  
  • 2004 :  
  • 2010 : ?
  • 2016 : win 2 matches exabition matches

SABA ChampionshipEdit

  • 2002 : Did Not Participate
  • 2013 :  
  • 2014 : Did Not Participate
  • 2015 : Did Not Participate

Head coach positionEdit

Past rostersEdit

Team for the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games Baku:

2017 Pakistan National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
Head coach
Coach Female Team
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C)
  • Club field describes current pro club

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 26 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  2. ^ FIBA National Federations – Pakistan, fiba.com, accessed 22 December 2011.
  3. ^ Basketball team named for 11th South Asian Games Archived 2 December 2012 at the Wayback Machine, Nation.com.pk, accessed 25 March 2012.
  4. ^ Pakistan clinch silver in SABA championship, Jan 22, 2013, Newspaper - DAWN.COM. Retrieved 24 October 2015.

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