2021 FIBA Women's Asia Cup

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2021 FIBA Women's Asia Cup
2021 FIBA Women's Asia Cup logo.svg
Tournament details
Host countryJordan
CityAmman
Dates27 September – 3 October
(Division A)
7 – 13 November
(Division B)
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Prince Hamza Stadium
Final positions
Champions Japan (6th title)
Runners-up China
Third place Australia
Fourth place South Korea
Tournament statistics
Games played20
Attendance1,734 (87 per match)
MVPJapan Himawari Akaho
Top scorerAustralia Sami Whitcomb
(17.5 points per game)
Official website
FIBA Women's Asia Cup 2021 - Division A
FIBA Women's Asia Cup 2021 - Division B
2019
2023

The 2021 FIBA Women's Asia Cup Division A was the 29th edition of the tournament, held from 27 September to 3 October 2021 in Amman, Jordan.[1] The tournament was originally set to be hosted by India.[2][3] It served as the Asian and Oceanian qualification for the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup in Australia, where the top four teams qualified for one of the qualifying tournaments.

Japan won their sixth title after beating China in the final.[4] Australia captured the bronze medal by defeating South Korea.[5]

The Division B tournament will be held also in the same venue from 7 to 13 November, with 6 teams participating, including the host country.[6][7]

Venue[edit]

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Amman
Prince Hamza Stadium
Capacity: 7,500

Qualified teams[edit]

The same eight teams from the last edition qualified for this years' tournament, listed by their final position.[8] Since no Division B tournament was held in the 2019 edition, the last finishing team was not relegated to this edition's Division B tournament.[9]

For Division A:

For Division B:

Squads[edit]

Division A[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

All times are local (UTC+03:00).[9]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Japan 3 3 0 265 158 +107 6 Semifinals
2  South Korea 3 2 1 254 205 +49 5 Playoffs
3  New Zealand 3 1 2 228 196 +32 4
4  India 3 0 3 164 352 −188 3 Seventh place game
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
27 September 2021
10:00
Japan  136–46  India
Scoring by quarter: 41–14, 25–11, 38–14, 32–7
Pts: Miyashita 27
Rebs: Nagata 6
Asts: Miyazaki 12
Pts: P. Kumar 11
Rebs: P. Kumar 8
Asts: Limaye 4
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 156
Referees: Glenn Cornelio (PHI), Anan Daraghma (PLE), Yu Yijing (CHN)
27 September 2021
13:00
South Korea  85–69  New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 24–20, 22–18, 26–21, 13–10
Pts: Choi 29
Rebs: Park H. 11
Asts: Park H. 6
Pts: Davidson 21
Rebs: Davidson 11
Asts: Karaitiana, Paalvast 4
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 135
Referees: Rabah Noujaim (LBN), Wissam Zein (SYR), Mohammad Fawzi Taha (JOR)

28 September 2021
10:00
New Zealand  50–62  Japan
Scoring by quarter: 20–13, 11–19, 11–15, 8–15
Pts: K. Leger-Walker 9
Rebs: Davidson 6
Asts: C. Leger-Walker 5
Pts: Mawuli 15
Rebs: Nakada 8
Asts: Miyazaki 7
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 0
Referees: Ahmed Al-Shuwaili (IRQ), Mohammad Al-Amiri (KUW), Glenn Cornelio (PHI)
28 September 2021
13:00
India  69–107  South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 20–26, 15–25, 7–33, 27–23
Pts: Limaye 16
Rebs: Udayakumar 12
Asts: Masilamani 6
Pts: Kang 18
Rebs: Park J., Yang 6
Asts: An 14
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 100
Referees: Mohammed Al-Tarawneh (JOR), Claude Abi Gebrayel (LBN), Tien Hsiao-Lun (TPE)

29 September 2021
10:00
Japan  67–62  South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 24–18, 13–18, 6–12, 24–14
Pts: Miyazaki, Akaho 18
Rebs: Miyazaki, Akaho 7
Asts: Miyazaki 9
Pts: Choi 16
Rebs: Kim D. 7
Asts: An 7
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 0
Referees: Rabah Noujaim (LBN), Yu Yijing (CHN), Wissam Zein (SYR)
29 September 2021
13:00
New Zealand  109–49  India
Scoring by quarter: 28–14, 22–13, 23–7, 36–15
Pts: Davidson 18
Rebs: Davidson 11
Asts: Hippolite 7
Pts: Arvind 12
Rebs: S. Senthil, Pattemane 6
Asts: Limaye, Masilamani 3
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 0
Referees: Glenn Cornelio (PHI), Tien Hsiao-Lun (TPE), Anan Daraghma (PLE)

