The Low-Down on Last Night’s FIBA U19 World Championship Draws Ceremony

On Thursday, MCI helped FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, to successfully deliver the first official draws to take place at its state-of-the-art headquarters, the hand-shaped ‘House of Basketball’ located in Mies, Switzerland.

Responsible for stage design and set-up, all AV and technical production and live streaming, MCI’s seamless solutions meant that the FIBA organisers were free to focus on the important issues: who’s playing who?

Official draw results were as follows: 

2015 FIBA U19 World Championship – to be played in Heraklion, Greece from 27 June to 5 July.

Group A: 1. Croatia; 2. Iran; 3. USA; 4. Egypt.
Group B: 1. Argentina; 2. Spain; 3. China; 4. Turkey.
Group C: 1. Canada; 2. Italy; 3. Tunisia; 4. Australia.
Group D: 1. Dominican Republic; 2. Korea; 3. Greece; 4. Serbia.

2015 FIBA U19 Women’s World Championship – to be played in Chekhov, Russia from 18-26 July.

Group A: 1. Netherlands; 2. Russia; 3. ? Asia*; 4. Argentina.
Group B: 1. China; 2. Spain; 3. USA; 4. Egypt.
Group C: 1. Canada; 2. Belgium; 3. France; 4. Mali.
Group D: 1. Korea; 2. Australia; 3. Serbia; 4. Brazil
*A third team from Asia will be announced at a later stage to complete the field.

Players, federations, FIBA officials and VIPs all had a great time, with many making note of the great venue.

– Barbara Martins-Nio, Email Sports Business Unit Director, MCI Group

Author: MCI India Live

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