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The World Championship is played every 4 years and determines the world's best basketball nation.
The inaugural World Championship was played in 1950 in Argentina and the competition has been held 15 times since.
The 2010 edition will be played in Turkey between 28th August and 12th September in the cities of Kayseri, Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir.
24 teams are qualified for the event, while the draw divided them into four groups of six.
Group A plays in Kayseri:
Angola, Argentina, Australia, Germany, Jordan and Serbia.
Group B plays in Istanbul:
Brazil, Croatia, Iran, Slovenia, Tunisia and USA.
Group C plays in Ankara:
China, Cote d'Ivoire, Greece, Puerto Rico, Russia and Turkey.
Group D plays in Izmir:
Canada, France, Lebanon, Lithuania, New Zealand and Spain.
The finals will take place from Saturday 4th September to Sunday 12th September in Istanbul.
TravelShop Turkey offers 6 different package tours, airport transfers, hotel reservations, transfers to and from the games, daily tours, rent a car and many more.
TravelShop Turkey welcomes you to this joyous and exciting event, where the greatest basketball team in the world will be determined. We are friendly, extremely knowledgeable and available 24/7. Enjoy the Basketball World Championship with TravelShop Turkey! All you need to do is book with us and we will take care of all your travel needs!