Canada – FIBA U19 World Cup Champions

FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup Champions

Canada won their first-ever 2017 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup title after beating Italy, 79-60 in the Finals held in Cairo, Egypt. R.J. Barrett led Canada 18 points and 12 rebounds and was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament.

David Okeke led Italy with 14 points and 10 rebounds as they settled for the Silver Medal while USA got the Bronze after beating Spain, 96-72 in the battle for 3rd place.

Japan was the highest ranked Asian Team at 10th place followed by South Korea and Iran at 14th and 15th place.

2017 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup Final standings
1. Canada (Gold)
2. Italy (Silver)
3. USA (Bronze)
4. Spain
5. Germany
6. Lithuania
7. France
8. Argentina
9. Puerto Rico
10. Japan
11. New Zealand
12. Egypt
13. Angola
14. Korea
15. Iran
16. Mali

Photo above from fiba.com





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