Next Friday, the semi-finals of the 2023 FIBA World Cup will be held in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia, and the first match will be between Serbia and Canada.Two teams with distinct and different playing styles, which, with their tools, increased their preference to win the title throughout the tournament. Meeting time is 5:45 am (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 team to win according to the betting predictions is the North American team with maximum odds of 1.44 versus 3.0 predicting they will be defeated.This means victory for the Europeans. The winner will advance to the meta and face either the United States or Germany, who will then face each other.
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 – Semi-Finals
True to its history and strength at international level, the Balkan region has a record of five wins and one loss in the tournament, and in the quarter-finals showed its credentials against Lithuania. without Nikola Jokic -2022/23 NBA champion with the Denver Nuggets and Finals MVP- nor the point guard Vasily Michichamong other characters, the team leader is Bogdan Bogdanovich (Atlanta Hawks in the NBA). The striker leads a squad seeking to give his country its first title since its independence from Yugoslavia, the country that is the first winner of the ecumenical event alongside the United States with five titles.
guided Gilgios Alexander TeaThe Canadians have already secured their best ever World Cup placing and want, once and for all, to strike a blow after countless disappointments at the international level. From what has been shown so far in the six matches he has played, in which he has achieved five wins and one loss, he is one of the best candidates to win the cup. James Naismith.
This will be the first time that Serbia and Canada meet in the World Cup Because there is no record of each other. Both teams, like the Americans and Germans, have already qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
Serbia topped Group Two, beating China 105-63, Puerto Rico 94-77, and South Sudan 105-83. In the next game, they lost to Italy 78-76, and in a duel that was superior because they had no margin for error, they defeated the Dominican Republic in Cities Carl Anthony By 112-79. In the quarterfinals they decisively beat Lithuania – and entered the match unbeaten – 87-68.
For its part, Canada dominated Group H in the first stage with victories over France 95-65, Lebanon 128-73, and Latvia 101-75. In the next game, they stumbled to Brazil 69-65 and were very close to elimination as they reached the final quarter in a crucial game against Spain with a double-digit deficit. Against all odds, however, they recovered and won, 88-85. Thus, he eliminated the current world champion, and then knocked Slovenia out of the tournament. Luka Doncic Joyfully 100-89.