The 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup will be the 19th tournament of the FIBA Basketball World Cup for national men’s basketball teams.

FIBA world cup 2023 : Dates, host, tickets, prediction

The tournament will be the second to feature 32 teams. For the first time in its history, the World Cup to be hosted by multiple nations: the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia from 25 August to 10 September 2023.

FIBA world cup 2023 : Dates, host, tickets, prediction

Tournament details
   Host countries    Indonesia
Dates 25 August – 10 September
Teams 32 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s) 5 (in 5 host cities)

It is the first World Cup to be hosted in Indonesia, and the second to be hosted in both the Philippines and Japan since they first hosted the tournament in 1978 and 2006, respectively.

The tournament will also be the second straight to be held in Asia after China’s hosting of the 2019 edition.

And this is the first time in the history of the FIBA Basketball World Cup that a host nation has not qualified.

The tournament will serve as qualification for the 2024 Summer Olympics, where the top two teams from each of the Americas and Europe, and the top team from each of Africa, Asia and Oceania, will qualify alongside the tournament’s host France.

FIBA world cup 2023 Dates

The 2023 International Basketball Federation World Cup in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia will be held from August 25 to September 10.

In May 2022, officials from FIBA and its various departments visited the Philippines and held week-long events alongside the Philippines’ Local Organizing Committee.

FIBA world cup 2023 : Dates, host, tickets, prediction

Tournament details
Host countries Indonesia
Dates 25 August – 10 September
Teams 32 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s) 5 (in 5 host cities)

Among the events were the ocular inspections of the three venues to be used in the country for the World Cup, namely the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, and the Philippine Arena in Bocaue.

A debriefing was also held in Pasay City to conclude the events, which tackled important facets in terms of the country’s readiness in hosting the tournament.

Additionally, the Indonesian Ministry of Public Works and Housing noted that the arena’s progress as of the said month is at 32 percent, with a target opening date of December 2022.


On 7 June 2016, FIBA approved the bidding process for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup. On 1 June 2017, FIBA confirmed the list of candidates for the hosting of the World Cup.

FIBA world cup 2023 : Dates, host, tickets, prediction

  • Argentina / Uruguay
  • Philippines / Japan / Indonesia
  • Russia (withdrawn)
  • Turkey (withdrawn)

Solo bidders Russia and Turkey ended their bids, leaving joint bids of Philippines–Japan–Indonesia and Argentina–Uruguay left in the race.

On 9 December 2017, it was announced that the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia won the bid against Argentina and Uruguay and will host the upcoming World Cup.


Filipino fans wishing to watch the 2023 Fiba World Cup can secure limited passes via early bird pricing.

There will be 1,100 Follow my Team Pass-Philippines tickets that will be sold through Fiba’s official website,, from March 1 to 31.

The Follow my Team Pass-Philippines will include all five Gilas Pilipinas games in the group stages of the Fiba World Cup, which is set for August 25 to September 10 next year.

FIBA world cup 2023 : Dates, host, tickets, prediction

“The journey for the Fiba World Cup 2023 in Manila starts now. Be the first to support your Goals team by purchasing the Follow my Team Pass-Philippines,” said SBP President Al Panlilio, who also serves as Fiba Asia vice president. “Together let’s win for all.”

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 is expected to be intense and highly competitive. However, it will be a great fun time for basketball sports enthusiasts and bettors.

You can decide what types of bets you want to place with this information and get ready to.

Regardless of where you choose to bet on the tournament, do serious research and read sportsbook reviews before you do.

Meanwhile, the point spread is like the moneyline; the only difference is it has a points handicap. Betting on the total score between two teams is called over/under or totals. Prop bets or propositions are side bets like “team to score most points” or “tournament MVP.” Reading the FIBA World Cup betting tips and odds can be tricky or confusing, but it isn’t. The basic thing you need to remember is that the lower the number, the more a team is considered a favorite.


Free predictions of the FIBA World Cup typically come when the tournament comes around. Experts have predicted that France is a strong favorite in their group with Hungary, Montenegro, and Portugal.

The French finished third in the last tournament and played in the Final of the Olympic Games. Moreover, it would seem they are getting more advanced as a team, having the right balance between experienced and rising stars.

FIBA world cup 2023 : Dates, host, tickets, prediction

France’s strength in depth is amazing, making them least likely to be in the danger zone of losing in the First Round.

There’s a strong possibility that they will get through the first phase with six wins from six. Serbia is also predicted to win, especially since they lost when they hosted the last FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

Meanwhile, Slovenia is predicted to have a higher chance of booking a spot for 2023, especially after missing out in 2019.

Poland is the biggest team likely to miss out on qualification, thanks to coaching changes. Germany is also likely to miss out because of their move to part with Henrik Rodl, their coach.

Players predicted to be the number one break-out candidate for Qualifiers include Belgium’s Ismael Bako, Israel’s Yam Madar, and Italy’s Alessandro Pajola.

Teams expected to not make it, but that we wish would include Bosnia, Great Britain, Belgium, and Herzegovina.

Things will be tough on these teams, and they have fewer chances of making it, but you never know.

When it is time to bet on the FIBA World Cup, you will have various betting options for each game.

By Rishabh

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