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2017 IWBF Africa World Championship Qualifiers
November 17, 2017 - November 26, 2017
Wheelchair Basketball South Africa will host the 2017 African Qualification Tournament where teams will compete for a place in the World Championships.
The qualification tournament will take place between the 18th November – 24th November 2017 in Durban, South Africa.
The opening games will take place on the 18th November 2017 at the Tongaat Indoor Sports Centre, City of Ethekwini, KwaZulu-Natal with hosts South Africa taking on Morocco.
With only one spot for each (men and women) to represent the African Zone at the World Championships in Hamburg, Germany next year, there is a lot at stake.
In the men’s competition, there are seven teams, whilst a pool of four teams make up the women’s competition all games will be played in a round robin format to determine the tournament the knockout stages. Download full schedule for IWBF Africa World Championships Qualifiers 2017
South Africa women compete in a round robin against Algeria, Zimbabwe, Kenya over five days before heading into the semi-finals and finals.
*NB. Due to financial difficulties Ghana and Nigeria have withdrawn from the competition.
Day One – Saturday 18th November
Day Two – Sunday 19th November
Day Three – Monday 20th November
Day Four – Tuesday 21st November
Day Five – Wednesday 22nd November
Day Six – Semi-Final Day – Thursday 23rd November
Day Seven – Finals Day – Friday 24th November
- Morocco (Qualified for 2018 World Championships)
- South Africa
- Algeria (Qualified for 2018 World Championships)
- South Africa