Dominican calls pre-selection for FIBA ​​window this week

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    These are the summoned to the Dominican preselection for the matches on Thursday and Sunday in Santo Domingo.

The Dominican Basketball Federation published through their social networks the list of the 15 players summoned for the matches on Thursday and Sunday against Argentina and Venezuela, respectively, in the fifth window of the Americas of the qualifiers for the World Cup of the year next.

Those called by the coaching staff led by Argentina's Néstor -Ché- García are Víctor Liz, Eloy Vargas, Andrés Feliz, Juan Miguel Suero, Ángel Delgado, Luis Montero, Gelvis Solano , Jean Montero, Rigoberto Mendoza, Miguel Dicent, Antonio Peña, Juan Guerrero, Jonathan Araujo, Gerardo Suero and Richard Bautista.

Canada; he is up but not everything is up saying

MIAMI (United States) – The Americas Qualifiers for the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup 2023 resume this November with the celebration of Window 5 between days 10 and 14.

The dispute of The seven quotas in the region, to next year's event in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia, is open. in one of its most critical points and each game can make the difference between achieving the objective or being out of contention

Positions: Canada (8-0, 16 points), Venezuela (7-1, 15 points), Argentina (6-2, 14 points), Dominican Republic (5-3, 13 points), Panama (2-6, 10 points), Bahamas (2-6, 10 points).

Thursday, November 10
Canada; vs. Venezuela – 7:10 p.m.
Dominican Republic vs. Argentina – 8:00 p.m.
Bahamas vs. Panama – 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 13
Canada vs. Panama – 7:10 p.m.
Dominican Republic vs. Venezuela – 6:00 p.m.
Bahamas vs. Argentina – 7:15 p.m.

Canada He has made it through all of the Qualifiers without a hitch. In fact, it is the only undefeated team and this time it will have a better chance. two home games against Venezuela and Panama. to try to secure his ticket to the World Cup. But he cannot take the duel against the Venezuelans lightly because in case of defeat both would be equal in first place and the South Americans, in recent history, have been a very difficult rival.

A A little further down, but also close and with options for promotion, are Argentina and the Dominican Republic, in the fight for the third box that ensures classification. The direct duel that they will have in this window is crucial to lead the way to the World Cup. The team that fails to place in the top three will still have a chance to win. the opportunity to get your ticket as the best fourth place.

Bahamas and Panama They occupy the last positions and their chances are more remote, however, they still have some options.

Star to watch
Ángel Delgado – Dominican Republic

Power forward
Height: 205cm/6'9"
August statistics: 11.0 PTS, 11.0 REB, 2.0 BLK, 1.0 AST, 55% FG in 24.0 minutes per game

The player who belongs to the Turkish Pinar Karsiyaka has been one of the bastions of the Dominican team during all the Qualifiers, thanks to his strength in the paint (leader in rebounds with 12.0). He once again appears on the list of eligible players for the Dominican Republic and if he is definitely part of the 12 available, he will raise his bill. The possibilities of his squad that will play the game will greatly increase. He's two home games and can't waste that home-court factor.

Juan Fernández – Argentina

Power forward
Height: 205cm/6'9"
Statistics in the first round: 4.0 PTS, 5.5 REB, in 12.7 minutes per game

The 19-year-old boy, who plays for Fuenlabrada in Spain, is one of the greatest hopes in the internal game of Argentina with a view to the near future. He was available in Window 4 but did not see minutes due to the presence of several senior figures in the team, but now, without all the renowned players, he could have more opportunities to show coach Pablo Prigioni that can produce now.

Group E teams in the FIBA ​​World Ranking:

Argentina (4) in America (2), Canada (15) in the Americas (4), Venezuela (17) in the Americas (5), Dominican Republic (26) in the Americas (7), Panama (51) in America (10), Bahamas (60) in America (13).

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