Canada Draws Group B for The FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022
SYDNEY, Australia (March 3, 2022) – The results are in for the highly-anticipated Draw of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 which took place on the shores of Sydney.
Canada was drawn into Group B and will face Serbia (September 22), France (September 23), Japan (September 25), Australia (September 26) and Nigeria (September 27), live on Sportsnet, in the Group Phase.
Today’s draw has set out the path for the participating teams in their journey to be crowned world champions in FIBA’s flagship women’s competition later this year.
Here are the Draw results:
Following FIBA’s decision on Russian teams, the draw results features a team “To Be Determined” (TBD) team. FIBA’s Central Board will decide in due course which team from the Washington/Santo Domingo Qualifying Tournament that will participate in the Women’s World Cup later this year.
This milestone event took place on the forefront of Sydney’s spectacular Harbour and was attended by FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis, who gave an opening address, as well as high-ranking officials from the Local Organizing Committee, representatives from Basketball Australia, the Hon. Alister Henskens Senior Counsel and Member of Parliament and other important guests and legends of the game.
The draw was performed by FIBA Hall of Famer Michele Timms, joined by other Australian legends of the game, FIBA’s Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 Event Ambassador Lauren Jackson and former Boomer Shane Heal.
The FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 will tip-off on September 22 at Sydney Olympic Park and the game schedule can be found here.
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