EuroBasket 2015 2nd QR Draw Announced

Germany, Jan 9, 2014: FIBA Europe has announced that the Draw of the EuroBasket 2015 2nd Qualification Round will be held in Barcelona, Spain on 3rd February. The Draw will take place at Majestic Hotel and it will start at 13:00.

The EuroBasket Qualifiers Draw precedes the main event of the day in the city, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Draw which is scheduled for 18:00 at Barcelona’s Palau de la Música Catalana.

There are 16 tickets still on offer for EuroBasket 2015 in Ukraine and they will be contested by the 29 countries who have registered to participate in the Qualifiers.

This number can be reduced if one or more European teams are awarded a wild card to the World Cup, in a decision expected during the opening day of the FIBA Central Board session in Barcelona on 1st February.

Eight teams have already qualified to EuroBasket 2015. Defending EuroBasket champions France along with runners-up Lithuania and Spain, Croatia, Slovenia, EuroBasket 2015 hosts Ukraine and Serbia are all World Cup participants and have already secured a spot at the final tournament. Estonia have also qualified through the 1st Qualification Round in 2013.

Teams registered for the EuroBasket 2015 2nd Qualification Round (in alphabetical order):

Austria Germany* Netherlands
Belarus Great Britain Poland*
Belgium Greece* Portugal
Bosnia and Herzegovina* Hungary Romania
Bulgaria Iceland Russia*
Czech Republic Israel* Slovak Republic
Denmark Italy* Sweden
F.Y.R. of Macedonia Latvia Switzerland
Finland* Luxembourg Turkey*
Georgia Montenegro

*These countries have applied for a wild card to the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. —- FIBA Europe

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