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The Qatar national basketball team represents Qatar in international basketball competitions. It is administrated by the Qatar Basketball Federation. (Arabic: الاتحاد القطري لكرة السلة‎)[3]

Qatar Qatar
Qatar Basketball Federation.png
FIBA ranking66 Decrease 3 (16 September 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1977[2]
FIBA zoneFIBA Asia
National federationQBF
CoachKousay Hatem Khalaf
FIBA World Cup
Appearances1
MedalsNone
FIBA Asia Cup
Appearances10
MedalsBronze medal asia.svg Bronze: (2003, 2005)

The team won two bronze medals at the Asian Basketball Championship and belongs to the major contenders among Arab nations.

CompetitionsEdit

 
Erfan Saeed has been a member of Team Qatar for more than a decade.

World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
2006 21st 2006 FIBA World Championship Japan
2019 Did not qualify 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup China
2023 To Be Determined 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Philippines, Japan and Indonesia

Asian ChampionshipEdit

Year Rank P W L PF PA PD
  1960
  1963
  1965
  1967
  1969
  1971
  1973
  1975
  1977
  1979
  1981
  1983
  1985
  1987
  1989
  1991
  1993
  1995
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2003
  2005
  2007
  2009
  2011
  2013
  2015
  2017
Total /29

Asia ChampionshipEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1991 16th 1991 ABC Championship Kobe, Japan
2001 5th 2001 ABC Championship Shanghai, China
2003   2003 ABC Championship Harbin, China
2005   2005 FIBA Asia Championship Doha, Qatar
2007 7th 2007 FIBA Asia Championship Tokushima, Japan
2009 6th 2009 FIBA Asia Championship Tianjin, China
2011 16th 2011 FIBA Asia Championship Wuhan, China
2013 6th 2013 FIBA Asia Championship Manila, Philippines
2015 7th 2015 FIBA Asia Championship Changsha, China
2017 13th 2017 FIBA Asia Cup Beirut, Lebanon

TeamEdit

Current RosterEdit

Roster for the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup.[4]

Qatar men's national basketball team – 2017 FIBA Asia Cup roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 4 Abdulrahman Saad 21 – (1996-07-02)2 July 1996 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Al Gharafa Doha  
G/F 5 Ahmad Al-Darwish 27 – (1990-04-12)12 April 1990 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Al-Wakrah  
PG 6 Mansour El Hadary 27 – (1990-04-12)12 April 1990 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) El Jaish  
G/F 9 Hassan Mohamed 26 – (1991-08-03)3 August 1991 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Al Rayyan Doha  
G 10 Abdulrahman Al-Muftah 22 – (1994-10-30)30 October 1994 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Al-Ahli  
PF 11 Erfan Ali 33 – (1983-12-20)20 December 1983 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) El Jaish  
PF 12 Abdelrahman Abdelhaleem 21 – (1996-06-26)26 June 1996 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Al Rayyan Doha  
F/C 13 Mohammed Yousuf 34 – (1982-09-09)9 September 1982 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) El Jaish  
C 15 Omer Abdelqader 33 – (1983-10-01)1 October 1983 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) Al Gharafa Doha  
PG 16 Mohamed Abdelaziz 21 – (1995-11-23)23 November 1995 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Al Rayyan Doha  
C 42 Nasser Al-Rayes 22 – (1994-09-06)6 September 1994 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Caltech Beavers  
Head coach
  •   Kousay Hatem Khalaf
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Yaser Abdelrehim Abdelwahab Mohamed
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (NP) Naturalized player
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 8 August 2017

Notable playersEdit

Other current notable players from Qatar:

Qatar roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G Trey Johnson 32 – (1984-08-30)30 August 1984 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Free agent

Legend
  • Club – describes current club
  • Age – describes age on 15 April 2017

Head coach historyEdit

Past rostersEdit

2006 FIBA World Championship squad:

Head coach: Joseph Stiebing

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Guard Khalid Masoud Al Nasr 1980   Al Arabi
5 Guard Malek Saleem Abdullah 1985   Al Rayyan
6 Guard Saad Abdulrahman Ali 1985   As Saad
7 Guard Daoud Musa 1982   Qatar Club
8 Forward Khaled Suleyman 1987   As Saad
9 Forward Ali Turki 1982   Al Jaysh
10 Forward Baker Ahmad Mohammed 1986   Al Rayyan
11 Forward Erfan Ali Saeed 1983   Al Rayyan
12 Center Mohammed Saleem Abdulla 1982   Al Rayyan
13 Forward Hammam Ismail 1983 Free agent
14 Center Hashim Zaidan 1980   Al-Ahli
15 Center Omer Abgader Salem 1983   Al Rayyan

2013 FIBA Asia Championship squad:

Head coach: Thomas Wisman[6]

# Pos Name Height Team
4 Guard Mansour El Hadary 5 ft 9 Al Arabi
5 Forward Jarvis Hayes 6 ft 7 Elizur Ashkelon
6 Guard Abdulrahman Saad 6 ft 4 Al Sadd
7 Guard Daoud Musa 6 ft 4 Al Sadd
8 Forward Khalid Suliman 6 ft 6 Al Sadd
9 Forward Ali Turki Ali 6 ft 7 El Jaish
10 Center Yasseen Ismail Musa 6 ft 8 Al Rayyan
11 Forward Erfan Ali Saeed 6 ft 6 Al Rayyan
12 Center Mohammed Saleem Abdulla 6 ft 9 Al Rayyan
13 Center Mohammed Yousef 6 ft 8 El Jaish
14 Forward Malek Saleem 6 ft 4 Al Rayyan
15 Forward Baker Ahmad Mohammed 6 ft 7 El Jaish

