IWBF Americas just announced that it has granted the Argentina Adapted Basketball Federation (FABA) the right to host the Under 23 2017 Men’s American Zone Championship. It will take place from 21 to 29 January 2017 in the City of Buenos Aires.

IWBF America’s Competition Officer, Steve Bach said, “The IWBF America Zone is very pleased about this decision and looks with great pleasure to this event”

The top two finishing teams of the tournament in Argentina will advance to participate in the U23 World Championships in Toronto next July.

Canada plays host to the IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship in 2017. The America zone will be represented by a total of 3 countries at this event. Canada (Wheelchair Basketball Canada) is granted a place automatically for being organiser.

More information will be available soon.