FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup 2024 in March; Indian teams in Qualifying Draw
The Championship - from March 27 to 31 - will be hosted by Singapore for the third straight year
The dates and pools for Asia’s premier continental 3x3 championship have been announced.
The Championship - from March 27 to 31 - will be hosted by Singapore for the third straight year, at Singapore Sports Hub’s OCBC Square.
Both Indian teams will have to come through qualifying in order to reach the Main Draw.
India women are in Qualifying Draw C, alongside Indonesia, Hong Kong - China & Northern Mariana Island
India men are in Qualifying Draw D, pitted against Malaysia, Maldives and Macau
The top team from each Qualifying Draw pool will progress to the Main Draw.
Going by a simple look test, it looks like the Indian women have it slightly tougher, while the Indian men will be optimistic about progressing to the Main Draw.
India’s Games’ Schedule (IST Timings)
March 27, 10:40 am India MEN vs Maldives
March 27, 1:30 pm India MEN vs Macau
March 27, 5:40 pm India WOMEN vs Northern Mariana Islands
March 28, 8:55 am India MEN vs Malaysia
March 28, 1:30 pm India WOMEN vs Hong Kong - China
March 28, 4:25 pm India WOMEN vs Indonesia
The event is expected to be live streamed on FIBA 3x3’s YouTube Channel.
Australia and Mongolia are the defending champions in the women’s and men’s sections respectively. In the previous edition, the Indian men’s team had started off in the Main Draw, but failed to win both their Pool Games to finish 11th. The Indian women too posted an identical result, after coming through the Qualifying Draw.
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