The opponents of the Angolan national senior women team of basketball at the World Cup of Turkey from September 25 to October 5 will be announced on March 15 this year.
Contrary to otherwise expected, the draw for the world competition will take place on March 15 in Istambul, Turkey.
According to the director for sport of the Angolan Basketball Federation (FAB), Tony Sofrimento, the date for the draw has been changed from March 8 because the basketball world body will hold its congress on March 16.
He said FIBA wants to seize the presence of the countries attending the draw to participate in the congress, that is one day later.
Attending the World Cup are the national teams of Angola, Australia, Bielo-russia, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, China, Czech Republic, France, Japan, Korea, Mozambique, Serbia, Spain, Turkey and United States of America.