Tickets for basketball Olympic qualifier in Victoria on sale in January

Canada Basketball announced Friday that tickets for the FIBA men’s Olympic qualifying tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games will go on sale in January.

Tickets will be sold through the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre box office and through Select Your Tickets at or 250-220-7777.

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Fans can sign up to receive advance information on tickets, pricing, volunteering opportunities and other event details at

Canada will face Greece and China in Group A, while Uruguay, Czech Republic and Turkey have been drawn into Group B for the Victoria FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament June 23-28 at the Memorial Centre.

The tournament winner will advance to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Canada Basketball also announced plans are in the works for a Greater Victoria-wide community cultural festival to run during the Olympic tournament to celebrate the qualifier and the sport of basketball, with details to be announced.

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