2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Iran Grouped with Qatar

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran basketball team learned its opponents in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers.

In a draw ceremony held at the Canton Tower in Guangzhou, China on Sunday, Iran was drawn along with Qatar, Kazakhstan and Iraq in Group D.

A total of 16 teams have been divided into four groups of four teams.

The Asian Region will be merged with Oceania Region that is why Australia and New Zealand will be part of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers.

2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers Groups
Group A: China, New Zealand, South Korea, Hong Kong
Group B: Japan, Chinese Taipei, Australia, the Philippines
Group C: Syria, Lebanon, India, Jordan
Group D: Iran, Qatar, Kazakhstan, Iraq

The top seven teams will advance to the 2019 FIBA World Cup which will be held in China from August 31 to September 15.

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 will see seven teams qualify directly for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, with the remaining four and the host to be determined through four Olympic Qualifying Tournaments in 2020.

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