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Uganda national basketball team

Uganda Uganda
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FIBA ranking 102 Decrease 4 (16 September 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA 1963
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations (FUBA)
Coach Mandy Juruni
Nickname(s) Silverbacks [2]
AfroBasket
Appearances 2
Medals None
Former logo of the FUBA

The Uganda national basketball team represents Uganda in international basketball competitions. It is administrated by the Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations (FUBA).[3]

Uganda made its debut at the FIBA Africa Championship at its 2015 edition in Tunisia. There, Uganda beat Zimbabwe 72-64 to earn its first victory at the continent's prime tournament.

FIBA Africa Championship record [ edit ]

Year Position Tournament Host
2015 15[4] FIBA Africa Championship 2015 Radès, Tunisia
2017 13 AfroBasket 2017 Senegal/Tunisia

Team [ edit ]

Current roster [ edit ]

At the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualification:[5]

Uganda men's national basketball team - 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualification roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 4 Syrus Kiviiri 29 – (1988-03-22)22 March 1988 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Pemba Warriors Uganda
PG 5 Jimmy Enabu 29 – (1988-04-17)17 April 1988 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) City Oilers Uganda
G/F 6 Robinson Odoch 28 – (1989-05-10)10 May 1989 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Óbila CB Spain
G 7 Joshua Johnson 25 – (1992-09-20)20 September 1992 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) London Greenhouse Pioneers United Kingdom
G 7 Emmanuel Mugenga 25 – (1992-03-11)11 March 1992 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Betway Power Uganda
PG 8 Mark Opio 30 – (1987-11-06)6 November 1987 Riham Warriors Uganda
SG 8 Jordin Mayes 25 – (1991-11-30)30 November 1991 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) City Oilers Uganda
G 9 Samuel Mukooza 27 – (1989-12-04)4 December 1989 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Trelleborg Basket Sweden
F 9 Deng Geu 20 – (1997-01-01)1 January 1997 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) North Dakota State Bison men's basketball United States
PF 10 James Okello 27 – (1990-01-26)26 January 1990 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) City Oilers Uganda
F 11 Stanley Mugerwa 22 – (1995-01-27)27 January 1995 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Pemba Warriors Uganda
F 12 Stephen Omony 36 – (1981-11-03)3 November 1981 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) City Oilers Uganda
C 13 Brandon Sebirumbi 27 – (1990-05-15)15 May 1990 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Cockburn Cougars Australia
F/C 13 Samuel Kalwanyi 22 – (1995-05-20)20 May 1995 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Wayland Baptist University United States
F 14 Joseph Ikong 32 – (1985-09-28)28 September 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Betway Power Uganda
F/C 15 Stanley Ocitti 37 – (1980-05-28)28 May 1980 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) City Oilers Uganda
C 15 Ivan Lumanyika 25 – (1992-06-28)28 June 1992 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) JKL Dolphins Uganda
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last

    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age

    on 24 November 2017

Past rosters [ edit ]

Team for the 2017 FIBA Africa Championship.[6]

Uganda men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
G 4 Syrus Kiviiri 29 – (1988-03-22)March 22, 1988 Pemba Warriors Uganda
PG 5 Justin Obieng 29 – (1988-04-17)April 17, 1988 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Uganda
G/F 6 Robinson Opong 28 – (1989-05-10)May 10, 1989 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Free agent
PF 7 James Okello 27 – (1990-01-26)January 26, 1990 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) City Oilers Uganda
PG 8 Benjamin Komakech 31 – (1986-04-28)April 28, 1986 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) City Oilers Uganda
F 9 Jonathan Egau 24 – (1993-03-02)March 2, 1993 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) UCU Canons Uganda
G 10 Jonah Otim 23 – (1994-01-10)January 10, 1994 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) City Oilers Uganda
F/C 11 Samuel Kalwanyi 22 – (1995-05-20)May 20, 1995 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Wayland Baptist Pioneers United States
SF 12 Stephen Omony (C) 37 – (1980-03-23)March 23, 1980 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) City Oilers Uganda
C 13 A'Darius Pegues 29 – (1988-03-21)March 21, 1988 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Pioneros de Los Mochis Mexico
F 14 Joseph Ikong 31 – (1985-09-28)September 28, 1985 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Tiger Head Power Uganda
PF 15 Stanley Ocitti 37 – (1980-05-28)May 28, 1980 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) City Oilers Uganda
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last

    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age

    on 8 September 2017

Team for the 2015 FIBA Africa Championship.[7]

Uganda men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
PF 4 Ocitti, Stanley 35 – (1980-05-28)May 28, 1980 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Aomori Watts Japan
SG 5 Enabu, Jimmy 27 – (1988-04-17)April 17, 1988 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) City Oilers Uganda
SF 7 Ikong, Joseph 29 – (1985-09-28)September 28, 1985 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Tigerhead Power Basketball Uganda
PG 8 Johnson, Josh 22 – (1992-09-20)September 20, 1992 Ipswich Basketball United Kingdom
SG 9 Mukooza, Samuel 25 – (1989-12-04)December 4, 1989 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Östberga Basket Sweden
PG 10 Nagwere, Kassim 25 – (1990-06-23)June 23, 1990 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Fryshuset Basket Sweden
PF 11 Kalwanyi, Samuel 20 – (1995-05-20)May 20, 1995 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) City Oilers Uganda
SF 12 Omwony, Stephen 35 – (1980-03-23)March 23, 1980 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Falcons Basketball Club Singapore
C 13 Marial, Dhal 27 – (1988-04-24)April 24, 1988 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m)
C 14 Malinga, Henry 36 – (1979-04-04)April 4, 1979 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Riham Warriors Uganda
C 15 Sebirumbi, Brandon 25 – (1990-05-15)May 15, 1990 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Cáceres Ciudad del Baloncesto Spain
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last

    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age

    on 20 August 2015

Head coach position [ edit ]

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 16 September 2019. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  2. ^ Kaweru, Franklin, "Uganda’s Silverbacks ranked 89th in latest FIBA rankings", KAWOWO Sports, 9 October 2015. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  3. ^ FIBA National Federations – Uganda, fiba.com, accessed 21 July 2013.
  4. ^ http://www.fiba.com/afrobasket/2015/Uganda#%7Ctab=roster
  5. ^ Uganda - FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, FIBA.basketball. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  6. ^ 2017 Afrobasket - Uganda, FIBA.COM. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  7. ^ 2015 Afrobasket - Uganda, FIBA.COM. Retrieved 24 October 2015.

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