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


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

Burkina Faso
Central African Republic


South Africa


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