FIBA Reinstates Slovak Republic

26 May 2014

FIBA on Monday lifted the suspension of the Slovak Basketball Association Basketball by reinstating it with full rights, paving the way for the country's national teams and officials to take part in all FIBA competitions and activities.

This means the Slovak Republic will take its place in the EuroBasket 2015 Men's and Women 2nd Qualifying Rounds, FIBA Europe's 2014 youth championships and the upcoming FIBA U17 World Championship for Women.

The EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualifying Round takes place throughout the month of June. The Slovakians have been drawn to compete with Slovenia, Poland and Luxembourg in Group A. The EuroBasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round takes place in August. Slovak Republic will line up next to Romania, Latvia and Sweden in Group F.

Additionally, men's and women's teams from the Slovak Republic will compete in the Qualifiers for the 3x3 European Championships. The men's team will play in Qualifier 1 in Zanka, Hungary from 12-13 July, and the women will compete in Qualifier 3 in Riga, Latvia from 2-3 August.


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