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  China 3 3 0 349 166 +183 6 Semifinals
2  Australia 3 2 1 260 203 +57 5 Playoffs
3  Chinese Taipei 3 1 2 208 252 −44 4
4  Philippines 3 0 3 160 356 −196 3 Seventh place game
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
27 September 2021
16:00
China  143–52  Philippines
Scoring by quarter: 35–17, 34–12, 39–9, 35–14
Pts: Yang L. 21
Rebs: Wang 7
Asts: Wang, Zhang 7
Pts: Bernardino 17
Rebs: Bernardino 7
Asts: Bernardino 2
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 0
Referees: Mohammad Al-Amiri (KUW), Claude Abi Gebrael (LBN), Yana Nikogossyan (KAZ)
27 September 2021
19:00
Australia  76–65  Chinese Taipei
Scoring by quarter: 19–16, 14–18, 20–11, 23–20
Pts: Garbin 15
Rebs: Sharp 10
Asts: Whitcomb 11
Pts: Lin Y. 12
Rebs: Lin T. 11
Asts: Lin Y. 7
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 0
Referees: Ahmed Al-Shuwaili (IRQ), Kim Bo-hui (KOR), Daigo Urushima (JPN)

28 September 2021
16:00
Chinese Taipei  50–124  China
Scoring by quarter: 12–29, 10–30, 10–37, 18–28
Pts: Peng 15
Rebs: Cheng, Peng 3
Asts: Liu 3
Pts: Li Yue. 20
Rebs: Li Yue. 6
Asts: Li Yua. 8
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 35
Referees: Rabah Noujaim (LBN), Saif Al-Dossari (QAT), Daigo Urushima (JPN)
28 September 2021
19:00
Philippines  56–120  Australia
Scoring by quarter: 20–32, 13–32, 13–27, 10–29
Pts: Pontejos 13
Rebs: Castro 6
Asts: Nabalan 3
Pts: Froling, Nicholson 21
Rebs: Froling 12
Asts: Whitcomb 7
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 125
Referees: Wissam Zein (SYR), Mohammad Fawzi Taha (JOR), Rakesh Ramalingaiah (IND)

29 September 2021
16:00
China  82–64  Australia
Scoring by quarter: 25–19, 15–20, 18–10, 24–15
Pts: Han 16
Rebs: Han 11
Asts: Wang 5
Pts: Whitcomb 24
Rebs: Whitcomb 7
Asts: Whitcomb 5
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 124
Referees: Ahmed Al-Shuwaili (IRQ), Yana Nikogossyan (KAZ), Saif Al-Dossari (QAT)
29 September 2021
19:00
Chinese Taipei  93–52  Philippines
Scoring by quarter: 26–15, 19–15, 31–11, 17–11
Pts: Lin W. 19
Rebs: Cheng 7
Asts: Lin H. 7
Pts: Bernardino 24
Rebs: Bernardino 14
Asts: Bernardino 3
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 0
Referees: Mohammad Al-Amiri (KUW), Kim Bo-hui (KOR), Mohammad Fawzi Taha (JOR)

Knockout round[edit]

Bracket[edit]

 
Qualification to Semi-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
2 October
 
 
 Japan67
 
30 September
 
 Australia65
 
 Australia72
 
3 October
 
 New Zealand61
 
 Japan78
 
 
 China73
 
 
2 October
 
 
 China93
 
30 September
 
 South Korea69 Third place
 
 South Korea80
 
3 October
 
 Chinese Taipei74
 
 Australia88
 
 
 South Korea58
 

Playoffs[edit]

30 September 2021
13:00
South Korea  80–74  Chinese Taipei
Scoring by quarter: 24–16, 21–20, 12–21, 23–17
Pts: Park H. 22
Rebs: Choi 8
Asts: Kim D. 5
Pts: Peng 18
Rebs: Cheng 7
Asts: Lin Y. 4
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 168
Referees: Glenn Cornelio (PHI), Yana Nikogossyan (KAZ), Claude Abi Gebrayel (LBN)

30 September 2021
16:00
Australia  72–61  New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 20–20, 20–14, 14–11, 18–16
Pts: Whitcomb 29
Rebs: Aokuso, Whitcomb 7
Asts: Whitcomb 6
Pts: C. Leger-Walker 17
Rebs: three players 5
Asts: K. Leger-Walker 6
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 33
Referees: Rabah Noujaim (LBN), Mohammad Al-Amiri (KUW), Saif Al-Dossari (QAT)

Semifinals[edit]

As Australia, host of the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup, made it to the semifinals, all four teams qualify to the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Qualifying Tournament.

