Cali, Colombia, to host 2017 Americas Cup

The regional wheelchair basketball competition will take place from 2-12 August 2017. 27 Feb 2017
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The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Americas announced that the Colombian Federation of Sports for People with Physical Impairment (FEDESIR) will organise the 2017 Americas Cup in Cali, Colombia, between 2-12 August.

The top ten men’s and eight women’s teams will participate in the regional competition, with the best four from each event qualifying for the World Championships to be held in Hamburg, Germany, in August 2018.

Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, USA and Venezuela will face-off in the men’s event.

The women’s teams will be confirmed by 30 April and will include two from North America, two from Central America and the Caribbean and four from South America.

More information is available on IWBF’s website.