As we method the ultimate window of the  FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers, 17 groups know they may be a part of hosts China on the first-ever 32-team version of basketball’s greatest competitors.

Meaning 14 spots are nonetheless on provide and will likely be stuffed within the sixth and remaining window of the Qualifiers, beginning on February 21, 2019.

Here’s a breakdown, by area, of how issues are shaping up after the fifth window.

AFRICA (Three out of 5 Certified)


GROUP E

Certified: Tunisia, Angola

Can nonetheless qualify: 
Cameroon completed third in Group E and can safe a spot within the World Cup if the third-placed workforce in Group F has a worse report than 7-5 or a worse level differential than +78.

Can now not qualify: Egypt, Morocco, Chad

GROUP F

Certified: Nigeria

Can nonetheless qualify: 
Senegal would safe a spot within the World Cup with a win or if Cote d’Ivoire lose no less than one among their final three video games.

Central African Republic (CAF) can solely safe a spot within the World Cup because the best-ranked third-placed workforce and provided that they win their final three video games by a mixed margin of no less than 119 or 120 factors, relying on the variety of targets scored (119 in the event that they rating over 267 factors and a margin of 120 factors in the event that they rating beneath 267 factors).

Cote d’Ivoire would safe a spot within the World Cup because the second-placed workforce in Group F in the event that they win their final three video games and Senegal lose their final three video games. They will additionally qualify because the best-ranked third-placed workforce in the event that they win their final three video games with a mixed margin of no less than 65 or 66 factors, relying on the variety of targets scored (65 in the event that they rating over 294 factors, 66 factors in the event that they rating beneath 294). 

Can now not qualify: Rwanda, Mali

 AMERICAS (four out of seven Certified)

GROUP E

Certified: Argentina, USA

Can nonetheless qualify:
Uruguay would safe a direct spot within the World Cup  with a win towards Puerto Rico in Group E, however a win towards Mexico would suffice in the event that they win the tie-breaker towards Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico lose towards Argentina. Alternatively, they might qualify as the perfect fourth-placed workforce within the Americas.

Puerto Rico would safe a direct spot within the World Cup  with two wins in Group E, however a win towards Uruguay would suffice in the event that they win the tie-breaker and Uruguay lose towards Mexico. Alternatively, they might qualify as the perfect fourth-placed workforce within the Americas.

Can now not qualify: Mexico, Panama

GROUP F

Certified: Venezuela, Canada

Can nonetheless qualify:
Brazil would safe a spot within the World Cup with a win in any of their final two video games. They’d safe a top-three end in Group F with a win towards the Dominican Republic, however a win towards Virgin Islands would suffice in the event that they win the tie-breaker towards the Dominican Republic. Both means, in the event that they win towards the Virgin Islands, they might be assured to, at worst, qualify because the best-ranked fourth-placed workforce.

Dominican Republic would safe a direct spot within the World Cup  with two wins in Group F however simply the lone win towards Brazil would suffice in the event that they win the tie-breaker and Brazil lose to Virgin Islands. Alternatively, they might qualify as the perfect fourth-placed workforce within the Americas.

Can now not qualify: Chile, Virgin Islands

 ASIA (four out of seven Certified)

GROUP E

Certified: China (match hosts)*, New Zealand, Korea

Can nonetheless qualify:
Lebanon might safe a spot within the World Cup with two wins however much less might suffice. They don’t have the tie-breakers over both Jordan or China, subsequently their destiny will rely on the outcomes of those two groups and the ends in the opposite group if they do not win twice, as they’ll additionally qualify as the perfect fourth-placed workforce in Asia.

Jordan might safe a spot within the World Cup with two wins if Lebanon lose no less than one recreation. In case of Three-way tie with Lebanon, Jordan and China, Jordan will at all times end forward of Lebanon, subsequently they qualify and Lebanon would battle to be the perfect fourth-placed workforce. They maintain a tie-breaker over Lebanon or one win if Lebanon lose twice. Alternatively, they might qualify as the perfect fourth-placed workforce in Asia. Mathematically, they’ll nonetheless end fifth however solely in a state of affairs the place China finishes forward of them, subsequently, at worst, they are going to be in consideration for the perfect fourth-placed workforce.

Can now not qualify: Syria

*To find out the ultimate standings, FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 hosts China shall not be included. Nonetheless all outcomes associated to video games towards China shall be taken into consideration.

GROUP F

Already certified: Australia

Can nonetheless qualify:
Iran would safe a spot within the World Cup in all however one state of affairs. For them to complete fourth, they must lose to Australia and lose to Japan by no less than eight factors, Philippines must beat Qatar and Kazakhstan, whereas Qatar must beat Japan. Even then, Iran might qualify as the perfect fourth-placed workforce.

Japan can end wherever between second and fourth place. They may safe a spot within the World Cup spot with two wins, however much less might suffice relying on the opposite outcomes of the group.  They will additionally qualify as the perfect fourth-placed workforce in Asia. Japan can end fourth in two methods: 
a) a Three-way tie with Philippines and Kazakhstan for third, 4th and fifth locations or; 
b) immediately in 4th place
Both means, they’ll nonetheless qualify as finest fourth-placed workforce.

