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.
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 will tip-off in August 2021 and the FIBA Asia Cup in July 2022. 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.