Foshan is welcoming the opening game of the 2019 Basketball World Cup at 3:30 on the afternoon of 31 August. Not long before, the International Basketball Federation uploaded on the website the time of all 92 group stages, among which Angola will play against Serbia in Foshan, marking the opening game of the 2019 World Cup in this city.
The 2019 Basketball World Cup will be held between 31 August and 15 September in eight cities, namely Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Foshan and Dongguan. 10 games, including 6 group stages and 4 knockouts will be held in Foshan. To be noticed, audience will have the chance to see Chinese team in the second round in Foshan if it is able to pass the first round.
Chosen as the host arena, Foshan International Sports & Cultural Arena is ramping up efforts to improve the facilities inside the arena to welcome the upcoming event. According to relevant person, all the preliminary work including public relations, reception and advertisement progress orderly. Highly acknowledged by the FIBA, Foshan International Sports & Cultural Arena will be followed by other divisions as the exemplar to run the world-class event.