FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 Qualifying Tournament Draw Results
The highly anticipated draw for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 qualifying tournaments took place in Geneva on Tuesday.
The qualifying draw marks the kick-off for the Women’s National Teams as they attempt to successfully qualify for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022.
The match schedule for the Women’s World Cup qualifying tournaments is available here.
The road to the Women’s World Cup now heads to Belgrade (Serbia), Osaka (Japan) and Washington, DC (USA), with 16 teams vying for 12 spots. Belgrade will host two qualifying tournaments, while Osaka and Washington, DC will each host one event. These qualifying tournaments will take place from February 10 to 13.
FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis gave the opening speech while Serbian great Sonja Vasic conducted the draw. The reigning TISSOT MVP of the FIBA Women’s EuroBasket 2021, Vasic is coming off a memorable summer, having first led Serbia to the continental crown and then to the bronze medal game at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
The new Women’s National Team competition system came into effect in November 2019, paving the way for all major FIBA women’s competitions on a four-year cycle, including the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup. 2022. Here’s a breakdown of how teams can make it happen at next summer’s showpiece event in Sydney.
2022 Women’s World Cup host Australia and Olympic champions USA will compete in the qualifiers. However, these two teams receive automatic qualification for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 – Australia as hosts of the event and the United States due to their victory in the Olympic tournament of women’s basketball in Tokyo.
The 2022 Women’s World Cup will take place from September 22 to October 1, 2022. For more information on how teams qualify, click here.