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Saturday, March 16, 2019

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw confirmed: Host China in A group.

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019: 32-teams, Draw, pools, groups, venues, Tickets info.

 All 32 teams will compete for the 18th edition of FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 hosted by China this summer (August 31-September 15) are known following the conclusion on Monday of the sixth and final window of the FIBA Qualifiers.

 The Czech Republic and Montenegro will make their debuts in the 2019 FIBA World CupChina.

 The draw will take place on 16 March 2019 at Shenzhen Cultural Center in Shenzhen.

 The top 8 FIBA ranking teams from each FIBA Confederation along with host Japan will qualify for the men's basketball event in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo

2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup key info.

Tournament hosts:  China

Dates: August 31-September 15.

Draw:  16 March 2019 at Shenzhen.

Total Games: 92

Duration: 16 days.

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

FIBA Americas (7):   Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, USA, Venezuela

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

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

 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Venues, host Cities Stadiums, Capacity.

1 -  BeijingCadillac Arena
Capacity: 18,000

2 -  NanjingNanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Gymnasium
Capacity: 20,000

3  -  Shanghai Mercedes-Benz Arena
Capacity: 18,000

4 -  WuhanWuhan Gymnasium
Capacity: 13,000

5  -  DongguanDongfeng Nissan Cultural and Sports Centre
Capacity: 16,000

6  -  FoshanFoshan International Sports and Cultural Center
Capacity: 14,700

7  -   Guangzhou Guangzhou International Sports Arena
Capacity: 18,000

8  -  ShenzhenShenzhen Universiade Sports Centre
Capacity: 18,000

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw, Pools, Groups.

The important step on the #RoadtoChina 2019 for the 32 qualified teams that is the Draw, presented by Wanda, took place at Shenzhen Bay Arena on Saturday evening.
The draw sets out the path for the 32 participating teams in their journey to be crowned FIBA world champions in FIBA's tournament starting from September 15.

Global sporting icon and World Cup Ambassador Kobe Bryant, together with American best-selling singer/songwriter Jason Derulo, headlined the star-studded event. .

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Full Draw, Groups.

The Canadians will be joined by Australia, Lithuania and Senegal in Group H making it one of the toughest groups on paper. The group will be played in Dongguan.

Each team plays against the other three teams in their group once. The top two teams from each group will qualify for the 2nd Round and will be placed into a new group with the two top teams from a separate group.

Every team in the 2nd round plays two games against the two team in their group they did not play against in the first round and the top two teams from there will secure a spot in the Quarter-Finals.

Eight teams of the 32 will make the Quarter-Finals and will play single elimination games until a champion is crowned.


Group H (in Dongguan)


Group A (in Beijing)

Ivory Coast

Group B (in Wuhan)

South Korea

Group C (in Guangzhou)

Puerto Rico

Group D (in Foshan)


Group E (Shanghai)

Czech Republic

Group F (in Nanjing)

New Zealand

Group G (Shenzhen)

Dominican Republic

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019, Ranking, top 10 seeded teams.

  The FIBA Men's World Ranking has been updated after the final and sixth window brought the curtain down on the Qualifiers for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019.

This latest edition of the ranking serves as the basis to determine the top seeds teams and pots for the draw of the first-ever 32-team World Cup.
The top 10 seeds will be tournament hosts China and the seven best-ranked qualified teams -


and (Australia).

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Tickets.

Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, February 20 (10:00 local time/GMT +8) on
(click here for Chinese), with prices ranging from RMB 280 to 1080.

 With the 32-teams field-set, tickets for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 will go on sale in the coming days.

FIBA President Horacio Muratore:

 "On FIBA's behalf, we wish to congratulate all 32 teams that have qualified for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019. We also want to take the time to acknowledge and thank the 48 teams - and their national federations - that will not play in China but who gave their best efforts during the Qualifiers. We now very much look forward to seeing history being made with the biggest FIBA Basketball World Cup taking center stage from August 31-September 15."

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