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FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017 groups announced

Screenshot_7CAIRO, Egypt – The groups for the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017 were confirmed during a draw ceremony held on Saturday.

A fourth team from the Americas will be announced by FIBA at a later stage to finalize the 16-team line-up as a result of the suspension currently being served by Brazil’s Basketball Federation.

The tournament will take place from July 1-9 in Cairo, beginning with the Group Phase (July 1-4). The Final Phase will follow from July 5-9.

The ceremony also served to reveal the tournament’s official logo and establish the new name of the competition formerly known as the FIBA U19 World Championship.

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