NHA TRANG CITY, Vietnam The schedule of games for the Preliminary Round of the 2nd FIBA Asia U16 Championship has been announced. Defending champions China will take on SAARC qualifiers India, while 2009 FIBA Asia U16 Championship silver medalists Korea match wits with WABA U16 Champions Iraq on the opening day.
Hosts Vietnam will play their first ever FIBA Asia competition game against fellow SEABA team Indonesia; 2009 FIBA Asia U16 Championship Iran take on GCC team and debutants Qatar; Lebanon, who also will make their maiden appearance will take on another debutants Uzbekistan in other contests of the opening day, which will tip off with a game between Saudi Arabia and Japan.
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India have been placed in Group A of the tournament, along with China, Malaysia, and Chinese Taipei.
India’s Schedule of Preliminary Round Games (Timings will be local)
The Second Round of the tournament will begin on Saturday, October 22nd. The Final is scheduled to be held on Friday, October 28th.
FIBA Asia will run a special event website http://nhatrang2011.fibaasia.net during the event.