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25 August, 2023
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24/08/2023
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16 rosters confirmed for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023

MANILA (Philippines)/JAKARTA (Indonesia)/OKINAWA (Japan) - The stage is set for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 in the Philippines, Indonesia and Japan as the rosters for 16 of the 32 national teams were confirmed today.

The flagship tournament will be played in Asia for the fourth time following the Philippines in 1978, Japan in 2006 and China in 2019. The 2023 edition will be the first World Cup hosted by multiple countries. The cities of Manila, Jakarta and Okinawa are ready to welcome the basketball world starting August 25.

The finalized 12-man rosters for 16 national teams playing on August 25 are below:

Group A: Angola, Dominican Republic, Italy, Philippines

Group D: Egypt, Lithuania, Mexico, Montenegro

Group E: Australia, Finland, Germany, Japan

Group H: Canada, France, Latvia, Lebanon

The final rosters for the 16 teams in the four other groups, playing on August 26, will be confirmed later tonight after the technical meetings.

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About the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 
The 19th edition of FIBA's flagship event, the FIBA Basketball World Cup, is taking place for the first time across three host nations in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia from August 25 to September 10.

For more information on the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, visit www.fiba.basketball/basketballworldcup/2023 or follow the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.