2 October 2021
12:00
China  93–69  South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 23–9, 27–16, 22–18, 21–26
Pts: Li Yue. 20
Rebs: Li Yue. 12
Asts: Wang 8
Pts: Yang 12
Rebs: Park J. 5
Asts: Park J. 6
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 100
Referees: Ahmed Al-Shuwaili (IRQ), Yana Nikogossyan (KAZ), Wissam Zein (SYR)

2 October 2021
15:00
Japan  67–65  Australia
Scoring by quarter: 20–12, 11–24, 22–19, 14–10
Pts: Hayashi 17
Rebs: Hayashi 7
Asts: Miyazaki 9
Pts: Whitcomb 16
Rebs: Scherf 15
Asts: Whitcomb 8
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 123
Referees: Rabah Noujaim (LBN), Mohammad Fawzi Taha (JOR), Glenn Cornelio (PHI)

Seventh place game[edit]

This was also a relegation playoff, with the winner retaining Division A status, while the loser relegated to Division B.

30 September 2021
19:00
India  70–74  Philippines
Scoring by quarter: 19–13, 20–21, 13–21, 18–19
Pts: P. Senthil 15
Rebs: Limaye 13
Asts: Masilamani 7
Pts: Castillo, Pontejos 22
Rebs: Bernardino 11
Asts: Bernardino 7
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 125
Referees: Ahmed Al-Shuwaili (IRQ), Daigo Urushima (JPN), Yu Yijing (CHN)

Fifth place game[edit]

2 October 2021
18:00
Chinese Taipei  59–74  New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 16–16, 13–22, 15–18, 15–18
Pts: Chen 12
Rebs: Chen, Lin Y. 12
Asts: Lin Y., Han 4
Pts: Davidson 26
Rebs: Purcell 10
Asts: K. Leger-Walker 5
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 34
Referees: Kim Bo-hui (KOR), Mohammed Al-Tarawneh (JOR), Rakesh Ramalingaiah (IND)

Third place game[edit]

3 October 2021
12:00
Australia  88–58  South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 24–22, 23–10, 19–12, 22–14
Pts: Whitcomb 15
Rebs: Whitcomb 9
Asts: Whitcomb 8
Pts: Park J. 17
Rebs: Park J. 6
Asts: Kim D., Park H. 4
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 0
Referees: Saif Al-Dossari (QAT), Glenn Cornelio (PHI), Daigo Urushima (JPN)

Final[edit]

3 October 2021
15:00
Japan  78–73  China
Scoring by quarter: 19–21, 17–18, 16–18, 26–16
Pts: Miyazaki 26
Rebs: Akaho 8
Asts: Miyazaki 11
Pts: Huang 18
Rebs: Li Yue. 11
Asts: Yang 7
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Attendance: 476
Referees: Rabah Noujaim (LBN), Mohammad Al-Amiri (KUW), Yana Nikogossyan (KAZ)

Division B[edit]

All times are local (UTC+02:00)

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Lebanon 2 2 0 149 127 +22 4 Semifinals
2  Syria 2 1 1 141 154 −13 3 Playoffs
3  Iran 2 0 2 135 144 −9 2
Updated to match(es) played on 8 November 2021. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored
7 November 2021
16:00
Lebanon  66–64  Iran
Scoring by quarter: 21–21, 16–19, 14–11, 15–13
Pts: Bakhos 17
Rebs: Denson, Mokdad 7
Asts: Akl 12
Pts: Vakili 16
Rebs: Eissaian 13
Asts: Abdolvand 7
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Mohammad Fawzi Taha (JOR), Yana Nikogossyan (KAZ), Rendra Lesmana (INA)

