Bonn and G League Ignite are ready to battle in Singapore

20/Sep/23 09:52 September 20, 2023

Giannis Askounis

20/Sep/23 09:52

The 2023 FIBA Intercontinental Cup features six teams, including Basketball Champions League representative Telekom Baskets Bonn

By Johnny Askounis/

Expanding the playing field to six teams and switching from February to September, the FIBA Intercontinental Cup is back with the 33rd edition of the tournament.

Basketball Champions League champion Telekom Baskets Bonn, NBA G League Ignite, Zhejiang Golden Bulls, Basketball Africa League champion Al Ahly, Basketball Champions League Americas champion Sesi Franca, and West Asia Super League champion Al Manama will compete for the trophy between Thursday and Sunday in Singapore.

2023 FIBA Intercontinental Cup

Group A

Sesi Franca (Brazil)
NBA G League Ignite (United States)
Al Ahly (Egypt)

Group B

Zhejiang Golden Bulls (China)
Al Manama (Bahrain)
Telekom Baskets Bonn (Germany)

After Cairo broke the Africa barrier in 2022, the Intercontinental Cup will be held in Asia for the first time. The six participants were drawn into two equal groups to play in a round-robin schedule. The top seeds will then battle for the trophy, the second seeds for third place, and the third seeds for fifth place.



Telekom Baskets Bonn – Al Manama (9:00 am CET)
NBA G League Ignite – Al Ahly (1:00 pm CET)


Sesi Franca Basquete – Al Ahly (9:00 am CET)
Zhejiang Golden Bulls – Al Manama (1:00 pm CET)


NBA G League Ignite – Sesi Franca Basquete (9:00 am CET)
Zhejiang Golden Bulls – Telekom Baskets Bonn (1:00 pm CET)


5th place game (6:00 am CET)
3rd place game (9:00 am CET)
1st place game (1:00 pm CET)