The full competition schedule for the IWBF 2021 Men’s U23 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship in Thailand has been released.
Twelve (12) teams from across the world will compete in the U23 World Championship at the Sports Complex of the Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus in Phuket, Thailand.
Drawn into two groups for the preliminary stages, Brazil, Spain, Turkey, Japan, France and Canada will compete in Group A. Whilst in Group B – USA, Germany, Israel, Australia, South Africa and Thailand will battle it out for a place in the next phase.
The top four (4) teams from each group advance to the knockout stages, of the quarter-finals, semi-finals and medal games.
IWBF’s flagship event for junior male wheelchair basketball players will tip off at 16:30 (local time) on Wednesday 7 September with a clash between the America Countries of Brazil and Canada in Group A. The opening ceremony will take place on Thursday 8 September at 13:30 followed by the host Thailand taking on Africa Zone Champions South Africa.
The Championship will culminate in the Final to be played at 15:30 on Friday 16 September.
Spectators are welcome and admission is free – no tickets are required. Live Stream will be available on IWBF’s YouTube Channel.