FIBA Africa Championship

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FIBA Africa Championship
Sport Basketball
Founded 1962; 62 years ago (1962)
Inaugural season 1962
No. of teams 6
Country FIBA Africa member nations
Continent FIBA Africa (Africa)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Morocco (1st title)
Most titles  United Arab Republic
 Morocco (1 title)

The FIBA Africa Championship is the men's basketball continental championship contested by the senior national teams of Africa, played once every two years.

History[edit | edit source]

The history of the FIBA Africa Championship began in 1962 with the first tournament being held in the United Arab Republic with Cairo being in the venue. The venue which saw five teams compete in the tournament would see the United Arab Republic end the tournament as champions after finishing with a 3-1 record with the only loss being against Morocco by three points.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner–up Third place Score Fourth place
1962 Egypt
Cairo

United Arab Rep.
Round Robin
Morocco

Sudan
Round Robin
Guinea
1964
Details
Morocco
Casablanca

Morocco
Round Robin
United Arab Rep.

Tunisia
Round Robin
Senegal

External Links[edit | edit source]

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