Basketball World Cup to be hosted by 3 Asian nations in 2023

Basketball World Cup to be hosted by 3 Asian nations in 2023

(Laurent Gillieron/Keystone through AP). From left, Yuko Mitsuya chairman of the Japan Basketball Affiliation, JBA, Philippine businessman and SBP Chairman Emeritus Manuel V. Pangilinan and Indonesian businessman and central board member and President of I…

MIES, Switzerland (AP) – The Basketball World Cup in 2023 can be hosted by the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia.

The Worldwide Basketball Federation (FIBA) says its central board picked the Asian co-hosting bid over the Argentina-Uruguay joint candidacy.

It’s the first time the world championship can be hosted in a couple of nation.

America will defend its title on the 2019 World Cup in China.

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