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Uruguay will travel to Miami to compete in America’s AB 3×3 in the male and female branch.
From November 12-14, the first edition of the Americup 3×3 will be held. The city that is the cradle of this type of basketball will be the one that in Tokyo 2021 will become an Olympic sport. It was FIBA’s first 3×3 World Tour nine years ago in Miami, FIBA Americas CEO Carlos Alves said: “The city incorporates all the key attributes of our game: urban, creative, vibrant, cosmopolitan and multicultural.”
Uruguay will be traveling with a male and female delegation. The former will be managed by Javier Isis and will include Federico Pereiras, Demian Alvarez, Ignacio Xavier and Sebastian Otonello on its staff. They will face Haiti and Jamaica in Group A, cyan in 10th place of the continental classification, being the leading candidate in the region. Best qualify for a very tough group as Argentina and Canada await; Of those three, two qualify for the quarter-finals.
Meanwhile, the female director Alejandro Alvarez will feature Josefina Zeballos, Joaquín Gregorio, Lucia Schiavo and Josefina Rivera. Uruguay won’t have to go through the qualifying stage, they go straight to the group stage where they will meet Canada – the best in America – and Puerto Rico. Celestial eighth in the ranking. The best two go to the quarter-finals.