2027 FIBA Basketball World Cup Format, Groups, Schedule and Locations.

After four years, the FIBA Basketball World Cup will take place in different locations in the world. This season, For the first time, Arab country Qatar will host the 20th edition of the FIBA Basketball World Cup. The 2024 FIBA Basketball World Cup opening ceremony will begin on Friday, Aug 27 and the final championship will be held on Sunday, Sep 12, 2024. Germany defeated Serbia by 83-77 and won the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Championship.


In four FIBA zones, a total of 80 teams will qualify for the FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers for FIBA Continental Cups, 2025 FIBA AmeriCup, 2025 FIBA Asia Cup, EuroBasket 2025, and AfroBasket 2025 tournaments. 48 Teams came up from Asia or Oceania, Africa, and American confederations, and 32 from Europe.


Finally, 32 qualified teams battle under a round-robin group stage. Teams are divided into eight groups (A-H) of four, each team will play three group-stage matches where the top two teams from each group will be advanced to the second round. These 16 nations will be divided into four groups (I-L) of four and the winners will be advanced to the semifinals and then final.

Who hosts the 2027 FIBA Basketball World Cup?

  • Host Countries: Qatar
  • Dates: 27 August – 12 September, 2027
  • Venue(s): 4 in 3 host cities (Lusail, Al Rayyan, Doha)

2027 FIBA Basketball World Cup Groups

  • GROUP A: Switzerland, Kosovo, Ireland Azerbaijan
  • GROUP B: Romania, Luxembourg, Norway
  • GROUP C: Austria, Armenia, Albania
  • GROUP D:
  • GROUP E:
  • GROUP F:
  • GROUP G:
  • GROUP H:

2027 FIBA Basketball World Cup Venues:

  • Aspire Dome Arena in Al Rayyan, QA: Capacity of (15,500)
  • Lusail Sports Arena in Al Masrouhiya, QA: Capacity of (15,300)
  • Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena Arena in Doha QA: Capacity of (7,700)
  • Duhail Handball Sports Hall Stadium in Doha, QA: Capacity of (5,000)

2027 FIBA World Cup Sponsorship Global Partners?

  • Nike
  • Ganten
  • Molten
  • Tissot
  • Wanda Group
  • Smart Communications

How to Get 2027 FIBA World Cup Tickets?

The 2027 FIBA World Cup Tickets are officially available on www.fiba.basketball.com.

2027 FIBA Basketball World Cup TV Schedule:

The 2027 upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup TV schedule has not been released yet, when it is released officially we will be updating.

How to watch FIBA Basketball World Cup 2027 on TV?

The 2027 FIBA Basketball World Cup is nationally televised on ESPN in the United States. available on top pay-TV streaming services like ESPN+, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, FuboTV, DirecTV Stream, and YouTube TV. Just connect with the devices on Roku media player, Chromecast, Mobile phones, tablets, smart TVs, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, or iOS, and enjoy streaming.


ESPN+ offers the cheapest Pay TV streaming service in the USA. Watch the 2027 FIBA Basketball World Cup on ESPN+ Connect TV or active device costs $9.99/mo.

Hulu + Live TV

Watch it on Hulu + Live TV. Its premium subscription costs $ 69.99/mo to access the full event on your phones, tablets, smart devices, and more.

Sling TV

Sling TV Orange package subscribers also can watch it online. Premium subscription costs start at $40/mo and enjoy Disney channels.


New users can watch the 2027 Basketball World Cup free on FuboTV’s 7-day trial. Regular users need $74.99/mo and enjoy 150+ live TV channels including ESPN with 1000-hours recording space.

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream has been including ESPN which carries the competition in the USA. DirecTV Stream subscription costs start at $64.99/mo for 75+ live TV channels.

YouTube TV

The event is also available on YouTube TV. It offers $72.99/mo for users and enjoys 100+ live TV channels.

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