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Due to coronavirus outbreak, FIBA postpones 3x3 OQT

by Courtside Philippines, March 04, 2020 5:54pm

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has announced that several of its events have been postponed due to the on-going coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

This includes the FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualification Tournament that was set to take place from March 18 to 22, 2020 in Bengaluru, India.

In a statement, the world governing body said that the tournament should happen before the Universality Olympic Qualifier Tournament that is set to take place from April 24 to 26 in Budapest, Hungary.

Despite the delay, the Philippine Men's National 3x3 Basketball Team composed of Joshua Munzon, Alvin Pasaol, CJ Perez, and Mo Tautuaa will continue to train on a daily basis.

Also rescheduled or postponed are the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup (May 13-17 to September 9-13) and U17 Asia Cup (June 4-7 to October 8-11).

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