The Tanzania Basketball Federation (TBF) formerly known as Basketball Assocation of Tanzania (BATA) is the governing body of basketball in Tanzania. It controls and colaborate basketball programmes and projetcs within the country including National Basketball Team.
BATA was founded in 1963 and has been affiliated with FIBA since 1980.Where TBF has been officially registered by National Sports Council of Tanzania Act 1967 on July 28th, 2004.
Our main objective is to encourage the expansion of the sport in all parts of Tanzania and promote the creation and sustainable regional basketball associations and clubs by promoting, coordinating, publicizing, regulating, supervising, facilitating, directing and governing the sport of basketball throughout the country and at all levels.
Our vision is to be recognized as leading and role model basketball federation in Africa by establishing and demonstrating good governance through an organizational structure, with defined roles and responsibilities, mandated to maximize the growth of Basketball through a process of participation, achievement and excellence.
Our mission is to be a “Centre of Excellence” for Basketball by creating pathways for the training and development of players, coaches, referees,officials,staff and volunteers the best of their ability.