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Tasmania JackJumpers to Represent Oceania in Historic FIBA Intercontinental Cup 2024

13 Jun
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The Tasmania JackJumpers are thrilled to announce our participation in the prestigious FIBA Intercontinental Cup 2024, marking a historic milestone as the first club from Oceania to compete in this esteemed global basketball competition.

Set to take place in Singapore, the 34th edition of the FIBA Intercontinental Cup will feature champions from five continents for the first time in history, underscoring the tournament's evolution into a truly worldwide event. This groundbreaking inclusion of Oceania celebrates the growth and competitive spirit of basketball in our region.

"Our inclusion in the FIBA Intercontinental Cup 2024 is a monumental achievement for the Tasmania JackJumpers and basketball in Oceania," Christine Finnegan said.

It is a significant opportunity to represent Tasmania on the international sporting stage and we will also use this opportunity to invite Government and businesses to nurture discussions in this region via this tournament.

"We are honoured to represent our region on such a prestigious platform and are excited to compete against the best clubs from around the world. This opportunity highlights the strength and growth of basketball in Tasmania and Oceania."

The competition will see the Tasmania JackJumpers join the ranks of champions from the Basketball Africa League, Basketball Champions League Americas, Basketball Champions League Europe, and the NBA G League, alongside the soon-to-be-crowned champions of the inaugural Basketball Champions League Asia.

The schedule, time of games, and broadcast information for the FIBA Intercontinental Cup 2024 have not yet been disclosed and will be released at a later date.

This milestone event is a testament to the rapid evolution of the FIBA Intercontinental Cup into a global competition that now includes all five FIBA regions. The Tasmania JackJumpers are proud to be part of this historic journey, bringing the spirit of Oceania to the international basketball community.

Stay tuned for more updates as we gear up for this exciting opportunity. We look forward to representing Tasmania and Oceania with pride and determination on the global stage.

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