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38 nations ready to hit the road towards FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2023
MUNICH (Germany) - The road to the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2023 will begin on Thursday, with the first window marking the start of the journey for 38 national teams involved in the Qualifiers.
Unlike previous campaigns, the qualifying aspect of the competition will also include the host nations, with both Slovenia and Israel taking part in order to help prepare them for the flagship event.
The first gameday takes place on Thursday November 11 and the opening window will conclude after the second gameday on Sunday November 14. The remaining games will to take place in two subsequent windows. These are scheduled for November 11-14 next year and then February 24-27 in 2023.
Divided into 10 groups, the teams participating in the Qualifiers will compete for 14 tickets as they bid to join Slovenia and Israel at the event and complete the 16-strong field. A draw to assign the teams to the groups was held in Munich on August 20.
The 10 group winners and the four best second-placed teams wil advance. In order for the second-placed teams across all 10 groups to be ranked on a like-for-like basis, their results against the fourth-placed teams in the groups of four will not be taken into consideration.
In case one or both of the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2023 hosts finish among the 14 spots that qualify for the event, then the next best second-placed team(s) will also qualify.
Games of the Qualifiers will be streamed live and free on FIBA's YouTube channel with certain geographic restrictions in place.
About FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2023
FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2023 will mark the 39th edition of the continental showpiece event, and will see 16 teams fight for the coveted title. The event will be co-hosted by Slovenia and Israel.
For further information, visit the official website or follow FIBA Women's EuroBasket on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.