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FIBA Africa Championship 1987
For the women's tournament, see 1986 FIBA Africa Championship for Women.
The FIBA Africa Championship 1987 was an international basketball tournament for teams in the International Basketball Federation's FIBA Africa zone hosted by Tunisia from December 17 to December 18, 1987. The games were played in Tunis. The top two countries in this FIBA Africa Championship earned the two berths allocated to Africa for the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. Central African Republic won the tournament, the country's 2nd African championship, by beating Egypt in the final.
FIBA Africa Championship 1987
14th FIBA Africa Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationTunisia
DatesDecember 17-27
Teams
(from 40 federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions
 Central African Republic (2nd title)
MVP
Frédéric Goporo
1985
1989 >
Competing Nations
The following national teams competed:
Group AGroup B
 Angola
 Mali
 Nigeria
 Tunisia
 Algeria
 Central African Republic
 Ivory Coast
 Egypt
 Senegal
Preliminary rounds
Group A
TeamPtsPldWLPFPADiff
 Angola
6330237187+50
 Mali
4312213227-14
 Tunisia
4312214218-4
 Nigeria4312202234-32
Day 1
 Mali
85–75
 Tunisia
 Tunisia
79–64 Nigeria
Day 2
 Angola
81–60
 Mali
 Angola
69–60
 Tunisia
Day 3
 Nigeria71–68
 Mali
 Angola
87–67 Nigeria
Group B
TeamPtsPldWLPFPADiff
 Central African Republic
8440310258+52
 Egypt
7431318299+19
 Senegal
6422273284-11
 Ivory Coast
5413293298-5
 Algeria
4404260315-55
Day 1
 Ivory Coast
87–63
 Algeria
 Egypt
76–69
 Senegal
Day 2
 Algeria
79–91
 Egypt
 Ivory Coast
68–84
 Central African Republic
Day 3
 Senegal
57–71
 Central African Republic
 Egypt
71–66
 Ivory Coast
Day 4
 Central African Republic
70–53
 Algeria
 Ivory Coast
72–80
 Senegal
Day 5
 Central African Republic
85–80
 Egypt
 Senegal
67–65
 Algeria
Knockout stage
 Semi-finalsFinal
       
 December 26, 1987
 
 
 Angola
77
 December 27, 1987
 
 Egypt
83
 
 Egypt
87
 December 26, 1987
 
 Central African Rep.
94
 
 Central African Rep.
74
 
 
 Mali
73
 Third place
 
 December 27, 1987
 
 
 Angola
73
 
 
 Mali
71
Classification Stage
 Tunisia
78–76
 Senegal
 Ivory Coast
89–77 Nigeria

Final standings
Qualified for the 1988 Summer Olympics
RankTeamRecord
 Central Africa
6–0
 Egypt
4–2
 Angola
4–1
4
 Mali
1–4
5
 Tunisia
2–2
6
 Senegal
2–3
7
 Ivory Coast
2–3
8 Nigeria1–3
8
 Algeria
0–4
C.A.R. roster
François Naouéyama, Jean-Pierre Kotta, Guy Mbongo, Eugene Pehoua-Pelema, Richard Bella, Aubin Goporo, Anicet Lavodrama, Christian Gombé, Fred Goporo, Bruno Kongawoin, Kader Fall, Oumarou Sanda
Awards
 1987 FIBA Africa Championship 

Central African Republic
Second title
Most Valuable Player
Frédéric Goporo
External links
FIBA Archive
References
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