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FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2017 groups confirmed
UDINE, Italy (FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2017) - The groups for the FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2017 were confirmed during the Draw Ceremony held in Udine, Italy on Wednesday.
A fourth team from the Americas will be announced by FIBA at a later stage to finalise the 16-team line-up in light of the suspension currently being served by Brazil's Basketball Federation.
The tournament will take place from July 22-30 in Udine and Cividale del Friuli, beginning with the Group Phase (July 22-25), followed by the Final Phase (July 26-30). Click here for the Competition Schedule and here for the Competition System.
The ceremony also served to reveal the tournament's official logo and establish the new name of the competition, formerly known as the FIBA U19 Women's World Championship.
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