Palestine men's national basketball team

The Men's national basketball team of Palestine represents Palestine in international basketball competitions. It is managed by the Palestinian Basketball Federation.

Palestine State of Palestine
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FIBA ranking83 Increase 6 (9 August 2021)[1]
Joined FIBA1963
FIBA zoneFIBA Asia
National federationPalestinian Basketball Federation
CoachPaul Coughter
Asian Championships
Appearances1 (2015)

The team won a bronze medal in the 1964 FIBA Africa Championship for men. Also, the team took a tenth-place finish in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship.

CompetitionsEdit

FIBA Africa ChampionshipEdit

FIBA Africa Championship Record
Year Position W L
  1964 3rd place 2 3
  1970 6th place 1 3
Total 1 bronze 3 6

FIBA Asia ChampionshipEdit

FIBA Asia Championship Record
Year Position W L
  2015 10th place 4 4
Total - 4 4

West Asian ChampionshipEdit

Year Rank Pld W L
  1999 Did not enter - - -
  2000 Did not enter - - -
  2001 Did not enter - - -
    2002 Did not enter - - -
  2004 Did not enter - - -
  2005 Did not enter - - -
  2008 4th place 3 0 3
  2010 4th place 3 0 3
  2011 Did not enter - - -
  2012 5th place 5 2 3
  2013 Did not enter - - -
  2014 5th place 5 1 4
  2015 3rd place 4 2 2
  2016 Did not enter - - -
Total 5/14 20 5 15

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualificationEdit

Venue: Khalifa Sport City, Manama[2]

Opposition: Kazakhstan (February 19, 2021)
Opposition: Sri Lanka (February 21, 2021)

Palestine national basketball team – 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualification roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 00 Kyndall Dykes 33 – (1987-11-12)November 12, 1987 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)  
SG 0 Tareq Tamimi 28 – (1992-06-09)June 9, 1992 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)  
PF 1 Omar Eldiraoui 25 – (1995-02-21)February 21, 1995 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)  
F 4 Serri Aljulani 21 – (2000-02-16)February 16, 2000 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)  
SG 5 Jamal Mayali 22 – (1998-10-20)October 20, 1998 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)  
SF 8 Ahmed Haroon 28 – (1992-07-16)July 16, 1992 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)  
PG 9 Ibrahim Aburahal 33 – (1987-05-21)May 21, 1987 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)  
SG 10 Tamer Habash 28 – (1992-11-19)November 19, 1992 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)  
PF 13 Sani Sakakini (C) 32 – (1988-08-19)August 19, 1988 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)  
SF 22 Wasim Mesk 29 – (1991-03-28)March 28, 1991 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)  
G 48 Ali Shehada 28 – (1992-10-02)October 2, 1992 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)  
SG 77 Ahmed Younis 26 – (1994-06-28)June 28, 1994 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)  
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on February 19, 2021

Past rosterEdit

2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualificationEdit

Opposition: Kazakhstan (February 21)
Venue: Saryarka Velodrome, Nur-Sultan
Opposition: Sri Lanka (February 24)
Venue: Arab American University, Jenin[3]

Palestine national basketball team – 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualification roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 0 Tareq Tamimi 27 – (1992-06-09)June 9, 1992 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)  
PF 1 Omar Eldiraoui 25 – (1995-02-21)February 21, 1995 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)  
PG 2 Omar Krayem 33 – (1986-10-12)October 12, 1986 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)  
PG 9 Ibrahim Aburahal 32 – (1987-05-21)May 21, 1987 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)  
SG 10 Tamer Habash 27 – (1992-11-19)November 19, 1992 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)  
SG 11 Enar Odeh 26 – (1993-10-03)October 3, 1993 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)  
PF 13 Sani Sakakini (C) 31 – (1988-08-19)August 19, 1988 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)  
C 15 Salim Sakakini 32 – (1987-03-25)March 25, 1987 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)  
SF 22 Wasim Mesk 28 – (1991-03-28)March 28, 1991 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)  
SF 33 Jamal Abu-Shamala 32 – (1987-07-25)July 25, 1987 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)  
PF 69 Qossay Anani 29 – (1990-05-29)May 29, 1990 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)  
SG 77 Ahmed Younis 25 – (1994-06-28)June 28, 1994 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)  
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on February 21, 2020

2015 FIBA Asia ChampionshipEdit

# Pos Name Club Date of Birth Height
4 SF Ahmed Haroon   Guelph Gryphons (1992-07-16)16 July 1992 (aged 23) 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
5 (-00-00)Missing required parameter 1=month! , (aged −5)
6 SF Jamal Abu-Shamala   Rayos de Hermosillo (1987-07-05)5 July 1987 (aged 28) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
7 SG Ahmed Younis   Hitten Club (1994-06-28)28 June 1994 (aged 21) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
8 SG Jehad Othman Yaghmour   De La Salle Jerusalem (1993-01-09)9 January 1993 (aged 22) 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
9 PG Amin Salman   Orthodox Ramallah (-00-00)Missing required parameter 1=month! , (aged 0) 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
10 PG Imad Qahwash   Samen Mash'had (1987-04-14)14 April 1987 (aged 28) 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
11 SG Enar Odeh   Birzeit (1993-03-10)10 March 1993 (aged 22) 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
12 PG Sami Owda   Ebal Nablos (1994-01-23)23 January 1994 (aged 21) 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
13 PF Sani Sakakini   Seriyet Ramallah (1988-08-19)19 August 1988 (aged 27) 2.04 m (6 ft 8+12 in)
14 C Hamza Yousef (1994-10-19)19 October 1994 (aged 20) 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
15 C Salim Sakakini   De La Salle Jerusalem (1987-03-25)25 March 1987 (aged 28) 1.99 m (6 ft 6+12 in)

CoachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 9 August 2021. Retrieved 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Palestine at the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers". FIBA.basketball.
  3. ^ "Palestine at the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers". FIBA.basketball.

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