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