FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP – CHINA 2019
The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China will be the biggest tournament of FIBA's flagship event for men's national basketball teams with 32 participating teams. Until this year the group stage was normally played with 24 participants. However, this year we will see 32 teams divided into 8 groups and 4 teams in each group. If you don’t want to miss out on how these 32 teams will compete with each other for the crown just open original bet365 account via betting broker and collect your prize! The tournament was rescheduled from 2018 to 2019 since it was decided in 1967 that it will not occur in the same year as the FIFA World Cup (which was held last year).
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers
The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers was held in the previous years starting from November 2017 and 80 countries battled over a 2 years period to qualify for the tournament. 31 (China was already qualified since they are the host) national teams for the top national team competition advanced to the next round. Hosts were joined by 5 teams from Africa, 7 teams from the Americas, 7 teams from Asia and 12 teams Europe totaling to 32 teams.
When will it take place? The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 will take place from August 31 to September 15 and will see 92 games played over 16 days. The first round of group phase is to be played between August 31 - September 5 and later 16 teams coming from this round will be moving onto the second round which will take place between September 6 and 9. Lastly, the final stage of the tournament will take place between September 10 and 15. The Final of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 will be held in Beijing on Sunday, September 15, 2019. And the new world champions will receive the new FIBA Basketball World Cup Trophy.
Where will it take place? The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 which will be the 18th tournament for this event, will take place in China for the first time. The tournament will be played in 8 cities - Beijing, Foshan, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Nanjing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou.
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 à Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
For the first time, the FIBA Basketball World Cup will qualify 7 teams directly for the following year’s Olympic Games. As such, the top-ranked team from Africa, Asia, and Oceania respectively and the top 2 ranked teams each from the Americas and Europe at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 will all qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Games.Haven’t you decided on bookmaker yet? Read our original bet365 review and place your bets for this tournament!