How to qualify

Road to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 European Qualifiers

First round

  • November 2017
  • Februrary 2018
  • June 2018

32

Teams

24

Teams qualify

Top 3 of each group

Second round

  • September 2018
  • November 2018
  • Februrary 2019

24

Teams

12

Teams qualify

Top 3 of each group

World Cup

  • 31 August -
    15 September
    2019

32 participating teams

Window: Two games to be played on a home and away basis


The 32 teams participating in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 - European Qualifiers will be the 24 teams which competed in the FIBA EuroBasket 2017 and 8 additional teams which qualified through the European Pre-Qualifier.

Event Timeline

  • 7 May 17 Draw
  • 2 Aug 17 Pre-Qualifiers
  • 20 Nov 17 1st Round - 1st Window
  • 19 Feb 18 1st Round - 2nd Window
  • 25 Jun 18 1st Round - 3rd Window
  • 30 Aug 18 2nd Round - 4th Window
  • 26 Nov 18 2nd Round - 5th Window
  • 18 Feb 19 2nd Round - 6th Window
  • 31 Aug 19 FIBA Basketball World Cup Start
  • 15 Sep 19 FIBA Basketball World Cup Final