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Road to FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021 set to begin with Qualifiers tipping off

MUNICH (Germany) - The road to FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021 is set to begin on Thursday, with the November window marking the start of the journey for the 33 national teams involved in the Qualifiers.

The national teams of Russia and Bosnia and Herzegovina will get proceedings underway on November 14 with an early tip-off in Orenburg, while other countries will join the action shortly after.

The second gameday of the first window will take place on Sunday, November 17. The remaining games to be played in windows scheduled for November 2020 and January-February 2021.


Divided into nine groups, the teams participating in the Qualifiers will compete for 14 tickets to the Final Round, with FIBA EuroBasket 2021 co-hosts France and Spain qualified for the tournament automatically.

A draw to assign the 33 teams to the nine groups was held in Munich on July 22.

The winners of each of the nine groups and the five best second-placed teams will advance to the Final Round of the flagship event. To determine the standings within a group, all games will be considered.

To determine the five best second-placed teams out of the nine groups, the results against fourth placed teams in the groups of four teams will be disregarded to compare the teams on a like-for-like basis.

All games of the Qualifiers will be streamed live and free on FIBA's YouTube channel with certain geographic restrictions in place.

Co-hosted by the Finalists of the 2019 edition of the event, FIBA Women’s EuroBasket 2021 will take place on June 17-27, 2021. Lyon and Valencia will be the two venues for the Group Phase and the Quarter-Finals. The Semi-Finals, the Third Place Game and the Final will all be played at the Bercy Arena in Paris.  


About FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021
FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021 will mark the 38th edition of the continental showpiece event, and will see 16 teams fight for the coveted title. The event is set to take place from June 17 to 27, 2021 and will be co-hosted by France and Spain.
For further information, visit the official website or follow FIBA Women's EuroBasket on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube