Date published: 
6 April 2022
Type: 
News
Intended audience: 
General public
FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022

Australia is hosting the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 from Thursday 22 September to Saturday 1 October in Sydney. This will be Australia’s second time hosting the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup, the first being in 1994.

The tournament will see 12 of basketball’s best national teams compete across 38 games for the World Cup.

Nations competing for the World Champion title:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Canada
  • China
  • France
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Nigeria
  • Serbia
  • USA
  • 12th nation - TBD

The Opals are number 3 in the FIBA world rankings and placed eighth at the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021.

The FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 is supported by the Australian Government.
Tickets are now on sale for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup.

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