14 places for the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup to win in the final qualifying window

As we approach the final qualifying window for the 2019 FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup, 17 teams know they will join China in the first-ever 32-team tournament of the biggest basketball competition. ball.

This means that 14 places are still available and will be filled in the sixth and final window of the qualifications, as of February 21, 2019.

Here is a breakdown by region of developments after the fifth period.

AFRICA (3 out of 5 qualified)


GROUP E

Qualified: Tunisia, Angola

Can still qualify:
Cameroon finished third in Group E and will earn a place in the World Cup if the team ranked third in Group F has a worse record than 7-5 or a points differential worse than +78.

Can no longer qualify: Egypt, Morocco, Chad

GROUP F

Qualified: Nigeria

Can still qualify:
Senegal would win a place in the World Cup or if Côte d'Ivoire loses at least one of his last three matches.

Central African Republic (CAF) can not claim a place in the World Cup as the third highest ranked team and if it wins its last three games with a combined margin of at least 119 or 120 points, depending on the number of goals scored (119 more than 267 points and a margin of 120 points if they get less than 267 points).

Cote d'Ivoire would get a World Cup spot as the second team in Group F if she won her last three games and Senegal lost her last three games. They can also qualify as the third ranked team, if they win their last three games with a combined margin of at least 65 or 66 points, depending on the number of goals scored ( 65 they get more than 294 points, 66 points). if they score below 294).

Can no longer qualify: Rwanda, Mali

AMERICAS (4 out of 7 qualified)

GROUP E

Qualified: Argentina, USA

Can still qualify:
Uruguay would get a direct seat in the World Cup with a win against Puerto Rico in Group E, but a win against Mexico would be enough if they won the tiebreaker against Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico lost against the United States. ;Argentina. They could also qualify as the top ranked team in the Americas.

Porto Rico would get a direct place in the World Cup with two victories in Group E, but a win against Uruguay would suffice if they won the tiebreaker and that Uruguay s 39; tilted against Mexico. They could also qualify as the top ranked team in the Americas.

Can no longer qualify: Mexico, Panama

GROUP F

Qualified: Venezuela, Canada

Can still qualify:
Brazil would get a place in the World Cup with a win in their last two games. They would earn a top-three spot in Group F with a win against the Dominican Republic, but a win against the Virgin Islands would be enough if they won the tiebreaker against the Dominican Republic. Anyway, if they win against the Virgin Islands, they will be assured of qualifying, at worst, as the best ranked team in fourth place.

Dominican Republic would get a direct seat in the World Cup with two wins in Group F, but the only win against Brazil would be enough if they won the tiebreaker and Brazil lost against the Virgin Islands. They could also qualify as the top ranked team in the Americas.

Can no longer qualify: Chile, Virgin Islands

ASIA (4 out of 7 qualified)

GROUP E

Qualified: China (tournament hosts) *, New Zealand, Korea

Can still qualify:
Lebanon could secure a place in the World Cup with two victories but less could be enough. They have no break in equality either in Jordan or in China. Therefore, their fate will depend on the results of these two teams and the results of the other group if they do not win twice because they can also qualify as the fourth best. team placed in Asia.

jordan could win a World Cup place with two wins if Lebanon loses at least one match. In case of a tie with Lebanon, Jordan and China, Jordan will always finish in front of Lebanon, so they will qualify and Lebanon will fight to be the best team ranked fourth. They have a tiebreaker on Lebanon or a win if Lebanon loses twice. Alternatively, they could qualify as the top ranked team in Asia. Mathematically, they can still finish fifth, but that's only in a scenario where China stands in front of them. Therefore, at worst, they will be considered for the best team ranked fourth.

Can no longer qualify: Syria

* To determine the final ranking, China, the host country of the 2019 FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup, will not be included. However, all match results against China will be taken into account.

GROUP F

Already qualified: Australia

Can still qualify:
Iran would get a World Cup place in all but one scenario. To rank fourth, they would lose to Australia and Japan by at least 8 points, the Philippines to beat Qatar and Kazakhstan, and Qatar ahead of Japan. Even in this case, Iran could qualify as the best team ranked fourth.

