The 41st edition of the EuroBasket championship is all set to begin today with all the best nations from Europe ready to battle it out for the ultimate triumph of getting the European Champion Crown. Here you will find the schedule, venues, groups, and livestream information of the Eurobasket 2022 tournament.
The EuroBasket 2022 will be the basketball championship of Europe which is to be held on September 1, 2022. Organized by FIBA Europe, it has been decided to hold the event once every four years. The event was originally scheduled to be held in September 2021 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The EuroBasket 2022 will be hosted by four countries; the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, and Georgia. The four countries were selected as the hosts by the European Basketball Federation on July 15th 2019.
Even 30 years after its dissolution, the Soviet Union remains the country with the most titles(14). The defending champion is Slovenia, having won the title in 2017 when they edged past Serbia in the grand final at the Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul, Turkey. Both the finalists from last year are also considered favorites in 2022. Other teams to keep an eye on are France, Greece, Spain, and Lithuania.
Being the most exciting event of the year for the Basketball fans of Europe, EuroBasket always excites the viewers with its nail-biting moments. This year should not be any different. This guide will help you to enjoy the event to the fullest
When is Eurobasket 2022 taking place?
The Eurobasket 2022 is scheduled to kick off this Thursday on September 1. Following 18 days of intense competition, the event will come to conclusion with the final being held on September 18.
|Group Stages||1-8 September|
|Round of 16||10-11 September|
|Quarter Finals||13-14 September|
|Semi Finals||16 September|
|Third Place Match||18 September|
A total of 24 teams will participate in EuroBasket 2022. The teams will be divided into four groups of six teams each.
The top four teams from each group will advance to the knockout stage. The knockout stage will consist of the round o 64, quarter-finals, semi-finals, and the grand final.
|Bulgaria||Bosnia and Herzegovina||Estonia||Netherlands|
Where is the event taking place?
Five Cities in four countries are set to host the 2022 Eurobasket. The four countries and their respective cities to play host are as follows:
- Czech Republic
The group stage matches will be co-hosted by the four countries, while the knockout stage will take place at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin Germany. Let us take a look at the list of venues and their capacities.
|Czech Republic||Prague||O2 Arena||16,805|
How to watch Eurobasket 2022 Livestream?
ESPN+ is the best way to watch the livestream of the Eurobasket 2022 event from the USA and Canada. ESPN+ subscription costs $9.99 per month
In the other European countries, EuroBasket will be broadcast in the local tv networks of the respective country.