Eight men’s teams and eight women’s teams will compete for the last 3 tickets – in each category – for the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2019 at the FIBA 3×3 World Cup Qualifier
The Uganda Ladies 3×3 National basketball team have been drawn in group A of the World Cup qualifiers alongside host Puerto Rico, Estonia and Australia.
The Gazelles has played at the FIBA 3×3 World Cup two times, in 2014 and 2018.
In the previous edition, Uganda was eliminated at the Group stage having finished third in pool C which featured USA, Russia, Iran and Andorra.
The qualifiers will take place in San Juan, Puerto Rico from 4th to 5th May 2019.
The winners of the semifinals will qualify automatically to the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2019, while the losers of the semifinals will play a final game for the final qualifying spot.
The 3 medalists will also qualify for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
The 2019 FIBA 3×3 World Cup will take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands on from 18th-23rd August.
The FIBA 3×3 World Cup is the primary tournament for 3×3 basketball organized by FIBA. The debut of the tournament then named as the FIBA 3×3 World Championship was held in August 2012 in Athens, Greece. The current champions are Serbia in the men’s division and Italy in the women’s division.
2019 FIBA 3X3 World Cup Qualifiers
Pool A: Puerto Rico, Uganda, Estonia, Australia
Pool B: Brazil, Spain, New Zealand, Mali
Pool A: France, Germany, Italy, Nigeria
Pool B: Romania, Puerto Rico, Australia, Czech Republic