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Nicaragua men's national basketball team
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The Nicaragua men's national basketball team is the national basketball team in Nicaragua. They have yet to appear in the FIBA World Cup or the FIBA AmeriCup.
Nicaragua
FIBA ranking116 (2 March 2021)[1]
Joined FIBA1959
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
National federationFederación Nicaraguense de Baloncesto
CoachAngel Mallona
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
FIBA AmeriCup
AppearancesNone
Central American Games
Medals
Silver: 2017
It is managed by the Federación Nicaraguense de Baloncesto (FENIBALON).[2]
Nicaragua's greatest accomplishment has been the silver medal at the 2017 Central American Games. Nicaragua won all games until they reached the final where they ceded to Panama 59-72, despite the support of 8,000 fans at the Polideportivo Alexis Argüello.[3]
Competitions
Summer Olympics
yet to qualify
FIBA World Cup
yet to qualify
FIBA AmeriCup
yet to qualify
Pan American Games
See also: Basketball at the Pan American Games
yet to qualify
Centrobasket
See also: Centrobasket
Central American Games
See also: Basketball at the Central American Games
Current roster
At the 2017 Central American Games (last publisized squad):[4][5]
Nicaragua men's national basketball team roster
Players
Coaches
Pos.No.NameAge – Date of birthHeightClubCtr.
PG4Dalton Cacho24 – 22 August 19931.90 m (6 ft 3 in)Costa Caribe
G5David Toruno24 – 7 December 1992Toros del Norte
G6Carlos Gonzalez37 – 2 January 19801.77 m (5 ft 10 in)Bufalos de Managua
PF7Serbio Abea39 – 29 January 19781.91 m (6 ft 3 in)Leones de Managua
G/F8Noel McKenzie (C)39 – 14 September 19781.92 m (6 ft 4 in)Costa Caribe
PF9Ramon Makensy36 – 27 December 19801.93 m (6 ft 4 in)Real Estelí Baloncesto
SG10Dayton Cacho26 – 22 November 19911.86 m (6 ft 1 in)Costa Caribe
C12Roger Munoz33 – 20 January 19842.08 m (6 ft 10 in)Leones de Managua
SG22Denzel Moody23 – 22 May 19941.91 m (6 ft 3 in)Costa Caribe
C23Bartel Lopez28 – 27 October 19892.13 m (7 ft 0 in)Correcaminos de Colon
PG24Vansdell Thomas31 – 27 August 19861.85 m (6 ft 1 in)Toros del Norte
G77Romario Ponce22 – 14 January 19951.80 m (5 ft 11 in)Leones de Managua
Head coach
Angel Mallona
Assistant coaches
Legend
Head coach position
Past rosters
At the 2016 Centrobasket:[6]
Nicaragua men's national basketball team roster
Players
Coaches
Pos.No.NameAge – Date of birthHeightClubCtr.
G4Vansdell Thomas29 – 27 August 19861.77 m (5 ft 10 in)Toros de Multiagro
SF6Alvin Camacho38 – 18 March 19781.93 m (6 ft 4 in)Sinsa
PF7Serbio Abea38 – 29 January 19781.93 m (6 ft 4 in)Toros de Multiagro
G8Lee Saravia27 – 22 March 19891.75 m (5 ft 9 in)Leones de la Alcaldia
PG10Eduardo Amaya18 – 29 October 19971.75 m (5 ft 9 in)Leones de la Alcaldia
G11Daniel Tenorio26 – 18 March 19901.77 m (5 ft 10 in)Toros de Multiagro
C12Roger Muñoz32 – 20 January 19842.03 m (6 ft 8 in)Leones de la Alcaldia
F15Reynaldo Cruz27 – 21 October 19881.85 m (6 ft 1 in)Sinsa
G22Denzel Moody22 – 22 May 19941.85 m (6 ft 1 in)Toros de Multiagro
C23Bartel Lopez26 – 27 October 19892.15 m (7 ft 1 in)Toros de Multiagro
F35Jensen Campbell18 – 17 February 19981.98 m (6 ft 6 in)Costa Caribe
PG77Romario Ponce21 – 14 January 19951.72 m (5 ft 8 in)Leones de la Alcaldia
Head coach
Angel Mallona
Assistant coaches
Jose Jarquin
Legend
See also
References
  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 2 March 2021. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  2. ^ Profile - Nicaragua, FIBA.com, Retrieved 30 Oct 2016.
  3. ^ Panama win men's basketball gold at Central American Games in Managua Michael Pavitt (insidethegames.biz), 7 December 2017. Accessed 14 August 2020.
  4. ^ Nicaragua National Team .., latinbasket.com. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  5. ^ Selecciones de baloncesto Ivan Flores (El Nuevo Diario), 1 December 2017. Accessed 13 August 2020. (in Spanish)
  6. ^ Nicaragua | 2016 Centrobasket, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
External links
Videos
Antigua(ANT) v Nicaragua (NCA) Game Highlights - Group A - 2016 FIBA Centrobasket Championship Youtube.com video
Last edited on 4 May 2021, at 17:21
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