All teams qualified for the 2023 FIBA ​​World Cup without Argentina

All teams qualified for the 2023 FIBA ​​World Cup without Argentina

Brazil won their final match against the United States and entered the 2023 World Cup as the fourth-best, ahead of Argentina

The Americas, Africa and Asia qualifiers for the 2023 World Cup between the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia concluded on Sunday. which will take place between August 25 and September 10, with a close date in those in Europe, 31 have been seeded and only one place remains, which will be for Serbia or Belgium. Surprisingly, Argentina was left out.

Pablo Prigioni’s team did not get one of the seven spots available on their continent as they lost on Sunday to the Dominican Republic 79-75. at the Islas Malvinas Sports Center in Mar del Plata on the last date of the second stage. So, They finished fourth in Group E and head-to-head with Brazil, fourth in Group F, and ended up with an even worse goal difference.

In addition to Brazil, Canada, the United States, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Puerto Rico participated in the ecumenical event. The remaining quotas were five for Africa and eight for Asia and Oceania, including the two organizations Japan and the Philippines. And a dozen for the old continent, among which is Spain, who is defending the title it won in China 2019.

Among the countries that did not qualify, regular participants in the World Cup and the international hierarchy stand out So are Argentina, Nigeria, New Zealand, Croatia, Poland, Turkey, Tunisia and China.

The Argentine national team did not qualify for the FIBA ​​World Cup because it lost the one-on-one match against the Dominican Republic

Argentina did not qualify for the FIBA ​​World Cup because they lost individually with the Dominican Republic – Credits: Mauro V. Rizzi

All the 2023 World Cup qualifiers one after the other

  • America (7): Canada, the United States, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Brazil.

  • Africa (5): Angola, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Egypt and Sudan.

  • Asia and Oceania (8): Philippines (organizer), Japan (organizer), Australia, China, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon and New Zealand.

  • Europe (12): Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Spain, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Slovenia, Serbia or Belgium.

Spain lost in their last bid to Italy and both will be in the 2023 World Cup

Spain lost in their most recent appearance to Italy and both will be at the 2023 World Cup – Credits: FIBA

All the teams that did not qualify for the 2023 World Cup

  • America: Argentina, Bahamas, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Uruguay, Panama and Paraguay.

  • Africa: Central African Republic, Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tunisia and Uganda.

  • Asia and Oceania: Bahrain, Chinese Taipei, India, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia and Syria.

  • Europe: Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Great Britain, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Netherlands, Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey and Ukraine.

This is how the 2023 World Cup will be played

In the World Cup, 32 countries will be divided into eight groups of four and will face each other in the first stage. The two leaders of the standings will advance to the second round, while the third and fourth leaders from each region will continue to compete in the qualifying round for the seventeenth place.

For the second round, the 16 selected will draw the points obtained in the first round and will be divided into four groups of four each. Those who passed Group A will join Group B; those from C with those from D; those of E with those of F; and those of G with those of H. There, each country will play against the two teams it did not face last time and the two best players will advance to the quarter-finals.

From then on, they would be from the direct cross-cutting qualifiers through to the final. Those who are eliminated in the quarter-finals will have to compete for the fifth place and those who lose in the semi-finals, for the third place.

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