FIBA AfroBasket 2021 will be the 30th edition of the AfroBasket, a men’s basketball championship of Africa. Rawana will host The FIBA 2021 AfroBasket championship and it is schedule to be held from 24 August to 5 September 2021. The 16-nation tournament will take place in the Rwandan capital Kigali from August 24 to September 5, and all games will be played at the state-of-the-art Kigali Arena.
FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Live Streaming + TV Channel Guide, Broadcast Rights
So How to watch these games: FIBA AfroBasket 2021 fixtures will be live streamed on FIBA’s YouTube channel. Basketball fans from USA can watch every match of FiBA AfroBasket 2021 games on ESPN+ TV channel and viewers in Denmark can tune to TV3 Sports 2.
United Media has rights to broadcast FIBA matches in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Northern Macedonia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria. United Media and its sports channels will ensure that fans have access to the full portfolio of FIBA games on Sport Klub and Nova channels across Southeast Europe.
StarTimes has exclusive media rights in Sub-Saharan Africa region for FIBA’s main tournaments. FIBA awarded StarTimes exclusive free and pay transmission rights across all territories of Sub-Saharan Africa till 2021.
StarTimes: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Republic of Congo-Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius (excluding French language), Mayotte (excluding French language), Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion (excluding French language), Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia (including Somaliland), Socotra, South Africa, South Sudan, St. Helena and Ascension, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Denmark: TV3 Sports
Southeast Europe: United Media and it’s Sports Channel
Sub-Saharan Africa: StarTimes
Rest of the world: FIBA official YouTube channel
FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Schedule/Fixtures
The winner from each group will automatic advance to the Quarter-Finals, while the eight teams that finish second and third from Group A, Group B, Group C and Group D will compete from August 30 to 31 for the remaining four spots for the Quarter-Finals. The top two teams from each group will advance to the Knock-Out Phase (Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Finals). The Third-Place Game and the Final will be played on September 5.
Host country: Rwanda
Time Period: 24 August – 5 September
Total Teams: 16
Venue: Kigali Arena in Rwanda
The hosts Rwanda will qualify directly to the AfroBasket 2021 and the remaining 15 teams qualified through qualified events. In addition to host Rwanda, teams that will take part in the men’s U19 World Cup include – DR Congo, Angola, Tunisia, Central African Republic, Egypt, Guinea, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Senegal, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Uganda, South Sudan. 16 teams divided into four groups as given below:
Group A: Rwanda, DR Congo, Angola, Cape Verde
Group B: Tunisia, Central African Republic, Egypt, Guinea
Group C: Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali
Group D: Senegal, Cameroon, South Sudan, Uganda
August 24, 2021: Rwanda vs DR Congo
August 24, 2021: Angola vs TBC
August 24, 2021: Tunisia vs Guinea
August 24, 2021: Central African Republic vs Egypt
August 25, 2021: Nigeria vs Mali
August 25, 2021: Ivory Coast vs Kenya
August 25, 2021: Senegal vs TBC
August 25, 2021: Cameroon vs South Sudan
August 26, 2021: Angola vs Rwanda
August 26, 2021: DR Congo vs TBC
August 26, 2021: Egypt vs Tunisia
August 26, 2021: Guinea vs Central African Republic
August 27, 2021: Kenya vs Nigeria
August 27, 2021: Mali vs Ivory Coast
August 27, 2021: South Sudan vs Senegal
August 27, 2021: Cameroon vs TBC
August 28, 2021: Rwanda vs TBC
August 28, 2021: DR Congo vs Angola
August 28, 2021: Tunisia vs Central African Republic
August 28, 2021: Egypt vs Guinea
August 29, 2021: Nigeria vs Ivory Coast
August 29, 2021: Kenya vs Mali
August 29, 2021: Senegal vs Cameroon
August 29, 2021: South Sudan vs TBC
September 01, 02 – Quarterfinals
September 04 – Semifinal’s
September 05 – Third Place game and the Final
FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Roasters