SPORTS FIBA Asian Cup qualifier postponed due to coronavirus

SPORTS

FIBA Asian Cup qualifier postponed due to coronavirus

Xinhua

02:56, February 07, 2020

(SP)CHINA-BEIJING-BASKETBALL-FIBA WORLD CUP-GROUP A-CIV VS POL (CN)

Michal Sokolowski (C) of Poland competes with Deon Thompson (R) and Baru Adjehi of Cote d'Ivoire during the group A match between Cote d'Ivoire and Poland at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in Beijing, capital of China, on Sept. 4, 2019. (Photo: Xinhua)

BEIJING, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- The International Basketball Federation announced on Wednesday that the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 qualifying match between China and Malaysia would be rescheduled due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in China.

The match was originally due to be played on February 24, with a new date to be announced later.

The game between Japan and China on February 21 is still scheduled to take place as normal.


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