South Sudan national basketball team

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South Sudan South Sudan
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FIBA ranking T-94 Steady
Joined FIBA 2013
FIBA zone FIBA Africa
National federation South Sudan Basketball Federation (SSBF)
Coach Jerry Steele
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
FIBA Africa Championship
Appearances None
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
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The South Sudan national basketball team is the national basketball team representing South Sudan. It was established in May 2011, and became a member of FIBA in December 2013.[1]

Fixtures

The team played its first match against Ugandan club champions Power on 13 July 2011, at Juba. Power won the match 86–84.[2]

Current squad

Team for the FIBA AfroBasket 2017 qualifiers.[3]

South Sudan men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club
G 1 Akech Aguer 23 – (1994-01-01)1 January 1994 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Avila Eagles United States
F 2 Duol Mayot 24 – (1993-01-01)1 January 1993 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) South Dakota Coyotes men's basketball United States
G 3 Teny Puot 25 – (1991-11-29)29 November 1991 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) South West Slammers Australia
G 4 Mauot Mathiang 21 – (1995-12-05)5 December 1995
G/F 5 Mathiang Muo 30 – (1987-03-04)4 March 1987 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Hobart Chargers Australia
F 10 Atem Atem 25 – (1991-12-24)24 December 1991 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Goldfields Giants Australia
C 12 Ajak Magot 25 – (1992-03-01)1 March 1992 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) H.R. Portviejo Ecuador
F/C 20 Wanjang Tut 19 – (1998-01-02)2 January 1998 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Little Rock Trojans men's basketball United States
32 Simon Malok 24 – (1992-11-24)24 November 1992 Kenya
C 40 Riak Bol 23 – (1993-09-15)15 September 1993 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Illinois Coal Miners United States
Head coach
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 25 March 2017

Depth chart

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Ajak Magot Riak Bol
PF Wanjang Tut Simon Malok
SF Atem Atem Duol Mayot
SG Mathiang Muo Akech Aguer
PG Mauot Mathiang Teny Puot

Notable players

Other current notable players from South Sudan:

South Sudan men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club
SF Deng Adel 21 – (1996-02-01)1 February 1996 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Louisville Cardinals men's basketball United States
F Majok Majok 24 – (1992-12-10)10 December 1992 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Melbourne United Australia
F/C Thon Maker 20 – (1997-02-25)25 February 1997 2.16 m (7 ft 1 in) Milwaukee Bucks United States

Legend
  • Club – describes current club
  • Age – describes age
    on 18 July 2017

Head coach position

Past rosters

Scroll down to see more.
Player Height Age Team
Agel Ring  ?? 30  ???
Kech Nguoth  ?? 23  ???
Mangistu Deng 201cm 16 Mooseheart School
Makur Puou 203cm 16 Mooseheart School
Nyang, HakimHakim Nyang 216cm 15 Mooseheart School
Ajou, ChierChier Ajou 216cm 17 Culver Military Academy
Jurkin, PeterPeter Jurkin 211cm 17 United Faith Christian Academy
Chier Maker 198cm 20 University of Portland

References

  1. ^ Basketball: South Sudan is FIBA's 54th African member – News – StarAfrica.com
  2. ^ "Power the history boys". New Vision Online. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  3. ^ South Sudan, FIBA.COM. Retrieved 14 July 2017.

External links

  • South Sudanese Men National Team 2017 at Afrobasket.com
  • South Sudan Basketball Federation - facebook presentation
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