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National Teams 16/07/2017, 22.29

Draw results in for FIBA AfroBasket 2017

The new trophy unveiled

National Teams
The official draw for FIBA AfroBasket 2017 took place on Sunday at The Westin Turtle Bay Resort and Spa in Balaclava, Mauritius.

The results of the draw are as follows:

Group A : 1.Nigeria ; 2.DR Congo; 3.Mali; 4.Cote d'Ivoire
Group B : 1.Angola ; 2.Central African Republic; 3.Morocco; 4.Uganda
Group C : 1.Tunisia ; 2.Guinea; 3.Rwanda; 4.Cameroon
Group D : 1.Senegal ; 2.Mozambique; 3.Egypt; 4.South Africa

The draw ceremony also served to unveil the newly-designed FIBA AfroBasket trophy in a video.

The new trophy which will be handed out for the first time on September 16 to the FIBA AfroBasket 2017 champions, has an etched map of Africa engraved, as well as all the past continental champions from 1962-2015 editions.

FIBA AfroBasket 2017, the continent's flagship basketball event will take place from September 8-16 in Senegal's capital city of Dakar and the Tunisia's capital of Tunis.

In the Group Phase (September 8-10), Dakar will host Group B and D, while teams drawn in groups A and C will compete in Tunis.

The top two teams from each group will advance to Tunis, which will also host the Final Phase (Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Finals) from September 14-16.

The bottom two teams from each group in the Group Phase will be knocked out of the competition.
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