The draw for the basketball World Cup will be held on April 29, with Greece naturally entering the draw and waiting to find out their opponents for the big date.
FIBA placed all the countries in pots, with the Greek National Team learning about their potential opponents. This means that there are also some restrictions on the teams it can find on its way to the World Cup in the group stage.
The 32 teams will be divided into 8 groups of 4 teams. Each group cannot have more than two teams from Europe but also more than one team from the continents of Africa, America, Asia and Oceania.
The World Cup will be held from 25/8 to 10/9 in the Philippines, Indonesia and Japan.
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Here are the official #FIBAWC draw seedings! 🔮
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— FIBA Basketball World Cup (@FIBAWC) April 21, 2023
In detail, the teams with which the National team can be drawn:
1st pot: Philippines, USA, Australia
5th pot: Iran, Dominican Republic, Finland, New Zealand
7th pot: Jordan, Japan, Angola, Ivory Coast
The pots of FIBA:
1st: Philippines, Spain, USA, Australia
2nd: France, Serbia, Slovenia, Lithuania
3rd: Greece, Italy, Germany, Brazil
4th: Canada, Venezuela, Montenegro, Puerto Rico
5th: Iran, Dominican Republic, Finland, New Zealand
6th: China, Latvia, Mexico, Georgia
7th: Jordan, Japan, Angola, Ivory Coast
8th: Lebanon, Egypt, South Sudan, Black Akrotiri