El Salvador men's national basketball team

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El Salvador El Salvador
Federacion Salvadoreña de Baloncesto.jpg
FIBA ranking133 Increase 2 (2 March 2021)[1]
Joined FIBA1956
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
CoachIvan Barahona
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
MedalsNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
MedalsNone
FIBA AmeriCup
AppearancesNone
MedalsNone

The El Salvador national basketball team is the official national representative of El Salvador in international men's basketball. It is governed by the Federación Salvadoreña de Baloncesto (FESABAL).

It plays in the FIBA Americas division, and more specifically, within the Central American region. The team has rarely appeared in any international competitions.

Most of its players come from the Liga Mayor de Baloncesto

Regional championships[edit]

CARICOM Men's Championships[edit]

COCABA championships[edit]

  • 2004 3rd place
  • 2007 3rd place
  • 2013 2nd place

Pan American Games[edit]

Centrobasket – Central American Championships[edit]

  • 1967 5th place
  • 1971 5th place
  • 1977 5th place
  • 1985 7th place
  • 1989 10th place
  • 1997 7th place
  • 2008 7th place
  • 2014 10th place

Central American and Caribbean Games[edit]

  • 1959: Gold medal Med 1.png [1]

Current roster[edit]

At the 2015 COCABA Championship:[2]

El Salvador men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 4 Alejandro Arias 23 – (1992-08-23)23 August 1992 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
G 5 Salvador Bandek 36 – (1978-10-02)2 October 1978 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) El Salvador
G 6 Leonardo Hernandez 18 – (1997-01-08)8 January 1997 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
C 7 Ronnie Aguilar 28 – (1987-06-24)24 June 1987 2.16 m (7 ft 1 in)
F 8 Rene Palma 21 – (1993-12-14)14 December 1993 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) El Salvador
C 9 Rudy Martinez 21 – (1993-11-18)18 November 1993 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
G 10 Emilio Abullarade 26 – (1989-05-15)15 May 1989 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) El Salvador
F 11 Kevin Mejia 23 – (1992-06-21)21 June 1992 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) El Salvador
F 12 Carlos Arias 26 – (1989-06-17)17 June 1989 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) El Salvador
F 13 James Valladares 26 – (1989-02-12)12 February 1989 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
F 14 Luis Portal 29 – (1986-08-02)2 August 1986 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) El Salvador
G 15 Mario Flores (basketball) 30 – (1985-04-18)18 April 1985 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) El Salvador

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 16 September 2015

Head coach history[edit]

  • Mexico Agustín Garcia
  • El Salvador Adolfo “el Jocote” Rubio (1959)
  • El Salvador Fito "Jocote" Rubio
  • Spain Josep Clarós – 1994
  • El Salvador Ivan Barahona - 2013-2014,2017
  • Argentina Luis Nicoletti 2015

Past rosters[edit]

At 2014 Centrobasket:

El Salvador National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
F Rivera, Oscar 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) San Marcos El Salvador
G Bandek, Salvador 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) San Marcos El Salvador
SG Molina, Fabio 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) San Marcos El Salvador
G Flores, Mario 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) ExSAL El Salvador
SG Lopez, Edwin 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
C Mancia, Julio 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) UTEC El Salvador
F Martinez, Carlos 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) UTEC
F/C Valladares, James 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Abejas Mexico
G Araujo, Jose 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) UNBC Canada
Head coach
  • Ivan Barahona
Assistant coach(es)
  • Arturo Mata
  • Roberto Carillo
  • Lucas Ramirez-Scout

[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 2 March 2021. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  2. ^ El Salvador | 2015 COCABA Championship, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 21 September 2016.

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