Japan can finish between second and fourth place. They could claim a place in the World Cup with two wins, but less could be enough depending on the other results of the group. They can also qualify as the top ranked team in Asia. Japan can rank fourth in two ways:
a) a tie with the Philippines and Kazakhstan for 3rd, 4th and 5th places or;
b) directly to 4th place
In any case, they can still qualify as the best team ranked fourth.

philippines can finish anywhere between the third and the fifth. They could get a place in the World Cup with a win just because they have a tiebreaker against Japan, but even if they win both games, they will have to rely on others. results. They could also qualify as the best ranked fourth team in Asia, provided they avoid losing more than 48 points against Kazakhstan or losing twice as they would finish fifth. They would also finish fifth if Kazakhstan won both matches and Japan won at least once.

kazakhstan would get a place in the World Cup if they beat Australia by far and the Philippines by at least 48 points, Japan lost both matches and the Philippines beat Qatar. Alternatively, they could qualify as the top ranked team in Asia. They can finish fourth by:
a) the above case, with the exception of Kazakhstan which beats the Philippines from 17 to 47 points;
b) winning both games and Japan winning one or c) the Philippines losing both games.

Can no longer qualify: Qatar

EUROPE (7 out of 12 qualified)

GROUP I

Qualified: Spain, Turkey

Can still qualify:
Montenegro would get a place in the World Cup with two wins, but one would suffice according to the other results if it won the tiebreaker against Latvia, Ukraine and Turkey, although the latter does not necessarily play .

Latvia would get a place in the World Cup with two wins, but a win against Montenegro could suffice according to other results if they won the tiebreak against Montenegro. According to other results, Latvia can also get closer to Montenegro and Turkey for 2nd, 3rd and 4th places and qualify if it wins by 9 points against Montenegro.

Ukraine would win a place in the World Cup if they won both games and capture the decisive match against Montenegro, provided that Latvia also loses both games and Turkey wins at least one of theirs.

Can no longer qualify: Slovenia

GROUP J

Qualified: Lithuania

Can still qualify:
Italy win a place in the World Cup with a win in either of their last two games, but even two defeats may be enough, provided they win the tiebreaker against Hungary or the Hungary loses against Croatia. They could also qualify with a three-way tie with Hungary and Poland at 19 points each.

Poland would get a place in the World Cup with two wins but could qualify even with a win or a win in the final window, depending on the other results. If they lose once, there is a small chance of an adverse match with Italy and Hungary (if Italy loses twice and Hungary wins twice). , beating Italy by exactly 9 points on a high score of at least 117 points). If they lose twice, they could be overtaken by Hungary or Croatia if one or the other of them wins twice, also depending on the breakage. equality in the scenario opposing Croatia.

Hungary win twice to have a chance to make a place in the World Cup, but would still depend on other results. If Italy and Poland won at least once each, Hungary would also be eliminated. Alternatively, if the victory of Italy is against Lithuania instead of Croatia, Hungary qualifies in this scenario.

Croatia would get a place in the World Cup with two wins, but only if Poland lost against the Netherlands and that Croatia wins in the break of equality against Poland or that Hungary beats the 39; Italy.

Can no longer qualify: Netherlands

GROUP K

Qualified: France, Czech Republic

Can still qualify:
Russia can still qualify in several ways. They would get a place with a win against Finland, but could also pass with a win against Bulgaria based on other results if:
a) they win the break of equality against Finland and Finland lose against France;
b) Finland beat France and the Czech Republic lose both matches.
Russia can also qualify with 2 losses as long as it wins the tiebreaker against Finland (Russia wins by +2pts). Finland loses against France and Bulgaria loses against Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Finland would win a place in the World Cup with two wins if they won the tiebreaker against Russia, but a win against Russia alone might be enough, depending on the other results. If Russia lost against Bulgaria, Finland would qualify with a win as long as it would hold the break of equality against Russia. If Bulgaria wins both matches, Finland will qualify with a win against Russia.

Can no longer qualify: Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina

GROUP L

Qualified: Greece, Germany

Can still qualify:
Serbia would win a place in the World Cup with any win but could qualify with two losses if Georgia and Israel suffer at least one defeat each. Serbia must not lose more than 21 points against Israel if it wants to avoid elimination in a scenario with three tied with Georgia and Israel at 6-6.

Georgia would get a place in the World Cup with two wins, but only if Serbia lost twice.

Israel would get a place in the World Cup with two wins if Serbia and Georgia lose twice. If Serbia loses twice and Georgia takes it one time, Israel will have to beat Serbia by 22 points or more to qualify.

Can no longer qualify: Estonia

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