8 November 2021
16:00
Iran  71–78  Syria
Scoring by quarter: 13–22, 17–21, 15–25, 26–10
Pts: Shojaei 18
Rebs: Eissaian 12
Asts: Abdolvand, Rasoulipour 4
Pts: Brown 26
Rebs: Brown, Skran 7
Asts: Daibess 4
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Mohammad Fawzi Taha (JOR), Yana Nikogossyan (KAZ), Ibrahim Jerrar (JOR)

9 November 2021
16:00
Syria  63–83  Lebanon
Scoring by quarter: 17–21, 12–28, 15–17, 19–17
Pts: Brown 18
Rebs: Mbayed 7
Asts: three players 2
Pts: Akl 22
Rebs: Akl 13
Asts: Akl 5
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Mohammad Fawzi Taha (JOR), Yana Nikogossyan (KAZ), Rendra Lesmana (INA)

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Jordan (H) 2 2 0 148 115 +33 4 Semifinals
2  Indonesia 2 1 1 143 145 −2 3 Playoffs
3  Kazakhstan 2 0 2 120 151 −31 2
Updated to match(es) played on 8 November 2021. Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored
(H) Host
7 November 2021
19:00
Kazakhstan  69–79  Indonesia
Scoring by quarter: 14–24, 17–23, 18–17, 20–15
Pts: Kurazova 26
Rebs: Kurazova, Koroleva 8
Asts: Alishauskaite 5
Pts: Pierre-Louis 31
Rebs: Pierre-Louis 15
Asts: Retong 10
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Mohammad Alamiri (KUW), Alia Alyassin (SYR), Richard El Hajj (LIB)

8 November 2021
19:00
Indonesia  64–76  Jordan
Scoring by quarter: 27–23, 12–17, 13–16, 12–20
Pts: Dewi 17
Rebs: Pierre-Louis 9
Asts: Retong 7
Pts: Cloud, Al Hinn 19
Rebs: Cloud 7
Asts: Cloud 9
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Mohammad Alamiri (KUW), Richard El Hajj (LIB), Samaneh Dehghani (IRI)

9 November 2021
19:00
Jordan  72–51  Kazakhstan
Scoring by quarter: 27–14, 17–11, 20–12, 8–14
Pts: Abdo 15
Rebs: Cloud 6
Asts: Cloud 7
Pts: Koroleva 12
Rebs: Kurazova, Astapenko 4
Asts: Kurazova 4
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Mohammad Alamiri (KUW), Alia Alyassin (SYR), Richard El Hajj (LIB)

Knockout round[edit]

Bracket[edit]

 
Qualification to Semi-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
12 November
 
 
 Lebanon76
 
10 November
 
 Indonesia62
 
 Indonesia76
 
13 November
 
 Iran68
 
 Lebanon80
 
 
 Jordan40
 
 
12 November
 
 
 Jordan61
 
10 November
 
 Kazakhstan56 Third place
 
 Syria69
 
13 November
 
 Kazakhstan87
 
 Indonesia79
 
 
 Kazakhstan55
 

Playoffs[edit]

10 November 2021
16:00
Syria  69–87  Kazakhstan
Scoring by quarter: 13–21, 19–22, 11–18, 26–26
Pts: Sulaiman 22
Rebs: Aghnanian Aslanian 6
Asts: 4 players 2
Pts: Yagodkina 30
Rebs: Kurazova 11
Asts: Yagodkina 7
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Richard El Hajj (LIB), Samaneh Dehghani (IRI), Rendra Lesmana (INA)

10 November 2021
19:00
Indonesia  76–68  Iran
Scoring by quarter: 10–12, 28–13, 20–29, 18–14
Pts: Pierre-Louis 19
Rebs: Pierre-Louis 11
Asts: Retong 7
Pts: Abdolvand 17
Rebs: Esmaeilzadeh 6
Asts: Abdolvand 7
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Mohammad Alamiri (KUW), Yana Nikogossyan (KAZ), Ibrahim Jerrar (JOR)

Fifth place game[edit]

12 November 2021
13:00
Syria  63–58  Iran
Scoring by quarter: 7–17, 16–13, 23–14, 17–14
Pts: Brown 20
Rebs: Brown 14
Asts: Sulaiman, Skran 4
Pts: Shojaei 16
Rebs: Vakili 9
Asts: Abdolvand 4
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Mohammad Alamiri (KUW), Ibrahim Jerrar (JOR), Rendra Lesmana (INA)

Semifinals[edit]

