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2019 FIBA World Cup will be played in Asia

According to the FIBA Executive Committee, the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup will be played in Asia with only two countries left as candidates, China and Philippines. Final presentation of China and Philippines will be on August 7 in Tokyo.


Philippines in shortlist for hosting the 2019 FIBA World Cup

mall of asia arena

Philippines is one of the 6 countries being considered to host the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the other countries in the shortlist are China, Germany, France, Qatar and Turkey. The 6 candidates can also be considered as hosts for the 2023 FIBA World Cup.

Timeline of Selection of Host for 2019 FIBA World Cup
Dec 15-16, 2014 – Meeting in FIBA Headquarters in Geneva for the 6 candidates
Jan 2015 – Site visit with FIBA Officials in the 6 countries