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
Andrew Schoeman, South Africa – Africa Secretary General | Email: andrew.schoeman@iwbf.org

ZONE MEMBERS

There are currently 11 NOWBs in the IWBF Africa these are:

Algeria
Angola
Burkina Faso
Central African Republic

Egypt
Kenya
Morocco
Namibia

Nigeria
South Africa
Uganda

NEWS

IWBF extends deadline for first phase of IPC eligibility reassessment

IWBF extends deadline for first phase of IPC eligibility reassessment

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FIBA publishes Guidelines for the Return to Basketball

FIBA publishes Guidelines for the Return to Basketball

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FIBA provide webinars for international basketball community

FIBA provide webinars for international basketball community

Our friends at FIBA are providing its National Member Federations and the international basketball community with a series of webinars covering topics including game management, event management, teams, marketing and 3x3.   These webinars are produced with the...

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