25 August, 2023
10 September

Manila - Mall of Asia Arena


The City of Manila is the capital of the Philippines and its second-most populated city, with close to two million inhabitants. It is one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing cities in Southeast Asia. Located on the eastern shore of Manila Bay, on the island of Luzon, the city has a long and distinguished sports history.

Basketball is Manila and the Philippines' favorite sport. Most local villages have basketball courts with court markings drawn on the streets, with inter-village leagues held every summer, from April to May.

Mall of Asia Arena

    Games at Mall of Asia Arena

    Group Phase - 1st Round (Group C & D)

    • Group C: USA JOR GRE NZL
    • Group D: EGY MEX MNE LTU

    Group Phase - 2nd Round (Group J)

    • 1 September 2023: Group J, 2 games
    • 3 September 2023: Group J, 2 games

    Classification 17-32 (Group N)

    • 31 August 2023: Group N, 2 games
    • 2 September 2023: Group N, 2 games

    Final Phase

    • 5 September 2023: Quarter-Finals, 2 games
    • 6 September 2023: Quarter-Finals, 2 games
    • 7 September 2023: Classification games 5-8
    • 8 September 2023: Semi-Finals, 2 games
    • 9 September 2023: Classification games 5-6
    • 10 September 2023: The Final

    Mall of Asia Arena

    Capacity: 16'500 

    With an impressive land area of over 64,000 square meters, the Mall of Asia Arena is a world-class facility equipped with state-of-the-art technology.  Its eye-shaped exterior represents what spectators will experience at every event at the venue, a “feast for the eye.”

    The Mall of Asia Arena was opened in 2012 and is a flexible venue that can adapt to all sorts of events. Its massive all-glass facade can accommodate a seating capacity of 15,000 for basketball games. This five-level ultramodern events venue also boasts world-class facilities.

    The Arena serves as one of the playing venues of the local basketball leagues and associations in the country. It also served as the main venue for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship and the final game between host Philippines and Iran was played in front of a 19,989 attendance. The NBA chose this venue to play their first preseason game in Southeast Asia in October 2013, when Houston took on Indiana.


  • Public transport

    Fans can take the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Blue Line and go down at the Taft Avenue Station. Then, either ride a bus bound for SM Mall of Asia or Baclaran or take a jeepney bound for SM Mall of Asia at the intersection below the station. 
    Fans can also take a bus going to Pasay/MOA.

    Private transport

    Take EDSA Southbound and drive until reaching EDSA Extension, where Mall of Asia can be found at the end. 



    The SM Mall of Asia Arena has accessible parking areas around its vicinity. Apart from the Mall of Asia Parking Facility (South Wing), the neighboring Mall of Asia Arena Annex (MAAX) building can accommodate up to 1,400 parking slots. Also, with the opening of the new NU Mall of Asia (NUMA) Building, another 720 parking slots are added for your convenience.

  • General information

    The following items are prohibited at the event. Additional restrictions may apply.
    FIBA Venue Rules are applicable during the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

    Additionally please find here guidelines for fans around the venue.


    Click here for more information about ticketing options.

    Venue address

    J.W. Diokno Boulevard, Mall of Asia Complex, 1300 Pasay City, Philippines  

    Venue website



    When is FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023?

    The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 is scheduled to take place between August 25 and September 10, 2023.
    The draw takes place in Manila on April 29, 2023.