AMMAN (Jordan) – The schedule and groups for the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021 Division B have been finalized and confirmed ahead of the event to be held from November 7-13. The competition will be played at the Prince Hamza Hall in Amman, Jordan.
The Group Phase will be played from November 7-9. For the Group Phase, the six (6) teams are separated into two groups of three (3) according to the latest update of the FIBA World Ranking presented by Nike for Women.
The first game of the competition on November 7 will be between Lebanon and Iran at 16:00 (GMT +3). 2017 runners up Kazakhstan will then start their search for promotion to Division A against Indonesia at 19:00 (GMT +3). Hosts Jordan will play their first game against Indonesia later on November 8 against Indonesia, also at 19:00 (GMT +3).
The Final Phase starts on November 10 with two Qualification to Semi-Finals games between teams that finished 2nd and 3rd place in their groups.
The top team from each group will directly advance to the semi-finals which will be played on November 12 after a rest day. The 5th place classification game will also be played as the first game on this day.
The Final of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021 Division B will then be played on November 13 as well as the 3rd place classification game. The 3rd place game starts at 16:00 (GMT +3) while the Final starts later at 19:00 (GMT +3).
The winner of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021 Division B gains promotion to play in the Division A for the next edition of the Women’s Asia Cup.