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Draw results in for FIBA U16 Asian Championship
BEIJING (FIBA U16 Asian Championship) - The official draw for FIBA U16 Asian Championship took place on Tuesday March 6, in the Chinese capital city of Beijing.
The results of the draw are as follows:
Group A: China, New Zealand, Hong Kong
Group B: Australia, Philippines, Malaysia
Group C: Iran, Chinese Taipei, Macau
Group D: Korea, Japan, Lebanon, India
The competition is set to tip off on April 2 in Foshan, Guangdong province, China. The Games will be played at the Lignan Pearl Gymnasium.
The best placed Team in each group will qualify directly to the Knock-out stage starting with the Quarter-Finals. 2nd and 3rd placed Teams will proceed to the Play-Offs Round. The 4th placed team in group D will be eliminated.
Click here for more detailed explanation of the Competition Format.
The top four from the FIBA U16 Asian Championship will represent the continent at the FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup 2018 in Argentina
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