Thursday, February 16, 2006

Taiwan women's NT to play in 4-nation tourney in Australia

The Australians reported that Taiwan will enter a four-nation women's basketball tournament to be held in Australia in April for the preparation of the upcoming World Championship in Brazil. The other participating teams will be host Australia, China and the U.S.

The four-nation tournament with China and Taiwan is to be held at the Cairns Entertainment Centre on April 7 and 8 and the AIS Arena in Canberra from April 10-12. The tournament is a warm-up for the world championships in Sao Paulo, Brazil from September 12-23.

Taiwan is ranked 24th in the world by FIBA and finished 14th at the 2002 world championships in China.