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2023 FIBA World Cup

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The stage is set for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, and fans around the world are eagerly awaiting the tournament’s commencement. From August 25 to September 10, the world’s best basketball teams will gather in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Japan to compete for the title of world champions.

This year’s World Cup is set to be a historic event, with nine countries making their debut appearance after failing to qualify for the 2019 edition. Among them are Cape Verde, Georgia, Latvia, and South Sudan, all of whom are looking to make their mark on the international basketball scene.

In addition, Egypt, Finland, Lebanon, Mexico, and Slovenia are making their return to the world stage, determined to show that they are a force to be reckoned with.

But before the teams can take to the court, they must first find out who they will face in the group stages. This will be revealed at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Draw, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 29, at the Araneta Coliseum in Manila.

While the 32 qualified teams prepare for the World Cup, another set of teams will be vying for a chance to compete in the 2024 Olympic Qualifying Tournaments. The 28 teams that made it to the second round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers but did not qualify for the World Cup will join 12 additional teams from among the highest-ranked teams that did not qualify for the second round.

These teams will compete in the FIBA Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournaments, which will take place from August 12-20, 2023. The tournaments will be held across four continents, with Mali representing Africa, Chile, Cuba and the Virgin Islands representing the Americas, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Korea, and Syria representing Asia, and North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Russia and Croatia representing Europe.

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Only five teams will emerge victorious from these pre-qualifying tournaments, earning a coveted spot in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments in 2024. The stakes are high, and the competition will be fierce as teams battle it out for their chance to represent their country on the world stage.

As the countdown to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 begins, basketball fans around the world are eagerly anticipating what promises to be a thrilling and historic event. With new teams making their debut and old rivals facing off once again, the world is sure to be watching as the world’s best basketball teams compete for the ultimate prize.

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