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Watch See you in #Spain2014 – Short Movie I
and See you in #Spain2014 – Short Movie II
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
Welcome 2014! Gilas Pilipinas will compete in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain and the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup starts August 30, 2014 until September 14, 2014 while the 2014 Asian Games will start on September 19, 2014 until October 4, 2014!
Know more about the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup:
Gilas Pilipinas recently signed naturalized player Marcus Douthit to a contract extension until 2014. There will be 2 big tournaments in 2014 in which Douthit maybe included in the line-up, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup from August 30 to September 14, 2014 in Spain and the 2014 Asian Games from September 19 to October 4, 2014 in Incheon, South Korea.
Unless Gilas Pilipinas can find a replacement for Marcus Douthit and go through the process of naturalization a few months before the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Douthit will play for our country in Spain and South Korea in 2014.
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.