Philippines, Indonesia, Japan to begin Fiba World Cup 2023 hosting preparations

Basketball officials from the Philippines, Indonesia and Japan officially took over from China the hosting duties for the 2023 Fiba World Cup at a half-time ceremony at Sunday's 2019 Fiba World Cup final between Spain and Argentina.

After the ceremony, Manuel V. Pangilinan, the chairman of Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP - the basketball federation of the Philippines), said the organisers' first priority was forming committees between the three hosting countries.

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