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22 November, 2021
28 February, 2023
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World Cup Qualifiers cities announced: National teams back in front of home fans

MIAMI (United States) - The host cities have been announced for the third window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Americas Qualifiers, taking place from June 30 to July 4, 2022.

Following the first two successful qualifying windows which saw games take place in bubble formats due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the FIBA Regional Office Americas has confirmed the third window will return to a (full / regular) home-and-away format.

In the Americas, Groups A and B will play on June 30 and July 3, while Groups C and D will play on July 1 and 4.

In Group A, Venezuela will host Argentina and Paraguay at Gimnasio Luis Ramos in Puerto La Cruz. Venezuela will rotate with Panama who will host both away teams at Arena Roberto Duran in Panama City.

Date Game  1 Game 2
30-JUN-22 PAN vs PAR VEN vs ARG 
3-JUL-22 VEN vs PAR PAN vs ARG


As for Group B, Colombia will host Chile and Brazil at Coliseo Elias Chegwin in Barranquilla, with both away teams also traveling to Antel Arena with Uruguay hosting in Montevideo.

Date Game  1 Game 2
30-JUN-22 COL vs CHI URU vs BRA 
3-JUL-22 URU vs CHI COL vs BRA


In Group C, the Virgin Islands face the Bahamas and Canada on their home court at UVI Sports Complex. Canada will host the Dominican Republic at the First Ontario Center in Hamilton on July 1, while Bahamas will host Dominican Republic on July 3 at Kendall Isaacs Gymnasium in Nassau.

Date Game  1 Game 2
1-JUL-22 ISV vs BAH CAN vs DOM 
4-JUL-22 BAH vs DOM ISV vs CAN


For Group D, United States will visit San Juan, Puerto Rico and Havana, Cuba, while Mexico will play at home against Cuba, before visiting Puerto Rico to complete the schedule of the first round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Americas Qualifiers.

Date Game  1 Game 2
1-JUL-22 MEX vs CUB  PUR vs USA
4-JUL-22 PUR vs MEX CUB vs USA


The 16 teams from the Caribbean, North America, Central America, and South America are playing for the right to qualify for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, with the six qualifying windows concluding in February 2023.

Seven teams from the Americas will qualify for FIBA’s flagship men’s event, which will be held in the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia from August 25 to September 10, 2023.