07/22/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/22/2019 01:50
BENGALURU (India) - The schedule and match-ups for the FIBA Women's Asia Cup 2019 Division A have been finalized and confirmed ahead of the event to be held from September 24-29. The competition will be played at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru, India.
The opening game of the Women's Asia Cup Division A on September 24 will be between Australia and the Philippines. The hosts and recently promoted India national team will then face the defending champions, Japan, in the last game of the day. The Group Phase will be played from September 24-26.
September 27 will be the start of the second round with the 7th place classification game between the two bottom teams of each group. The quarter-finals will then be played between the teams in 2nd and 3rd place.
Each top team from both groups will proceed directly to the semi-finals which will be played on September 28.
The championship game to decide the winner of the FIBA Women's Asia Cup 2019 Division A will then be played on September 29.
The 8th placed team of the FIBA Women's Asia Cup Division A will be relegated down to Division B, while the teams in Division A after the results of this competition will advance to play in the FIBA Pre-Qualifying Olympic Tournament alongside the Division B winner.