Basketball fans all around the world are eagerly waiting for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, which is set to be held in Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines from August 25 to September 10, 2023. This will be the 19th edition of the tournament and will feature 32 teams from all over the world, competing for the prestigious title of FIBA Basketball World Cup champions.
Basketball World Cup 2023 Schedule
The tournament will kick off with the opening ceremony on August 25, followed by the first round of matches on August 26. The 32 teams have been divided into eight groups of four teams each, with each team playing three matches in the first round. Angola will face Italy in the opening game of FIBA World Cup 2023. The top two teams from each group will advance to the second round, which will be played in a knockout format.
|A||25 August||Angola vs Italy|
|A||25 August||Dominican Republic vs Philippines|
|A||27 August||Philippines vs Angola|
|A||27 August||Italy vs Dominican Republic|
|A||29 August||Angola vs Dominican Republic|
|A||29 August||Philippines vs Italy|
|B||26 August||South Sudan vs Puerto Rico|
|B||26 August||Serbia vs China|
|B||28 August||China vs South Sudan|
|B||28 August||Puerto Rico vs Serbia|
|B||30 August||South Sudan vs Serbia|
|B||30 August||China vs Puerto Rico|
|C||26 August||USA vs New Zealand|
|C||26 August||Jordan vs Greece|
|C||28 August||Greece vs USA|
|C||28 August||New Zealand vs Jordan|
|C||30 August||USA vs Jordan|
|C||30 August||Greece vs New Zealand|
|D||25 August||Egypt vs Lithuania|
|D||25 August||Mexico vs Montenegro|
|D||27 August||Montenegro vs Egypt|
|D||27 August||Lithuania vs Mexico|
|D||29 August||Egypt vs Mexico|
|D||29 August||Montenegro vs Lithuania|
|E||25 August||Germany vs Japan|
|E||25 August||Finland vs Australia|
|E||27 August||Australia vs Germany|
|E||27 August||Japan vs Finland|
|E||29 August||Germany vs Finland|
|E||29 August||Australia vs Japan|
|F||26 August||Slovenia vs Venezuela|
|F||26 August||Cape Verde vs Georgia|
|F||28 August||Georgia vs Slovenia|
|F||28 August||Venezuela vs Cape Verde|
|F||30 August||Slovenia vs Cape Verde|
|F||30 August||Georgia vs Venezuela|
|G||26 August||Iran vs Brazil|
|G||26 August||Spain vs Cote d’Ivoire|
|G||28 August||Cote d’Ivoire vs Iran|
|G||28 August||Brazil vs Spain|
|G||30 August||Iran vs Spain|
|G||30 August||Cote d’Ivoire vs Brazil|
|H||26 August||Canada vs France|
|H||26 August||Latvia vs Lebanon|
|H||28 August||Lebanon vs Canada|
|H||28 August||France vs Latvia|
|H||30 August||Canada vs Latvia|
|H||30 August||Lebanon v France|
|Angola vs. Italy||4 a.m. ET||Friday, August 25||Manila (PHI)|
|Philippines vs. Angola||8 a.m. ET||Sunday, August 27||Manila (PHI)|
|Angola vs. Dominican Republic||4 a.m. ET||Tuesday, August 29||Manila (PHI)|
|Angola vs. Italy||4 a.m. ET||Manila (PHI)|
|Italy vs. Dominican Republic||4 a.m. ET||Manila (PHI)|
|Philippines vs. Italy||8 a.m. ET||Manila (PHI)|
The second round will consist of 16 teams, divided into four groups of four teams each. Each team will play three matches in this round, with the top two teams from each group advancing to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinals will be played on September 8, followed by the semifinals on September 9, and the final and third-place playoff on September 10.
The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 schedule has been designed to provide a fair and competitive environment for all the teams, with no team having an unfair advantage over the others. The tournament will be played in three countries, with each country hosting a group of teams in the first round.
The group stage matches will be played in four different cities across Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines, namely Jakarta (Indonesia), Okinawa (Japan), Manila (Philippines), and Quezon City (Philippines). The knockout stage matches will be played in Manila, Philippines.
The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 promises to be a thrilling tournament, with some of the best basketball teams in the world competing for the title. The tournament will also be a great opportunity for the host countries to showcase their rich culture and hospitality to the world.
Basketball fans can follow all the action from the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 on various platforms, including TV broadcasts, live streaming services, and social media channels. The FIBA website will also provide up-to-date information about the tournament, including the schedule, results, and news.
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In conclusion, the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 is set to be an exciting and competitive tournament, with some of the best basketball teams in the world showcasing their skills and talent. Basketball fans from all over the world should mark their calendars for August 25 to September 10, 2023, and get ready to witness the ultimate basketball spectacle.