Moldova national basketball team

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Moldova Moldova
Basketball Federation of Moldova.jpg
FIBA ranking126 Increase 2 (16 September 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1985
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
EuroBasket
AppearancesNone
First international
 Latvia 110–64 Moldova Moldova
(Wrocław, Poland; 30 May 1993)
Biggest win
Moldova Moldova 100–54 Gibraltar 
(Durrës, Albania; 29 May 2006)
Biggest defeat
 Czech Republic 126–69 Moldova Moldova
(Wrocław, Poland; 31 May 1993)

The Moldavian national basketball team is the basketball side that represents Moldova in international competitions. It is governed by the Basketball Federation of Moldova (FBRM).[2]

To date, the team won two silver medals for men (in 2008 and 2012) and two bronze for women (in 2006 and 2016) at the FIBA European Championship for Small Countries.

Competitive record[edit]

At EuroBasket (Men)[edit]

EuroBasket Qualification
Year Position Pld W L Pld W L
Germany 1993 Did not qualify 0 0 3

At the Championship for Small Countries (Men)[edit]

Championship for Small Countries
Year Position Pld W L
Malta 2002 5th 5 4 1
Albania 2006 4th 5 3 2
Scotland 2008 2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 4 1
Malta 2010 4th 5 1 4
San Marino 2012 2nd, silver medalist(s) 4 2 2
Moldova 2016 5th 5 3 2
San Marino 2018 7th 5 0 5
Total 34 17 17

U18 European Championship Division C (Men)[edit]

Year Position Host
1997 1 Gold medal europe.svg U18 European Championship Men Division C 1997
1999 U18 European Championship Men Division C 1999
2001 U18 European Championship Men Division C 2001
2003 U18 European Championship Men Division C 2003
2005 U18 European Championship Men Division C 2005
2007 3 Bronze medal europe.svg U18 European Championship Men Division C 2007

Current roster[edit]

At the 2016 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries:[3]

Moldova men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 3 Nicolai Cojuhari 24 – (1992-03-18)18 March 1992 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
C 5 Alexei Onila 27 – (1989-03-30)30 March 1989 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
G 7 Casian Statnic 20 – (1995-10-27)27 October 1995 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
F 8 Evgheni Nartov 28 – (1987-09-02)2 September 1987 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
SG 9 Sergiu Chiriac 22 – (1993-07-12)12 July 1993 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
F 10 Vladimir Colesnicov 35 – (1980-08-20)20 August 1980 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
C 12 Emil Ostafiiciuc 21 – (1994-08-02)2 August 1994 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in)
SG 13 Anton Rulevski 28 – (1988-03-17)17 March 1988 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
F 14 Eugeniu Melnic 37 – (1979-04-14)14 April 1979 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Azerbaijan
F 21 Vitalie Oprea 30 – (1986-02-15)15 February 1986 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
F 22 Egor Nistor 23 – (1993-06-06)6 June 1993 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
PG 27 Denis Melniciuc 23 – (1992-09-23)23 September 1992 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Head coach
Assistant coaches

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 28 June 2016

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 16 September 2019. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  2. ^ FIBA.basketball National Federations – Moldova, fiba.com, accessed 10 September 2019.
  3. ^ Moldova | 2016 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 24 August 2016.