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2021 FIBA Asia Cup

Korea to skip FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers second window, cites safety concerns

Korea will not participate in the second window of the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers.

According to a report by Naver’s Min Joon-gu, Korea’s basketball federation, the KBA, has decided that Bahrain is “not a safe zone for COVID-19.”

“Considering the safety of the national team, I thought it was right not to go to Bahrain,” a KBA official told the publication.

Korea was supposed to take on the Philippines on the 27th, and Indonesia on the 30th in a bubble in Manama, Bahrain.

Korea is on top of Group A with a 2-0 record.

On the other hand, Gilas (1-0) has yet to gain clearance from the Interagency Task Force to train inside a bubble in Calamba, Laguna.

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