YAY!: Philippines will host the FIBA 2016 Olympic Qualifying Tournament!

We did!

Philippines will be hosting the FIBA 2016 Olypic Qualifying Tournament as announced this evening in FIBA’s official twitter page!

The Philippines, along with Serbia and Italy, were chosen among the six countries that bid to host the FIBA Qualifying Tournament.

18 nations will compete across the three respective tournaments, the winners of each of the three tournaments will all take the highly coveted last remaining tickets for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Philippines is on the running for Asia, along with Iran and Japan.

The Qualifying Tournament will begin on July.

Here’s the announcement:


Are you excited for the FIBA OQT?