Perlas Pilipinas draws Australia, Japan, Korea in tough Fiba Women's Asia Cup group

PERLAS Pilipinas has found itself in a tough Group B following the draw ceremony for the top tier of the Fiba Women's Asia Cup.

The Philippine women’s basketball team joined Australia, Japan, and Korea in Group B of the eight-team tournament set from July 23 to 29 in Bengaluru, India.

Group A is composed of New Zealand, Chinese Taipei, North Korea, and China.

Australia is considered one of the top teams in the world, having produced several WNBA players. Japan, meanwhile, ruled the 2015 Fiba Asia Women’s Championship, while Korea won the bronze medal in the same event.

The Philippines was recently promoted to Division A after ruling Level II of the competition two years ago in Wuhan, China.

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