16 July, 2014
03 October, 2015


The AfroBasket Women is the top women’s basketball tournament in Africa which is staged every two years and features the top 12 national teams on the continent. The 24th edition of event will take place in Yaounde, Cameroon.

The inaugural AfroBasket Women was held in Guinea in 1966 and Egypt finished top of the podium after beating the host nation in the Final.

While Senegal have captured the crowns in 10 of the 23 AfroBaskets Women over the years, the last in 2009, Angola won the past two, in 2011 and 2013.

The AfroBasket Women will this year serve as a qualifier for 2016 Olympics Games.