By Eurohoops Team/ email@example.com
FIBA finalized the schedule of the 2022 EuroBasket, as announced Monday.
The preliminary round games will be held in Tbilisi, Cologne, Milan, and Prague featuring the 24 qualified national teams split into four groups last April. Berlin will take over the rest of the way from the Round of 16 to the championship game.
Per the press release: “The official schedule for FIBA EuroBasket 2022 is now set after all game times for the Group Phase and Final Phase were confirmed.
The schedule was finalized after taking into consideration the preferred tip-off times of all four hosts Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany and Italy, as well as FIBA’s broadcast partners.
The 41st edition of Europe’s flagship event will commence on Saturday, September 1, 2022 with three-time winners Spain taking on Bulgaria in the Group A opener in Tbilisi, while Germany take on France in Cologne to conclude the opening day’s action in Group B.
The second day of the competition will see attention turn to Group C in Milan and Group D in Prague as the remaining 12 teams start their campaigns in the bid to be crowned European champions.
The top four teams in each of the four groups will advance to the Round of 16 with the Final Phase solely held in Berlin, Germany from September 10-18. The Final has been set for 20:30 local time on Sunday, September 18 with the Third-Place Game also taking place on the same day.
Tickets are already on sale with a variety of packages offered by the co-hosts and can be purchased on their respective websites as well as eurobasket.basketball.
The full schedule for the tournament can be found here.”
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