Uganda Christian University represents Africa at the FISU 3X3 Basketball Championship

From 27 to 29 October, Istanbul will host the FISU University World Cup 3×3 Basketball with 24 teams competing (12 per gender).
The event was moved from the Chinese city of Xiamen where it took place from 2015 to 2019 – it was postponed in 2020 and 2021.
In 3×3 Basketball, teams are composed of three players, plus one possible substitute. Tournament can take place on different types of surface: concrete, asphalt or an existing/temporary court. Played outdoors, surrounded by music, entertainment and cheering fans, games lasts a maximum of 10 minutes – there’s no halftime, no quarters.
The defending champions (from the 2019 edition) are Tsinghua University (CHN) in the women competition and Paulista University (BRA), in the men section. While the Chinese university will not participate this year, the Brazilian team won the Americas Continental Qualifying Tournament and will logically be among the top favourites in Istanbul.
Women’s Teams
Pool A: Royal International University of Mongolia (MGL), Islamic Azad University (IRI), University of Malaga (ESP)
Pool B: Uganda Christian University (UGA), Lincoln University (NZL), Higher Institute of Entrepreneurship and Management-ISEG (SEN)
Pool C: University of Ljubljana (SLO), Precarpathian National University (UKR), Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education-ITESM (MEX)
Pool D: Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso (CHI), Chinese Culture University (TPE), Gazi University (TUR)
Men’s Teams
Pool A: Mon-Altius Physical Education Institute-MAI (MGL), Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education-ITESM (MEX), University of Waikato (NZL)
Pool B: Vytautas Magnus University (LTU), Macquarie University (AUS), University of Ain Temouchent (ALG)
Pool C: Uganda Christian University (UGA), Istanbul Technical University (TUR), National University of La Matanza (ARG)
Pool D: Paulista University (BRA), Manisa Celal Bayar University (TUR), Taylor’s University (MAS)
The FISU University World Cup 3×3 Basketball can be watched live on
Qiaodan ltd is the official FISU Partner and Partner of this event. They provide FISU Family uniform and sport uniform for all teams.

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