Basketball: Egypt first African country to host FIBA International Cup

Mahmoud Elassal , Friday 19 Nov 2021

Egypt has been named to host the prestigious International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) Intercontinental Cup 2022 that is scheduled to kick off in February, the Egyptian Basketball Federation announced on Friday.

 FIBA International Cup

Egypt will be the first ever African country to host the international basketball tournament in its history.

The tournament is scheduled to run 11-13 February 2022, following the draw at a to-be-determined date prior to the games.

Four teams, including Egypt's Zamalek, will take part in the prestigious tournament.

Zamalek, who had previously claimed the FIBA Africa Champions Cup in 1992, won the inaugural edition of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) after defeating US Monastir of Tunisia 76-63 in the final in Rwanda last May.


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