22 November, 2021
28 February, 2023
44 Omar Hussein (EGY), 32 Mohamed Ahmed Abdelrahman (EGY), 13 Jonathan Shilala Kasibabu (COD)
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Field set for the Second Round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 African Qualifers

ABIDJAN (Cote d'Ivoire) - The 12-team field for the Second Round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 was confirmed on Sunday, following the last games of Groups A, B, C and D played in Alexandria (Egypt), Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) and Kigali (Rwanda).

The Second Round gets underway on Friday, August 26 through to Sunday, 28 with the 12 teams divided into two groups (E and F) of six teams each.

All teams carry over their First Round records to the Second Round, where they will compete for the top five places in the African Qualifiers, which ensure a ticket in the 32-team FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 to be held in Indonesia, Japan and Philippines.

The two Second Round groups are as follows:

Group E: Cote d'Ivoire (6-0), Angola (4-2), Guinea (1-5), Cape Verde (3-1), Nigeria (2-2) and Uganda (1-3). 

Group F: South Sudan (6-0), Tunisia (4-2), Cameroon (1-5), Egypt (5-1), DR Congo (4-2) and Senegal (3-3).

Four teams - Central African Republic, Kenya, Mali and Rwanda - were eliminated in the First Round.

The full schedule for the upcoming Second Round of the African Qualifiers is available HERE. You can also find more information about the competition system by clicking HERE.

The host countries for first round of Groups E and F will communicated soon.