The FIBA Central Board confirmed Belgrade (Serbia), Osaka (Japan) and Washington, D.C. (USA) as host cities for the four FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 Qualifying Tournaments during their meeting held on Thursday, November 18.
Belgrade will host two qualifying tournaments, while Osaka and Washington, D.C. will each stage one event. The qualifying tournaments will take place from February 10 to 13.
The 16 national teams to take part in the four FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 Qualifying Tournaments earned the right to participate through their performance earlier this year in their respective Continental Cup events.
The field is comprised of two teams from Africa – Mali and Nigeria; four sides from the Americas – Brazil, Canada, Puerto Rico and the United States; four teams from Asia/Oceania – Australia, China, Japan, Korea; and six European sides – Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Russia and Serbia. (TalkBasket)