The Draw for the FIBA 3×3 World Cup Qualifier has pitched basketball powerhouse France against Nigeria in a mouth-watering contest on May 4 to open the men’s bracket of the FIBA 3×3 World Cup Qualifier in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
According to fiba.basketball.com, the top three men’s and women’s teams of the two-day spectacle will secure berths in the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2019 in June.
France, the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2016 bronze medalists, have a tough task first up against FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup 2017 winners Nigeria to open Pool A, which also features Germany and Italy.
In Pool B, hosts Puerto Rico will be aiming for a winning start against Romania before closing out the opening day with a tough match against FIBA 3×3 Asia Cup 2018 winners Australia. Puerto Rico’s final pool match will be against the Czech Republic on May 5.