The Mexican Basketball Team closed their participation in the Group Phase of the FIBA World Cup 2023 in the worst way, since during In the early hours of this Tuesday the “12 warriors” fell to Egypt in their third commitment.
The final score was a resounding 100-72, which rounded off a sad participation for those led by Omar Quintero, who previously they had already lost by beating to Montenegro and Lithuania.
In this way, Mexico now only has to play a duel next Thursday, which still has no defined rival and which will only serve to know what position our team will occupy between 17th and 32nd place in the competition.
With this poor participation in the World Cup of the discipline, Mexico He was far from being able to seek his pass to the Olympic Games, this in addition to the fact that he experienced a hard return to this contest where he had not participated since 2014.
In fact, this participation of Mexico in the Philippines is only the sixth edition in history in which the “12 warriors” compete in a World Cup tournament, and unfortunately it is only the second in the last 49 years.
While waiting for them to play their last game of this tournament, the Mexican squad has so far recorded a painful 71-91 debut against Montenegro, a second duel in which they fell 96-76 against Lithuania and a third setback against Egypt. by almost 30 points of difference.
The sad thing about all this is that during their preparation prior to the tournament, Mexico managed to defeat Egypt, and it was assumed that at least they could achieve that victory in the FIBA World Cup.
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