Qualifiers

Over a four-year cycle, national teams will play regular home and away games to qualify for the FIBA Basketball World Cup and the FIBA Continental Cups.

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FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers 

A total of 80 national teams from the four regions of Africa, Americas, Asia (and Oceania) and Europe will play in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers.

Number of teams AFRICA AMERICAS ASIA EUROPE
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers 16 16 16 32
FIBA Continental Cups 2025 Pre-Qualifiers All remaining registered teams
  • Two games per window to be played on a home and away basis in six windows to qualify for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023
  • Each window will be 9 days long, beginning on Monday and finishing on the following Tuesday
  • Windows dates: November 22-30, 2021, February 21 to March 1, 2022, June 27 to July 5, 2022, August 22-30, 2022, November 7-15, 2022, and February 20-28, 2023
  • The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 will qualify teams directly for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games or through 4 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments


FIBA Continental Cups 2021/22 Qualifiers 

The FIBA Continental Cups 2021/22 Pre-Qualifiers will take place during the same windows as the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers, starting in November 2017.

Qualifiers for the FIBA Continental Cups 2021/22 will begin in Africa, Americas, Asia and Europe regions immediately after the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China. The FIBA AfroBasket and the FIBA Asia Cup both will tip-off in August 2021. The FIBA Americup and the FIBA EuroBasket both will take place in September 2022. 

  • Home and away games will be played in three windows to qualify for the FIBA Continental Cups 2021/22.
  • Windows dates are February 17-25, 2020, November 23 to December 1, 2020, and February 15-23,  2021.
  • After the FIBA Continental Cups 2021/22, the four-year cycle (2021-2025) begins once again with the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers starting in November 2021.

WORLD CUP 2023 QUALIFIERS
AFRICA