the The 2023 FIBA World Cup quarter-finals between the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia They will conclude this Wednesday with the most awaited duel because they are two teams that are favorites for the title: Canada vs. Slovenia. The match will take place at 9:30 pm Argentine time. In the Mall of Asia in the Philippine capital, Manila It will be broadcast live on DSports 2 and TyC Sportsso it can also be watched online on the digital platforms DGO, TyC Sports Play, Flow and Telecentro Play.
In the previous, The favorite to win according to the betting predictions is the North American team with maximum odds of 1.26 Compared to 4.20, which indicates their defeat, that is, a victory for the Europeans. The winner will face Serbia in the semi-finals, which beat Lithuania 87-68.
Basketball World Cup – Quarter Finals
The journey of the ecumenical event brought two teams face to face in the quarter-finals, wanting to make history and achieve their first title. And they both have the materials to make it happen, especially the Canadiens who, after years of angst with top teams, are determined to show why they contribute so many players to the NBA. Guided Shai Gilgeous-AlexanderIn their previous display, Spain almost annihilated them with their hierarchy, but they reacted and avoided what could have been a failure based on what appeared in the first stage.
On the other hand she is Luka Doncic And the company. The Slovenians, who are in fourth place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (which will be held in 2021), are counting on what the Dallas Mavericks guard does, although other names are also relevant and fit perfectly with the development of the star who will have an interesting duel with Gilgeous-Alexander. Whoever wins will at the same time take an important step towards the award for the best player in the tournament.
It will be the first match against each other in the World Cup because there is no record. In addition, Canada has already qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympics with one of the two spots available to America – the United States got the other – while Slovenia is still fighting for one of the two spots available to Europe. Taking into account that Serbia has qualified for the semi-finals and that another country from the Old Continent will qualify from the confrontation between Germany and Latvia, they need to win to avoid a playoff match next year. There, Lithuania and Italy chose to eliminate each other.
Canada dominated Group H in the first stage, defeating France 95-65, Lebanon 128-73, and Latvia 101-75. In the next match they faltered against Brazil 69-65 and were very close to elimination because in a decisive duel against Spain they reached the last quarter with a double-digit deficit. But they recovered against all odds and won 88-85. Thus, he eliminated the current world champion.
Slovenia also finished first in its region F, beating Venezuela 100-85, Georgia 88-67, and Cape Verde 92-77. In the second stage, they beat Australia 91-80, and after already qualifying for the quarter-finals, they lost to Germany 100-71.