IWBF AFRICA

 

IWBF Africa, on behalf of IWBF, promotes, supervises and directs the sport of wheelchair basketball within Africa. It strictly recognises the autonomy of each NOWB within its own territory, while following the policies of IWBF as established by the World Congress and the IWBF Executive Council.

IWBF Africa Executive Council

Charles Saunders, South Africa – President | Email: charles.saunders@iwbf.org
Loleta Krige, South Africa – Classification Officer
Cherih Hamza, Algeria – VP (Northern Region)
Alfred Simiyu, Kenya – VP (Central Region)
Sibogile Fondinii, South Africa – VP (Southern Region)
Mahmoud Hassan, Egypt – Technical Officer
Gerry Smith, South Africa – Africa Secretary General | Email: gerry.smith@iwbfafrica.org

 

ZONE MEMBERS

There are currently 16 NOWBs in the IWBF Africa these are:

Algeria
Angola
Burkina Faso
Central African Republic

Egypt
Ethiopia
Gambia
Kenya
Liberia
Morocco

Namibia
Nigeria
Rwanda
South Africa
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda

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Further Information: 2022 IWBF World Championships postponement

Further Information: 2022 IWBF World Championships postponement

Following the directive from the Dubai Government that the 2022 IWBF World Championships can no longer take place in November 2022, the new dates for the Championships will be the 9-20 June 2023 (Dates for teams’ arrivals and departures 5-21 June 2023 inclusive). IWBF...

Japan and Turkey face off for gold at U23 World Championship

Japan and Turkey face off for gold at U23 World Championship

Turkey punched their ticket to the championship final at the 2021 IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship after an impressive 63-56 Semi-Final win against Germany behind Mahmut Acikgoz's big performance of 31 points. This win ensures Turkey to their second consecutive U23...

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