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Draw results in for FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2017
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Draw results in for FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2017

 SAN JUAN (FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2017) - The draw for the FIBA U16 Americas Championship took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Tuesday.

The results of the draw are as follows:
Group A: Canada, Venezuela, Paraguay, Argentina
Group B: USA, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

The FIBA U16 Americas Championship will be played in Formosa, Argentina from June 14-18 and will feature the participation of the National Teams from Argentina, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, USA and Venezuela.

The competition system for the U16 continental tournament consists of two phases. In the Group Phase, the eight (8) participating teams will be divided into two (2) groups of four (4) teams. Teams will play in round-robin format for three days. The best two teams from each group will advance to the next phase, where the first place of Group A will play against the second place in Group B and vice versa. The winners of the Semi-Finals will advance to the Gold Medal Match, while the losers will play for the bronze of the continental event.