2014 Asian Games squad:

Qatar men's national basketball team – 2014 Asian Games roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
PG 4 Watson, Boney Harold 36 – (1978-03-26)26 March 1978 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Al Rayyan Basketball Team  
PG 5 El Hadary, Mansour Atif 24 – (1990-04-12)12 April 1990 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Al-Arabi SC (Qatar)  
PG 6 Mohamed, Mohamed Hassan 23 – (1991-08-03)3 August 1991 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Al Rayyan Basketball Team  
G/F 7 Musa, Daoud 32 – (1982-02-02)2 February 1982 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Al Sadd Basketball Team  
SF 8 Suliman, Khalid 27 – (1987-02-07)7 February 1987 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Al Sadd Basketball Team  
SF 9 Mohamed, Baker Ahmad 28 – (1986-08-11)11 August 1986 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) El Jaish SC  
PF 10 Ismail, Yasseen (C) 34 – (1980-08-12)12 August 1980 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Al Rayyan Basketball Team  
PF 11 Ali, Erfan 30 – (1983-12-20)20 December 1983 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Al Sadd Basketball Team  
PF 12 Abdulla, Mohammed Seleem 32 – (1982-07-17)17 July 1982 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Al Rayyan Basketball Team  
C 13 Mohamed, Mohd Yousuf 32 – (1982-09-09)9 September 1982 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) El Jaish SC  
F 14 Al Darwish, Ahmad Yousif 24 – (1990-04-12)12 April 1990 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
PF 15 Salem, Omar Abdelkader 30 – (1983-10-01)1 October 1983 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Al-Gharafa Sports Club  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 19 September 2014
  • Source: incheon2014ag.org[7]

2015 FIBA Asia Championship squad:

Qatar men's national basketball team – 2015 FIBA Asia Championship roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
C 4 Abdelrahman Yehia Abdelhaleem 19 – (1996-06-26)26 June 1996 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Al Rayyan Basketball Team  
PG 5 Trey Johnson 31 – (1984-08-30)30 August 1984 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Marinos de Anzoátegui  
SG 6 Saad Abdulrahman Ali 30 – (1985-05-02)2 May 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Al Sadd Basketball Team  
G/F 7 Daoud Musa 33 – (1982-02-02)2 February 1982 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Al Sadd Basketball Team  
SF 8 Khalid Suliman 28 – (1987-02-07)7 February 1987 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
SG 9 Mohamed Hasaan A Mohamed 24 – (1991-08-03)3 August 1991 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Al Rayyan Basketball Team  
G 10 Abdulrahman Mohamed Saad 19 – (1996-07-02)2 July 1996 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Al Gharafa Doha  
PF 11 Erfan Ali 31 – (1983-12-20)20 December 1983 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Al Sadd Basketball Team  
C 12 Mohamed Saleem Abdulla 29 – (1986-06-16)16 June 1986 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Al Rayyan Basketball Team  
C 13 Mohd Yousuf Mohamed 33 – (1982-09-09)9 September 1982 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) El Jaish SC (basketball)  
F 14 Abduallah Shaher Matalkeh 24 – (1991-03-08)8 March 1991 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Al Rayyan Basketball Team  
C 15 Khalid Abdalla Adam 22 – (1993-02-27)27 February 1993 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Al Gharafa Doha  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 19 September 2014

2016 FIBA Asia Challenge squad:[8]

Qatar men's national basketball team – 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
G 4 Abdulrahman Mohamed Saad 20 – (1996-07-02)2 July 1996 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Al Gharafa Doha  
SG 5 Malek Saleem Abdullah 31 – (1985-05-13)13 May 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Al Rayyan Doha  
G 6 Boney Harold Watson 38 – (1978-03-26)26 March 1978 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Al-Wakrah Sport Club (basketball)  
SG 7 Abdulrahman Ibrahim Al-Muftah 21 – (1994-10-30)30 October 1994 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Qatar SC  
F 8 Yassin Mahdi Taha 24 – (1992-01-01)1 January 1992 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Qatar SC  
SG 9 Mohamed Hassan A Mohamed 25 – (1991-08-03)3 August 1991 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Al Rayyan Doha  
F 10 Abduallah Shaher Matalkeh 25 – (1991-03-08)8 March 1991 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Al Rayyan Doha  
F 11 Erfan Ali 32 – (1983-12-20)20 December 1983 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Al Sadd Basketball Team  
C 12 Abdelrahman Yehia Abdelhaleem 20 – (1996-06-26)26 June 1996 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Al Rayyan Doha  
C 13 Mohd Yousuf Mohamed 34 – (1982-09-09)9 September 1982 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) El Jaish SC (basketball)  
C 14 Khalid Abdalla Adam 23 – (1993-02-27)27 February 1993 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Al-Shamal Sports Club  
G 15 Mohamed Abdelaziz Abdelkawy 20 – (1995-11-23)23 November 1995 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Al Rayyan Doha  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 9 September 2016

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 16 September 2019. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  2. ^ "نبذة تاريخية - الاتحاد القطري لكرة السلة". Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  3. ^ FIBA National Federations – Qatar, fiba.com, accessed 16 June 2013.
  4. ^ 2017 FIBA Asia Cup roster
  5. ^ "Qatar National Team Coach Vassilis Fragkias settled the final Formation of the 17th Asian Games Players". Qatar Basketball Federation. 3 September 2014. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  6. ^ Ants coach quits to take job abroad | The Journal Gazette Archived 21 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "2014 Asian Games Basketball Men – Qatar Team Roster". The 17th Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  8. ^ Qatar – FIBA Asia Challenge 2016, FIBA.COM. Accessed 13 February 2017.

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