Credit: FIBA
Credit FIBA

The contest involving Ukraine and Spain for Gameday 4 of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 European Qualifiers has been postponed, the world basketball federation announced on Monday.

The game, scheduled for February 27 in Kyiv, will be played either during or following Window 3 of the Qualifiers, in June-July this year. 

Per the official announcement:

The FIBA Executive Committee reached this decision in consultation with the FIBA Europe Regional Office and following a thorough assessment by its security advisor. 

The decision and the related security assessment do not affect any other games of Group G, where Ukraine and Spain participate, or of other Groups of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers, which remain as originally scheduled. 

This includes the Gameday 3 encounter between Spain and Ukraine, with Spain as the hosts, which will take place on Thursday, February 24 in Cordoba.

So far, Spain is the only unbeaten team in group at 2-0. Georgia and Ukraine are 1-1, while Northern Macedonia are in last place at 0-2.

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