Road to the 2019 FIBA World Cup

The MBO New Zealand Tall Blacks have qualified for the FIBA World Cup, starting 31 August 2019. For more on the FIBA World Cup, go to the official FIBA World Cup 2019 website.

WORLD CUP BUILD-UP
DATE
EVENT
LOCATION TICKETS
August 1 - 4 Preparation Camp Auckland, New Zealand
August 5 - 10 Preparation Camp Atsugi, Japan
August 12 vs Japan Chiba, Japan
August 14 vs Japan Kawasaki, Japan
August 20 vs Canada Quaycentre, Sydney, Australia www.ticketek.com.au
August 21 vs Canada Quaycentre, Sydney, Australia www.ticketek.com.au
August 22 – 27 Four Nations Tournament China
August 24 vs France Shenyang, China
August 25 vs Serbia Anshan, China
August 26 vs Italy Anshan, China
FIBA WORLD CUP CHINA 2019, August 31 - September 15 Tickets
September 1 vs Brazil Nanjing, China
September 3 vs Montenegro Nanjing, China
September 5 vs Greece Nanjing, China
September 6 - 9 2nd Round & Classification Round (17-32) Either Shenzhen or Dongguan
September 10 - 11 Quarter Finals Either Shanghai or Dongguan
September 12, 14 Classification Games (5-8) Shanghai, Dongguan, or Beijing
September 13 Semi-Finals Beijing
September 15 Final and 3rd Place Beijing


 


FIBA World Cup Qualifiers ROUND ONE

DATE

OPPONENTS

HOME / AWAY


23 Nov 17 Korea TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Tall Blacks lost 80-86.
26 Nov 17 Hong Kong Southourn Stadium, Hong Kong Tall Blacks won 133-74. 
23 Feb 18  China Dongguan Basketball Center, China Tall Blacks won 82-73. 
26 Feb 18  Korea Jamsil Gymnasium Seoul, South Korea Tall Blacks won 93-84. 
28 Jun 18  Hong Kong Energy Events Centre, Rotorua Tall Blacks won 124-65. 
1 Jul 18  China Spark Arena, Auckland Tall Blacks won 67-57. 

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers ROUND TWO

DATE OPPONENTS HOME / AWAY  
13 Sep 2018  Syria AWAY: Nouhad Nawfal, Lebanon Tall Blacks won 107-66.
17 Sept 2018 Lebanon Energy Events Centre, Rotorua Tall Blacks won 63-61
29 Nov 2018 Jordan 7pm Horncastle Arena, Christchurch Tall Blacks won 95-69 
2 Dec 2018 Syria 3pm TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Tall Blacks won 97-74. 
22 Feb 2019 Lebanon
AWAY: Nouhad Nawfal, Lebanon Tall Blacks won 69-67
25 Feb 2019 Jordan
AWAY: Amman, Jordan Tall Blacks lost 80-86


More information

 FIBA World Cup website

• Learn more about the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers (Asia Zone) here.

 Tall Blacks supporters gear can be purchased here.

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Tall Blacks Website

• Read about Tu Kaha and the Tall Blacks culture.

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