32 Teams Appear for 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup


The 32 teams that will compete at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China are decided on Monday as the sixth and final window of the qualifiers come to an end.

Tournament hosts: China

Africa (5): Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Senegal, Tunisia

Americas (7): Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, United States, Venezuela

Asia (7): Australia, Iran, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, New Zealand, Philippines

Europe (12): Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Montenegro, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Turkey

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw will take place in Shenzhen, China, on March 16 to pit the 32 teams in eight groups.

“On FIBA’s behalf, we now very much look forward to seeing history being made with the biggest FIBA Basketball World Cup taking center stage from August 31 to September 15,” FIBA President Horacio Muratore said. Enditem

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