FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Groups and Schedule

The FIBA Basketball World Cup is the biggest basketball event in the world, featuring the best players from around the globe. The 19th edition of the tournament is scheduled to take place from August 25 to September 10, 2023, and will be hosted by the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia.

In this article, we will provide you with all the essential information regarding the groups and schedule of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023.

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Groups

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 will feature 32 teams from different parts of the world. The teams are divided into eight groups of four teams each, and the top two teams from each group will advance to the second round. Here are the groups for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023:

Group A

  • Angola
  • Dominican Republic
  • Philippines
  • Italy

Group B

  • South Sudan
  • Serbia
  • China
  • Puerto Rico

Group C

  • United States
  • Jordan
  • Greece
  • New Zealand

Group D

  • Egypt
  • Mexico
  • Montenegro
  • Lithuania

Group E

  • Germany
  • Finland
  • Australia
  • Japan

Group F

  • Slovenia
  • Cape Verde
  • Georgia
  • Venezuela

Group G

  • Iran
  • Spain
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Brazil

Group H

  • Canada
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • France

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FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Schedule

A25 AugustAngola v ItalyDominican Republic v Philippines
A27 AugustPhilippines v AngolaItaly v Dominican Republic
A29 AugustAngola v Dominican RepublicPhilippines v Italy
B26 AugustSouth Sudan v Puerto RicoSerbia v China
B28 AugustChina v South SudanPuerto Rico v Serbia
B30 AugustSouth Sudan v SerbiaChina v Puerto Rico
C26 AugustUSA v New ZealandJordan v Greece
C28 AugustGreece v USANew Zealand v Jordan
C30 AugustUSA v JordanGreece v New Zealand
D25 AugustEgypt v LithuaniaMexico v Montenegro
D27 AugustMontenegro v EgyptLithuania v Mexico
D29 AugustEgypt v MexicoMontenegro v Lithuania
E25 AugustGermany v JapanFinland v Australia
E27 AugustAustralia v GermanyJapan v Finland
E29 AugustGermany v FinlandAustralia v Japan
F26 AugustSlovenia v VenezuelaCape Verde v Georgia
F28 AugustGeorgia v SloveniaVenezuela v Cape Verde
F30 AugustSlovenia v Cape VerdeGeorgia v Venezuela
G26 AugustIran v BrazilSpain v Cote d’Ivoire
G28 AugustCote d’Ivoire v IranBrazil v Spain
G30 AugustIran v SpainCote d’Ivoire v Brazil
H26 AugustCanada v FranceLatvia v Lebanon
H28 AugustLebanon v CanadaFrance v Latvia
H30 AugustCanada v LatviaLebanon v France

Here is the schedule for the second round, quarter-finals, semi-finals, and final of the tournament:

Second Round – September 1st and 3rd Group I – September 1st at Araneta Coliseum, Manila

  • Group A winner vs Group B runner-up
  • Group B winner vs Group A runner-up

Group J – September 1st at Mall of Asia, Manila

  • Group C winner vs Group D runner-up
  • Group D winner vs Group C runner-up

Group K – September 1st at Okinawa Arena, Okinawa

  • Group E winner vs Group F runner-up
  • Group F winner vs Group E runner-up

Group L – September 1st at Indonesia Arena, Jakarta

  • Group G winner vs Group H runner-up
  • Group H winner vs Group G runner-up

Quarter-finals – September 5th and 6th QF1: Group I winner vs Group J runner-up QF2: Group K winner vs Group L runner-up QF3: Group J winner vs Group I runner-up QF4: Group L winner vs Group K runner-up

Semi-finals – September 8th SF1: QF1 winner vs QF2 winner SF2: QF3 winner vs QF4 winner

Third Place Match and Final – September 10th Third Place Match: SF1 loser vs SF2 loser Final: SF1 winner vs SF2 winner


In conclusion, the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 is set to be an exciting and thrilling event, featuring some of the best basketball teams from around the world. The tournament will be hosted by multiple nations in Asia, including the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia, and will run from August 25 to September 10, 2023. With eight groups and a packed schedule, fans can expect a lot of action and drama throughout the tournament, culminating in the final round at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. Basketball enthusiasts and sports fans worldwide are eagerly anticipating this global basketball event, and it promises to be an unforgettable experience for players and spectators alike.

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