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first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netA total of 12 teams from across the Americas, Asia and Europe have secured their passage to the second round of the Fiba World Cup 2019 Qualifiers.Australia, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Kazakhstan, the Philippines, Serbia and Venezuela already have their places guaranteed in the second round consisting of three windows—September and November 2018 and February 2019.ADVERTISEMENT The third window (June 25-July 3, 2018) of the first round is still crucial as results of every game carries over to the second round.Three teams from each group will advance to the next phase, all aiming to secure one of 32 berths to the 18th World Cup slated in China on Aug. 31 to Sept. 15, 2019.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe previous World Cup was held in Spain in 2014 but the next men’s edition has been reset to 2019 to avoid conflict with the Fifa World Cup.In the Americas, the Dominican Republic dominated Virgin Islands, 113-85, to stay undefeated with a 4-0 record and was joined in the second round by Brazil, also at 4-0, after its 83-58 win over Chile at its Goiânia Arena packed with 10,550 spectators.Canada and Venezuela also advanced with wins that improved their records to 3-1.In the Asian Qualifiers, Australia is the only team so far to boast a 4-0 record, but the trio of Iran, Kazakhstan and the Philippines also joined them through to the next phase with 3-1 cards. Ceres seeks payback vs Singapore Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City MOST READ LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico Andray Blatche joined hands with Calvin Abueva as Gilas Pilipinas bucked Japan’s rally for an 89-84 Group B triumph at its home court Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday.France, Germany and Greece all improved to unassailable 4-0 marks in their groups in the European Qualifiers, while getting to 3-1 in Group G was enough for 2014 World Cup runner-up and 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic silver medalist Serbia to lock its spot as well.United States, the defending champion, can assure its place in the second round Monday when it hosts Puerto Rico in Santa Cruz, California.No teams have clinched second round places in the African Qualifiers yet as they have so far played just three of their six first round games. —FIBA.COM, AP Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s weddingcenter_img Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving LATEST STORIES AFP official booed out of forum Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Read Next Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa View commentslast_img

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