The U.S. team will face France in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics basketball game
The US team will compete with the French team in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic basketball game.
The official match of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic basketball game for men and women was held at the Patrick Baumann Basketball Hall at FIBA headquarters on Tuesday.
The eight teams of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup are eligible to participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Men’s Basketball Championship. The team designated as the OQT champion will be the team that qualified through the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament Victoria, Canada; Split, Croatia; Kaunas, Lithuania;with Belgrade, Serbia From June 29 to July 4, 2021.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, these four FIBA Olympic qualification matches were postponed last year. Each OQT winner was drawn into four vacant positions in the Olympic Basketball Championship.
Due to the draw, the US team will clash with France in Group A, while Argentina will play against Spain in Group C in the rematch of the 2019 Basketball World Cup final.
The United States and France will also compete with each other in the Women’s Olympics.
In February last year, these 12 teams were eligible to participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics women’s basketball game FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament, 16 teams participated in the competitions in Belgium, France and Serbia.
This post is written by Yiannis Bouranis