Women Asia Cup Basketball Tournament

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India will host FIBA Women’s Asia Cup basketball tournament at Bengaluru in July 2017.

The continental flagship tournament for women will be held from July 23 to 29.

India has also been given another continental level tournament-the FIBA U-16 Women’s Asian Championship – which will be held from October 22 to 28 in Hyderabad.

This will be the first time since 2009 that India will host a major FIBA (International Basketball Federation) event.

Fourteen teams will compete in both the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup and the U-16 Women’s Asian Championship, with eight teams in Division A and six in lower Division B. India is in Division B in both the Senior and U-16 events.

Basketball Federation of India (BFI) President: K Govindaraj.

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