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Watch See you in #Spain2014 – Short Movie I
and See you in #Spain2014 – Short Movie II
Preliminary Round Schedule of Gilas Pilipinas in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup
August 30, 2014 – Philippines vs Croatia
August 31, 2014 – Philippines vs Greece
September 1, 2014 – Philippines vs Argentina
September 3, 2014 – Philippines vs Puerto Rico
September 4, 2014 – Philippines vs Senegal
Venue: Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo in Seville, Spain
Philippines is in Group B. Top 4 teams from Group B will face the Top 4 teams in Group A in the 2nd Round.
Gilas Pilipinas will face Argentina, Croatia, Puerto Rico, Senegal and Greece in the Preliminary Round of the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Seville, Spain.
2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Preliminary Round Groups:
Group A – Spain, Serbia, France, Brazil, Egypt, Iran
Group B – Philippines, Senegal, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Greece, Croatia
Group C – Dominican Republic, Turkey, USA, Finland, New Zealand, Ukraine
Group D – Slovenia, Lithuania, Angola, South Korea, Mexico, Australia
Goup A will play in Granada, Group B in Seville, Group C in Bilbao and Group D in Gran Canaria.
FIBA has awarded the 4 Wild Card slots to Brazil, Finland, Greece and Turkey completing the 24 teams in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. No other teams from Asia in the 2014 FIBA World Cup aside from Iran, Philippines and South Korea. Italy, Germany and China withdrew their bids for the Wild Cards before the announcement.
24 teams in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup
The Official Draw of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup will be on February 3, 2014, 7pm CET (February 4, 2am Manila Time).
Watch the draw live on youtube.com/fiba. Will also be shown live on BTV and Solar Sports and Replays at 7am and 7pm on February 4, 2014
Gilas Pilipinas Coach Chot Reyes will be in Barcelona, Spain for the draw.
FIBA is looking for Volunteers for Spain 2014. Anyone can apply to be a volunteer, not only the residents of the six host cities.
The organisation will take care of all your needs during your daily volunteer work (provision of meals, apparel, etc.)
Fifteen (15) national teams have submitted their applications for the 4 remaining Wild Card slots in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.
Teams who have submitted their application for the 2014 FIBA World Cup Wild Cards
Africa (1) – Nigeria
Americas (3) – Brazil, Canada and Venezuela
Asia (2) – China and Qatar
Europe (9) – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Poland, Russia and Turkey
Only 4 teams from the list above and no more than 3 from the same FIBA zone will be in the Wild Cards.