Brazil already know who will make their debut in the Copa América de Basquete, which returns in 2022 after a pause due to the pandemic with Ginácio Geraldão in Recife as its sole headquarters. On September 2, at 20:10, the Brazilian team will meet with Canada. In addition to the Canadians, Colombia and Uruguay are also in Group A.
There are 12 choices in total. Group B includes the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Argentina. Finally, Group C consists of USA, Mexico, Venezuela and Panama.
The Copa América officially kicked off this Wednesday morning in an event at Cais do Sertão in the Recife district. Recife Mayor João Campos, Sports Secretary Rodrigo Coutinho, AmeriCup CEO Mauricio Carlos do Santos, CBB Executive Marcelo Souza, in addition to Sports Secretary Davi Oliveira and the President. The federation was present in Pernambuco, Claudio Monteiro.
Adrianinia, a multiple champion and former basketball player, was invited to the stage to present the competition trophy alongside the mayor of Recife.
Already, ticket sales, which were initially set to go on sale today, were slated for this Saturday, initially virtually.