JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia (21st FIBA Asia U18 Championship for Women): The schedule of games the 21st FIBA Asia U18 Championship for Women to be played in Johor Bahru (Malaysia) from Sept 29 – Oct 6, has been announced.
The Official website of the 21st FIBA Asia U18 Championship for Women is available at: http://johorbahru2012.fibaasia.net, which provides all event related information – including Overview, Rosters, System of Competition – on Asia’s premier junior women’s event.
During the competition itself, the website will feature real-time update of news, interviews, live results and statistics of all games.
Reigning gold medalists China will take on Chinese Taipei and last edition’s silver medalists Japan clash with Korea on the opening day of the competition. Hosts Malaysia match wits with SEABA neighbors and archrivals Thailand to complete the Elite Level I fare for the opening day.
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About the 21st FIBA Asia U18 Championship for Women
The 21st FIBA Asia U18 Championship for Women is the qualifying event for the 10th FIBA World U19 Championship for Women to be held in Lithuania from July 18-28, 2013. The top three teams from the 21st FIBA Asia U18 Championship for Women will represent FIBA Asia in the 10th FIBA World U19 Championship for Women.
Twelve teams – divided into two levels – will be seen in action with the top four finishers in Level I involved in a semifinal knockout.
The top two finishers from Level II will play off with the bottom two finishers of Level I for a place in the elite Level for the next edition.