Bahrain draws Iran, Kazakhstan and Syria
Bahrain is in Group D of the 2023 FIBA World Cup qualifiers, alongside Iran, Kazakhstan and Syria.
FIBA awarded the organizing rights for the 2023 Basketball World Cup to Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines in December 2017. The group stage will take place in all three countries, with the final ahead of take place in the Philippine capital, Manila.
The 2023 edition of FIBA’s flagship event will mark the first time in the history of the competition that it will take place in more than one country.
Two co-host countries of the World Cup, Japan and the Philippines, received a direct qualification.
Continuing the success of the FIBA competition system implemented in 2017 for qualification for the 2019 World Cup, the qualification process for the 2023 World Cup will include six windows over 15 months in the four regions of Africa, d America, Asia / Oceania and Europe. .
From November, the 80 national teams will play home and away games over six qualifying windows to secure their place among the 30 teams joining the hosts in the 32-team edition of the event. .
Group A: New Zealand, South Korea, Philippines and India
Group B: Australia, China, Japan and Taiwan
Group C: Jordan, Lebanon, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia.
Group D: Bahrain, Iran, Kazakhstan and Syria