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FIBA World Cup 2027 in Qatar. Tomorrow is the draw for the 2023 edition

FIBA announced this. After the football events, the Gulf country organizes another great event. At 10.30 in Manila, Italy will meet next summer’s opponents

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Qatar will host another World Cup, this time in basketball. The International Federation of Football Associations chose the Gulf country to host the 2027 edition of the Men’s World Cup. All matches will be held in Doha.

There will be 32 participating countries. After football, another major international event will take place in an Arab country, testifying to the significant growth of a region of the world that relies on sports as a means of opening up.

The Euroleague is commenting in June on the possibility of including a team from the United Arab Emirates in its tournament. “We are very happy to be able to award the 2027 edition to Qatar,” said Hamani Niang, FIBA ​​President. FIBA also announced that the 2026 Women’s World Cup will be held in Germany, at two facilities in Berlin.

Tomorrow the lottery

Meanwhile, tomorrow in Manila (10:30 am Italian time), in the Philippines, there will be the group draw for the next edition, which will be played between Indonesia and Japan – specifically – the Philippines, from August 25 to September 10. . The 32 teams were divided into eight pots, according to the values ​​expressed in the FIBA ​​rankings.

Scope 1: Philippines, Spain, United States, Australia.

Scope 2France, Serbia, Slovenia, Lithuania.

Scope 3: Greece, Italy, Germany, Brazil.

Scope 5: Iran, Dominican Republic, Finland, New Zealand.

Band 6: China, Latvia, Mexico, Georgia.

Band 7: Jordan, Japan, Angola and Ivory Coast.

Band 8: Lebanon, Egypt, South Sudan, Cape Verde.

Italy was placed in pot three and will face three teams from pots 1, 5 and 7 in the first stage. Azzurri will be placed in one of Group A (at Araneta Coliseum in Manila), Group C (at the Mall of Asia Circuit in Manila), Group V (Okinawa, Japan), or Group G (Jakarta, Indonesia).

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