When and where will the 2023 Basketball World Cup take place?
The Basketball World Cup, officially named Fiba Basketball World Cup 2023, will take place from August 25th to September 10th, 2023.
The World Cup will be held in three countries: Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines. Most games take place in the Philippines.
These are the venues for the Basketball World Cup
The Basketball World Cup will be played in five different halls. In the Philippines, the game is played at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue. 55,000 spectators fit into the hall. The Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, on the other hand, only seats 25,000 people. It will also be played in the Philippine capital, Manila. The Mall of Asia Arena holds 20,000 spectators.
In Japan, the basketball games are held in Okinawa. The arena there is sold out with 10,000 fans. The Indonesia Arena in Jakarta can hold 16,000 spectators.
How many teams are taking part in the World Cup?
32 teams qualified for the 2023 tournament. Twelve are from Europe, eight from Asia and Oceania, seven from America and five from Africa.
This is the mode of the basketball world championship
The tournament is divided into three phases: preliminary round, group phase and knockout round.
The preliminary round consists of eight groups (A to H), in which four teams play against each other. Two points are awarded for the winner of a game and one point for the loser. In the event of a tie after regulation time, overtime will follow. The two teams with the most points in each group qualify for the group stage.
In the four groups are formed, each with four teams, groups I to L. All results from the preliminary round are taken, the first and second of each preliminary round group come back into the same group in the group phase. Again, the two best teams qualify for the knockout round.
From there it continues in knockout mode in quarters, semis and finals. The winner of the games qualifies for the next round, the loser is eliminated. There is also a placement round for places 17 to 32.
These are the groups of the 2023 Basketball World Cup
The draw took place on April 29, 2023 in Manila and resulted in the following groups.
Group A: : Angola, Dominican Republic, Philippines, Italy.
Group B: South Sudan, China, Serbian, 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, Ivory Coast, Brazil
Group H: Canada, Latvia, Lebanon, France
Which group plays in which city at the Basketball World Cup?
Groups A and B play in Quezon City, which is part of the Manila metropolitan area. Groups C and D will play their games directly in Manila. Groups E and F play their preliminary round in Okinawa, Japan. Groups G and H have to go to Jakarta for their games.
In the second phase, Group I will play in Quezon City, Group J in Manila, Group K in Okinawa and L in Jakarta.
When are the Basketball World Cup games?
The preliminary round runs from August 25th to 30th, the group phase ends on September 3rd. The teams that did not reach the group stage will play out the placements from August 21st to September 2nd.
The quarter-finals will be played on September 5th and 6th. The two semi-finals will take place on September 8th, the final will take place on September 10th, and then the match for third place will also take place. Meanwhile, the games for places five to eight will take place on September 7th and 9th.
This is the basketball world cup schedule
25 August Angola – Italy
August 25 Cathedral. Republic – Philippines
August 27 Philippines – Angola
August 27 Italy – Cathedral. republic
29 August Angola – Judgment. Republic
August 29 Philippines – Italy
26. August Südsudan – Puerto Rico
August 26 Serbia – China
August 28 China – South Sudan
28. August Puerto – Rico Serbian
August 30 South Sudan – Serbia
30. August China – Puerto Rico
26 August USA – New Zealand
26 August Jordan – Greece
August 28 Greece – USA
30 August USA – Jordan
August 30 Greece – New Zealand
August 25 Egypt – Lithuania
25. August Mexiko – Montenegro
August 27 Montenegro – Egypt
27. August Lithuania – Mexico
August 29 Egypt – Mexico
29 August Montenegro – Lithuania
August 25 Germany – Japan
August 25 Finland – Australia
27 August Australia – Germany
August 27 Japan – Finland
29 August Germany – Finland
August 29 Australia – Japan
August 26 Slovenia – Venezuela
26 August Cape Verde – Georgia
August 28 Georgia – Slovenia
August 30 Slovenia – Cape Verde
August 30 Georgia – Venezuela
26 August Iran – Brazil
26 August Spain – Ivory Coast
28 August Ivory Coast v Iran
August 28 Brazil – Spain
30. August Iran – Spain
30 August Ivory Coast v Brazil
August 25 Canada – France
25 August Latvia – Lebanon
27. August Lebanon – Canada
29. August Canada – Latvia
August 29 Lebanon – France
When does the German national basketball team play at the Basketball World Cup?
The German national basketball team plays all their preliminary round games in Okinawa. The first game will take place on Friday 25 August against hosts Japan. On Sunday 27th August they face Australia and on 29th August they face Finland.
What are the goals of the German basketball team going into the World Cup?
After the euphoria at the home European Championship in 2022 with winning the bronze medal, the team of national coach Gordon Herbert is going into the World Cup with great ambitions. The first goal is direct qualification for the Olympics. To do this, the team must be among the top seven teams. But the big goal of the DBB is a medal.
What does the squad of the German team look like?
NBA star Dennis Schröder is to lead the team again as captain. His NBA colleague Maxi Kleber canceled his participation after a dispute with Schröder.
Where is the Basketball World Cup on TV and live stream?
Magentasport has secured the broadcasting rights. The games of the German team should be able to be seen free of charge in the app and on TV with Telekom’s streaming offer, as was the case with the EM 2022. A subscription is required for the other games.
Are there tickets for the 2023 Basketball World Cup?
The advance sale has ended. Tickets for individual World Cup games are still available on the organizer’s website.
Where can I buy tickets?
Why is the 2023 Basketball World Cup particularly important for the teams?
The seven best teams from the World Cup tournament qualify directly for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.
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