The 2023 FIBA World Cup Groups revealed following the official Draw

2023-04-29T14:58:40+00:00 2023-04-29T17:03:21+00:00.

Cesare Milanti

29/Apr/23 14:58
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The 2023 FIBA World Cup stage is now set with 120 days before the tip-off of the competition

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The Official 2023 FIBA World Cup Draw, with the participation of several stars and the Global Ambassadors Pau Gasol, Luis Scola, and Carmelo Anthony, revealed the following Groups, taking into consideration the draw principles explained here:

  • Group A: Angola, Dominican Republic, Philippines, Italy
  • Group B: South Sudan, Serbia, China, Puerto Rico
  • Group C: USA, Jordan, Greece, New Zealand
  • Group D: Egypt, Mexico, Montenegro, Lithuania
  • Group E: Germany, Finland, Australia, Japan
  • Group F: Slovenia, Cape Verde, Georgia, Venezuela
  • Group G: Iran, Spain, Cote d’Ivoire, Brazil
  • Group H: Canada, Latvia, Lebanon, France

The first four Groups (A, B, C, D) will be played in Manila, the first two in the Areneta Coliseum and the others in the Mall of Asia Arena. Group E and F will be host in Okinawa, while Group G and H will be played in Indonesia.

“Playing for your country is always special. I’ve always felt very proud to be a part of the whole national team movement, playing FIBA World Cups”, Luis Scola said during the Draw. “I’m very curious to see all the exciting matchups this year”, Carmelo Anthony joined. “Pau is definitely one of my toughest opponents ever, just like Spain”, the Argentinian Global Ambassador followed by speaking of Pau Gasol.

Just before the start of the Draw, Dirk Nowitki spoke about when him and Germany lost against Argentina. “Terrible memory. That was a tough loss for us, the start of Argentina’s golden era”, the Dallas Mavericks legend recalled. “Everytime you play against Dirk, it’s a bad day for you. Especially if you have to guard him”, Luis Scola joined.

The World Cup tips off on August 25 and concludes on September 10, and will take place between Jakarta, Indonesia, Okinawa, Japan, and Manila, the Philippines. You can rewatch the whole Ceremony in the video down below.