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 14 NOWBs in the IWBF Africa these are:

Algeria
Angola
Burkina Faso
Central African Republic

Egypt
Ethiopia
Kenya
Morocco
Liberia

Namibia
Nigeria
Rwanda
South Africa
Uganda

NEWS

South Africa claim first spots at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

South Africa claim first spots at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

South Africa became the first country to qualify for the 3x3 wheelchair basketball competition at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after winning the IWBF Africa 3x3 Commonwealth Games Qualifier last week. In what was the first-ever official IWBF 3×3 wheelchair...

Dates for IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship in Chiba confirmed

Dates for IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship in Chiba confirmed

International wheelchair basketball will return to Japan next year in the form of the IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship. The event will take place between 27 May – 4 June 2022 at the Chiba Port Arena in Chiba, Japan. The Championship, which showcases elite junior male...

IWBF Players’ Commission first-ever Election Announced

IWBF Players’ Commission first-ever Election Announced

The first-ever IWBF Players’ Commission Election will be held between 1 - 14 February 2022. In April 2020 IWBF appointed an Athlete Steering Committee to actively lead and build the foundations to establish and institutionalise a common voice for wheelchair basketball...

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  1. Bahrain 2021 Asian Youth Para Games

    December 2 - December 6
  2. 2021 European Championships Division A

    December 4 - December 12
  3. Men’s U23 Africa Championship

    December 8 - December 11
  4. 2022 IWBF Afro Championships

    January 23, 2022 - January 29, 2022

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