History was made on August 30th when Nigeria, for the first time ever, won the 28th edition of the the Fédération Internationale de Basketball (FIBA) Africa Basketball Championship held in Radés, Tunis. The Nigerian team beat the 2013 champions, Angola, with a final score of 74 to 65. The win qualifies Nigeria for the 2016 Summer Olympics Basketball Tournament in Rio, Brazil.
The FIBA African Basketball Championship, popularly known as AfroBasket 2015, is the men’s basketball continental championship of Africa, played biennially under the auspices of the basketball sport governing body, FIBA, and is inclusive of the different FIBA Africa subzones.
All our African teams are winners and we continue to celebrate their wins and successes.