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Groups for FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017 confirmed

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Posted on February 11, 2017
FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup

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The group draw for the , set to be hosted by from July 1st, was made today in Cairo.

The 16 participating teams were drawn in 4 groups of 4. But the fourth representatives of the Americas will be announced later, by FIBA.

Egypt is drawn in group B with Germany, Puerto Rico and Lithuania. African U18 champions, Angola is in group D with, tournament favorites, USA.

The draw ceremony also saw a new tournament logo revealed. This marked change of the competition name from FIBA U19 World Championship to FIBA U19 World Cup.

The tournament will be held between the 1st and 9th of July, in Cairo. It is the first time this tournament is being held in Africa.

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