Dominican team prepares for an empty match with Puerto Rico before the start of the FIBA window
Raphael Uribe is happy with the place announced by the International Basketball Federation and the national team is preparing to reach the island of Incanto 10 days ago
The Dominican Republic basketball team The third and final qualifying window for the Americup 2022 tournament that will be played from February 17-22 In San Juan, Puerto Rico.
This announcement was made Wednesday before FIBA They announced that Group D, to which Puerto Rico belongs, will also be accommodated.
Dominicans Group C leads with three wins and one loss, followed by Cuba and the Virgin Islands (1-2) and Canada (1-1).
President of the Dominican Basketball Federation Eng Raphael Uribe, looking at ESPN Preparations are already underway for the aforementioned sale and that an empty match is being organized with the Puerto Rico team before the window matches begin.
We have a lot of friendship with our Puerto Rican brothers, Puerto Rico has always been a relaxing place Because of the proximity and different ways to reach that island, we are preparing to arrive at least 10 days before the start of the net matches and so that we can hold a preparatory meeting with the Puerto Ricans, ”Uribe said.
He further said that although there is hope that Dominican Republic Again as the place for the last window, the other countries also requested the place and this time it was Puerto Rico’s turn, although with success Punta Cana Bubble Last November, there were 251 tests for Coronavirus and there were no positive cases.
The event will take place at Roberto Clemente Coliseum The Dominican team will be based at a hotel in Isla Verde.
On the case of choosing Canada, Uribe expressed his regret, which is not reliable.
Key D will also be played in Puerto Rico, with the United States (4-0), Mexico (2-2), Puerto Rico and the Bahamas playing (1-3).
Even for us in Punta Cana Travel restrictions in Canada bothered us, because we were counting on them in the bubble, but in the end they weren’t allowed to attend. Now they have a process with FIBA “We are awaiting your appeal,” Uribe concluded.