12 November 2021
16:00
Lebanon  76–62  Indonesia
Scoring by quarter: 16–18, 19–18, 18–12, 23–14
Pts: Akl 19
Rebs: Denson 7
Asts: Mokdad 4
Pts: Sophia 16
Rebs: Sophia 9
Asts: Retong 5
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Mohammad Fawzi Taha (JOR), Yana Nikogossyan (KAZ), Samaneh Dehghani (IRI)

12 November 2021
19:00
Jordan  61–56  Kazakhstan
Scoring by quarter: 20–14, 8–12, 18–15, 15–15
Pts: Cloud 25
Rebs: Al Hinn 11
Asts: Cloud 7
Pts: Yagodkina 19
Rebs: Yagodkina 10
Asts: Kurazova, 11
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Mohammad Alamiri (KUW), Alia Alyassin (SYR), Richard El Hajj (LIB)

Third place game[edit]

13 November 2021
16:00
Indonesia  79–55  Kazakhstan
Scoring by quarter: 20–10, 18–19, 25–16, 16–10
Pts: Pierre-Louis 23
Rebs: Pierre-Louis 10
Asts: Sophia 6
Pts: Tutkishova 11
Rebs: Tutkishova, Otegenova 8
Asts: Beschastnova 4
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Richard El Hajj (LIB), Mohammad Fawzi Taha (JOR), Ibrahim Jerrar (JOR)

Final[edit]

This is also a promotion playoff, with the loser retaining Division B status, while the winner promoted to Division A.

13 November 2021
19:00
Lebanon  80–40  Jordan
Scoring by quarter: 26–5, 14–14, 31–6, 9–15
Pts: Akl 22
Rebs: Bakhos 9
Asts: Akl 6
Pts: Haddad 25
Rebs: Fadda 12
Asts: Cloud 6
Prince Hamza Hall, Amman
Referees: Mohammad Alamiri (KUW), Yana Nikogossyan (KAZ), Samaneh Dehghani (IRI)

Final standings[edit]

Division A[edit]

Qualified to the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Qualifying Tournament
Qualified to the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup as the host nation
Relegated to Division B of the 2023 FIBA Women's Asia Cup
Rank Team Record
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Japan 5–0
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  China 4–1
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Australia 4–2
4  South Korea 3–3
5  New Zealand 2–3
6  Chinese Taipei 1–4
7  Philippines 1–3
8  India 0–4

Division B[edit]

Promoted to Division A of the 2023 FIBA Women's Asia Cup
Rank Team Record
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Lebanon 4–0
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Jordan 3–1
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Indonesia 3–2
4  Kazakhstan 1–4
5  Syria 2–2
6  Iran 0–4

Statistics and awards[edit]

Statistical leaders[edit]

Players[edit]

Teams[edit]

Awards[edit]

The awards were announced on 3 October 2021.[12]

All-Star team
Guards Forwards Center
Australia Sami Whitcomb
Japan Saori Miyazaki
China Huang Sijing
Japan Himawari Akaho
China Li Yueru
MVP: Japan Himawari Akaho

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Asia events calendar update". FIBA. 23 July 2021. Retrieved 23 July 2021.
  2. ^ "FIBA Asia Board holds Its fourth meeting". FIBA. 8 April 2021.
  3. ^ "FIBA's Executive Committee confirms global calendar update". FIBA. 4 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Japan sink China for fifth straight title in amazing advert for female hoops in Asia". FIBA. 3 October 2021. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  5. ^ "Bronze medal in Amman points to bright future for Opals". FIBA. 3 October 2021. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  6. ^ "Which teams will be fighting for promotion at FIBA Women's Asia Cup Division B". FIBA. 11 October 2021. Retrieved 30 October 2021.
  7. ^ "Schedule of FIBA Women's Asia Cup 2021 Division B confirmed". FIBA. 19 October 2021. Retrieved 30 October 2021.
  8. ^ "Competition System". FIBA Women's Asia Cup Division A 2021. FIBA. Retrieved 3 September 2021.
  9. ^ a b "Schedule of FIBA Women's Asia Cup 2021 Division A confirmed". FIBA. 27 August 2021.
  10. ^ "Player statistical leaders". FIBA. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  11. ^ "Teams statistical leaders". FIBA. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  12. ^ "Akaho crowned TISSOT MVP to lead FIBA Women's Asia Cup All-Star Five". FIBA. 3 October 2021. Retrieved 3 October 2021.

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