Virgin Islands will host the Women's Centrobasket Championship 2017June 27th, 2017
SAN JUAN (Women’s Centrobasket Championship 2017) – The International Basketball Federation in the Americas announced that St. Thomas, in the Virgin Islands, will host the 2017 edition of the Women’s Centrobasket Championship, from July 12-16.
The tournament will feature the national teams from the Bahamas, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and will be broadcasted live on FIBA’s official YouTube channel.
“The Central American and Caribbean Confederation (CONCENCABA) is proud to announce the Virgin Islands as the host of our Women’s Centrobasket Championship 2017. This competition provides an important platform for women’s basketball throughout the region and we are confident it will be a successful event for the enjoyment of the fans of our sport in St. Thomas.”, said Ruperto Herrera, CONCENCABA President.
After the 5-day tournament, the top three teams will qualify to the FIBA Women’s AmeriCup 2017, to be played in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from August 6-13.
The last edition of the Women’s Centrobasket Championship was played in Monterrey, Mexico, where Cuba captured the title with a perfect 5-0 record.