Guyana makes the list of eligible federations to compete in FIBA 3×3 Americup 2021
The FIBA Americas Zone Board has confirmed 25 National Federations to compete for the FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup 2021. The format foresees 12 men’s and 12 women’s national teams competing in the Main Draw.
The FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup 2021 is scheduled for November 2021, and will be confirmed once the host has been assigned. Due to the number of eligible teams, the FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup 2021 will have to be played with a Main Draw and a Qualifier. A number of teams will qualify directly for the Main Draw, while the rest of the teams shall qualify via a Qualification Draw or a Qualification Tournament.
Teams will be assigned to the Main Draw or the Qualifier based on the FIBA 3×3 Federation Ranking in the respective category at 1 November 2020, with the best-ranked teams and the FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup 2021 host qualifying directly for the Main Draw, and all remaining teams entering the Qualifier. The exact number of directly qualified teams will be determined and communicated once the exact number of registered teams in each category has been confirmed.
National Team registration would begin once the host for the FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup 2021 has been confirmed.
The top-25 ranked National Federations will compete directly in the FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup 2021, or in a Qualification Tournament to advance to the FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup 2021.
As at November 1st, 2020, Guyana has currently been ranked 23rd in the Americas zone of 43 National Federations in 3×3 basketball.