Philippines can end wherever between third and fifth. They may safe a spot within the World Cup with as little as one win as they maintain a tie-breaker towards Japan, however even when they win each video games they should rely on different outcomes. Alternatively, they might qualify as the perfect fourth-placed workforce in Asia so long as they keep away from shedding to Kazakhstan by greater than 48 factors or shedding twice, as they might end fifth. They’d additionally end fifth if Kazakhstan win each video games and Japan wins no less than as soon as.

Kazakhstan would safe a spot within the World Cup in the event that they beat Australia by any margin and Philippines by no less than 48 factors, Japan lose each video games and Philippines beat Qatar. Alternatively, they might qualify as the perfect fourth-placed workforce in Asia. They will end fourth by:
a) case above, besides Kazakhstan beats Philippines by between 17 and 47 factors; 
b) profitable each their video games and Japan profitable one or c) Philippines shedding each video games.

Can now not qualify: Qatar

EUROPE (7 out of 12 Certified)

GROUP I

Certified: Spain, Turkey

Can nonetheless qualify:
Montenegro would safe a spot within the World Cup with two wins, however one might suffice relying on different outcomes in the event that they win the tie-breakers towards Latvia, Ukraine and Turkey, although the latter may not essentially come into play.

Latvia would safe a spot within the World Cup with two wins, however a win towards Montenegro might suffice relying on different outcomes in the event that they win the tie-breaker towards Montenegro. Relying on different outcomes, Latvia may also tie with Montenegro and Turkey for 2nd, third and 4th spot and qualify in the event that they win towards Montenegro by 9 factors.

Ukraine would clinch a spot within the World Cup in the event that they win each of their video games and seize the tie-breaker towards Montenegro, offering that Latvia additionally lose each of their video games and Turkey win no less than one among theirs.

Can now not qualify: Slovenia

GROUP J

Certified: Lithuania

Can nonetheless qualify:
Italy would safe a spot within the World Cup with a win in both of their two remaining fixtures, however even two defeats might suffice so long as they both win the tie-breaker towards Hungary or Hungary lose to Croatia. They may additionally qualify with a 3 means tie with Hungary and Poland at 19 factors every.

Poland would safe a spot within the World Cup with two wins however might qualify even with one or no wins within the remaining window, relying on different outcomes. In the event that they lose as soon as, there’s a small likelihood of an unfavorable three-way tie with Italy and Hungary (if Italy lose twice and Hungary win twice, beating Italy by precisely 9 factors in a high-scoring with no less than 117 factors). In the event that they lose twice, they may very well be overtaken by Hungary or Croatia if both of them win twice, additionally relying on the tie-breaker within the state of affairs with Croatia.

Hungary need to win twice to have an opportunity of securing a spot within the World Cup, however would nonetheless be depending on different outcomes. If Italy and Poland each win no less than as soon as every, Hungary would even be eradicated. Alternatively if Italy’s win is towards Lithuania as a substitute of Croatia, Hungary qualifies on this state of affairs.

Croatia would safe a spot within the World Cup with two wins however provided that Poland lose to Netherlands and both Croatia win the tie-breaker towards Poland or Hungary beat Italy.

Can now not qualify: Netherlands

GROUP Okay

Certified: France, Czech Republic

Can nonetheless qualify:
Russia can nonetheless qualify in a number of methods. They’d safe a spot with a win towards Finland, however might additionally undergo with a win towards Bulgaria relying on different outcomes if: 
a) they win the tie-breaker towards Finland and Finland lose to France; 
b) Finland beat France and Czech Republic lose each of their video games. 
Russia may also qualify with 2 losses so long as they win tie breaker towards Finland (Russia gained by +2pts), and Finland lose to France and Bulgaria lose to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Finland would safe a spot within the World Cup with two wins in the event that they win the tie-breaker towards Russia however a win towards Russia alone might suffice, relying on different outcomes. If Russia lose to Bulgaria, Finland would qualify with a win so long as they maintain the tie-breaker over Russia. If Bulgaria win each of their video games, Finland would qualify with any win towards Russia.

Can now not qualify: Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina

GROUP L

Certified: Greece, Germany

Can nonetheless qualify:
Serbia would safe a spot within the World Cup with any win however might qualify with two defeats if Georgia and Israel undergo no less than one loss every. Serbia should not lose by greater than 21 factors towards Israel if they’re to keep away from elimination in a attainable three-way tie state of affairs with Georgia and Israel at 6-6.

Georgia would safe a spot within the World Cup with two wins, however provided that Serbia lose twice.

Israel would safe a spot within the World Cup with two wins if Serbia and Georgia each lose twice. If Serbia lose twice and Georgia win as soon as, Israel must beat Serbia by 22 factors or extra to qualify.

Can now not qualify: Estonia

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