2020 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup

The 2020 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup (Bulgarian: 2020 Световна купа по баскетбол FIBA ​​до 17 години) will be an international basketball competition held in Sofia, Bulgaria. It will be the sixth edition of the FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup. Sixteen national teams will compete in the tournament.[1] Bulgaria previously bid for the 2018 edition but lost to Argentina. This will be the first time Bulgaria has hosted a FIBA world tournament. It was originally scheduled to take place between 4 and 12 July 2020, but it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic to 15 to 23 August.[2] On 12 June 2020, FIBA postponed the tournament again and options will be examined to play in 2021.[3]

2020 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Bulgaria
Teams16 
(from 5 federations)
Venues1 
(in 1 host city)
Official website
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VenuesEdit

Sofia
Armeets Arena
Capacity: 12,373

Qualified teamsEdit

Means of Qualification Date Venue Berths Qualifiers
Host Nation 4 April 2019 1   Bulgaria
2019 FIBA Under-16 Americas Championship 3–9 June 2019   Belem 4   United States
  Canada
  Dominican Republic
  Argentina
2019 FIBA Under-16 African Championship 5–14 July 2019   Praia 2   Egypt
  Mali
2019 FIBA Under-16 European Championship 9–17 August 2019   Udine 5   Spain
  France
  Italy
  Russia
  Turkey
Asian selection 4   Australia
  China
  South Korea
TBD
Total 16

As the Asian tournament was cancelled, the FIBA used the World rankings to decide the participants. Japan and New Zealand will play a play-off to decide the last participant as they are equal on points.[4]

DrawEdit

The draw for the tournament was held on 6 March 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria.[5]

SeedingsEdit

The seedings were announced on 6 March 2020.[5]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4
  Bulgaria (hosts)
  United States
  Canada
  Spain
  France
  Italy
  Russia
  Turkey
  Australia
  China
  South Korea
  Japan
or
  New Zealand
  Dominican Republic
  Argentina
  Egypt
  Mali

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1   Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2   Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on TBD. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1   China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2   Dominican Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Bulgaria (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on TBD. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host.

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1   Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2   South Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on TBD. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
1   Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2   United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Mali 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 TBD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on TBD. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

Final roundEdit

BracketEdit

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
 
 
 
A1
 
 
 
B4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
C2
 
 
 
D3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A3
 
 
 
B2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
C4
 
 
 
D1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A2
 
 
 
B3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
C1
 
 
 
D4
 
 
 
 
 
 Third place
 
A4
 
  
 
B1
 
  
 
 
 
  
 
C3
 
 
D2
 

9–16th classification playoffsEdit

 
Classification quarterfinalsClassification semifinalsNinth place match
 
          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Eleventh place match
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Classification semifinals13th place match
 
      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15th place match
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

5–8th classification playoffsEdit

 
Classification semifinalsFifth place match
 
      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seventh place match
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team Record
 
 
 
4th
5th
6th
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10th
11th
12th
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15th
16th

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Calendar".
  2. ^ "FIBA's Executive Committee confirms global calendar update". FIBA. 9 April 2020.
  3. ^ "FIBA Executive Committee condemns all forms of racism in open letter from President". FIBA. 12 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Draw results in for FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup 2020". FIBA. 6 March 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Draw results in for FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup 2020". FIBA. 6 March 2020.

External linksEdit