commonly known as SLAC, is a Guinean basketball team from Conakry. The team plays in the Ligue 1, as well as in the Basketball Africa League (BAL) as of the 2022 season. SLAC has won the Ligue 1 championship six times in history.
SLAC plays its home games in the Palais de Sports de Stade du 28 September, located next to the multi-purpose stadium. In March 2018, SLAC made its debut in the FIBA Africa Basketball League, the top pan-African league. On 1 March 2018, SLAC played its first game ever at an African main tournament, losing 80–65 to JS Kairouan.
In 2019, SLAC won its fourth domestic championship after beating BACK in the finals. Qualified as the national champion of Guinea, SLAC played in the 2020 BAL Qualifying Tournaments. Before the start of the qualifiers, SLAC attracted Serbian head coach Zeljko Zecevic.
The following year, the team returned to the BAL qualifiers and qualified after beating Mali's AS Police after overtime in the semifinal. As a result, SLAC became the first team from Guinea to play in the BAL. With a 2–3 record in the Sahara Conference behind standout guard Chris Crawford, the team qualified for the playoffs. There, SLAC lost in the quarter-finals to the defending champions Zamalek from Egypt.SLAC qualified for season 3 of the Basket Africa League after beating Bangui Sporting Club in the 1/2 final of the Elite 16 in Abidjan.
Basketball Africa League