Central African Republic national basketball team

Central African Republic national basketball team

Infobox national basketball team
country = Central African Republic

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fiba_ranking = T-44th
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joined_fiba = 1963
fiba_zone = FIBA Africa
national_fed = CARBF
oly_appearances = 1
oly_medals = None
wc_appearances = 1
wc_medals = None
zone_championship = FIBA Africa Championship
zone_appearances = 14
zone_medals = "Gold": 1974, 1987
"Bronze": 1968
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The Central African Republic national basketball team are the men's basketball side that represent Central African Republic in international competition and played in the 1974 FIBA World Championship in San Juan, Puerto Rico where they finished 14th in the completion out of sixteen teams.


Central African Republic have won the African Championship twice. Their first title came in 1974 when they hosted the tournament and beat Senegal in the final. They hoisted the trophy again in 1987 by defeating Egypt for the championship. The team also took third place in the 1968 tournament.


Below is the 12 man roster for the FIBA Africa Championship 2007 in Angola
* Christian Siris - (AS Mazanga) flagicon|Central African Republic
* Dieudonne Mbesse
* Fabrice Mokotemapa
* Guy Joseph Kodjo - (ES Prisse Macon) flagicon|FRA
* Juinior Madozein - (ASOPT) flagicon|Central African Republic
* Junior Pehoua - (Hampton University) flagicon|USA
* Lionel Bomayako - (Longwy-Rehon B.C.) flagicon|FRA
* Max Mombollet - (Orcines) flagicon|FRA
* Olivier Vivies - (JA Vichy Val d'Allier Auvergne) flagicon|FRA
* Regis Koundjia - (The George Washington University) flagicon|USA
* Asrangue Souleymane - (University of New Orleans) flagicon|USA
* Severino FebouOther famous player is Romain Sato of (Montepaschi Siena)

= Olympic Games record =

* 1988: 10th

FIBA World Championship record

* 1974 FIBA World Championship: 14th

African Championship record

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