FIBA 3×3 2018 word cup groups released as Uganda’s fate is sealed in group C

By: Nacho Black Armo

The Ugandan women 3X3 Basketball team was placed in group C which consists of 2 time world champions USA and the current defending Champions Russia.

The FIBA 3X3 2018 world cup hosted in Manila, Philippines for both men and women where Uganda will be represented by women only is set to kickoff on 8th- 16thJune 2018.

The tournament will be hosted in the world’s largest indoor arena , Philippine Arena that facilitates a 55,000 capacity.

20 men’s teams and 20 women’s teams were grouped into 4 groups each containing 5 teams where every team will be having 4 players, 3 on court and 1 on the bench.

Uganda was placed in group C along with USA, Russia, Andorra and Iran where the top two teams from this and others pools will advance to a standard knockout round which starts at the quarterfinals stage, on the last day of competition.

Full Women’s groups.

A
Czech Republic
Italia
Malaysia
Turkmenistan
Venezuela

B
Argentina
China
France
Kazakhstan
Switzerland

C
Andorra
Iran
Russia
Uganda
U.S.A

D
Germany
Hungary
Netherlands
Philippines
Spain