The first-ever FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers for the 2021 edition of the competition have been finalised and announced.
The Boomers are in Group C with Hong Kong, New Zealand and Guam, with the first qualifying window taking place from February 20-23. The Boomers will begin their qualifying campaign with a trans-tasman matchup against the New Zealand Tall Blacks in Brisbane on Thursday 20 February 2020.
Each team will play each other twice during the qualifying phase, with three windows set to take place, with the final window occurring in February 2021.
The Boomers took home the Asia Cup in their first inclusion in the tournament in 2017, defeating Iran in the final 79-56.
FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers (Some venues and times are still yet to be announced)
Australia vs New Zealand, 20 February 2020 – Nissan Arena, Brisbane, 6:30pm (local time) – www.ticketek.com.au
Hong Kong vs Australia, 23rd Feb 2020
Guam vs Australia, 27th November 2020
New Zealand vs Australia, 30th November 2020
Australia vs Hong Kong, 18th Feb 2021
Australia vs Guam, 21st Feb 2021