Uganda to face USA at 2018 FIBA 3×3 World Cup

Judith Nansobya is part of Uganda’s 3×3 team

Groups for the 2018 FIBA 3×3 World Cup were announced on Tuesday, April 10.

The global showpiece of the short version of basketball will be staged in the Philippines from June 8-12 at the biggest arena on the planet, the 55,000-capacity Philippine Arena in Manila.

Uganda’s 3×3 women’s team was drawn in Group C at the 20-team tournament. They are joined by two-time champions United States of America, defending champions Russia, Andorra and Iran.

Venezuela, Czech Republic, Italy Malaysia and Turkmenistan make up Group A while China, France, Kazakhstan, Switzerland and Argentina make up Group B.

Group D has Hungary, Netherlands, German, Spain and hosts Philippines.

The top two teams from each group will advance to the quarterfinals.

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