COCABA Championship

Short History

     The COCABA Championship is a men's international basketball competition for COCABA’s region of CONCENCABA. It is the main tournament for men's national teams from Central America. The first edition was held in 1999, in Costa Rica. The tournament usually has been played biannually with some deviations. It is a qualifying tournament for the Centrobasket which is a qualifier for the FIBA AmeriCup.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
1. 1999 Costa Rica ? - ? 1999 ? nations ? matches 1 venues 1 cities
2. 2004 El Salvador 1 - 6 March 2004 7 nations 16 matches 1 venues 1 cities
3. 2006 Mexico 22 Mar - 31 May 2006 4 nations 22 matches 1 venues 1 cities
4. 2007 El Salvador 18 - 22 July 2007 ? nations ? matches 1 venues 1 cities
5. 2009 Mexico 10 - 14 August 2009 6 nations 9 matches 1 venues 1 cities
6. 2013 El Salvador 26 - 28 July 2013 4 nations 6 matches 1 venues 1 cities
7. 2015 Costa Rica 16 - 20 September 2015 7 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
1. 1999 Costa Rica PANAMA Honduras Costa Rica
2. 2004 El Salvador PANAMA Guatemala El Salvador
3. 2006 Mexico MEXICO El Salvador Costa Rica
4. 2007 El Salvador MEXICO Costa Rica El Salvador
5. 2009 Mexico MEXICO Belize Panama
6. 2013 El Salvador MEXICO El Salvador Costa Rica
7. 2015 Costa Rica PANAMA Costa Rica Nicaragua

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
1. 1999 Costa Rica Panama - Honduras 77-50 Costa Rica - Nicaragua 91-77 Panama - ?
Honduras - ?
2. 2004 El Salvador Panama - Guatemala 89-61 El Salvador - Honduras 95-74 Panama - Honduras 87-67
Guatemala - El Salvador 80-72
3. 2006 Mexico Mexico - El Salvador 4-0
(82-64, 83-61, 78-54, 93-50)
Costa Rica - Belize 2-0
(104-94, 140-73)
Round 2 group stages
1. go to final, 2. go to 3P match
4. 2007 El Salvador 1. Mexico, 2. Costa Rica 3. El Salvador, 4. Guatemala Round-robin group
5. 2009 Mexico Mexico - Belize 106-103 Panama - Costa Rica 86-69 Mexico - ?
Belize - ?
6. 2013 El Salvador 1. Mexico, 2. El Salvador 3. Costa Rica, 4. Honduras Round-robin group
7. 2015 Costa Rica Panama - Costa Rica 74-46 Nicaragua - Mexico 75-71 Panama - Mexico 110-105 (OT)
Costa Rica - Nicaragua 51-43

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