The 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship will be played in Kaunas from 29 June-8 July. In the First Round, each team will play the other five in their respective groups.
The top four teams from each group will advance to the Quarter-Finals, at which point the competition continues through to the Final – on 8 July – in a standard knock-out format.
The draw was conducted by FIBA in collaboration with the Lithuanian Basketball Federation (LBBF), with FIBA Hall of Fame inductee and LBBF President Arvydas Sabonis in attendance as well as Senior Men’s National Team player Jonas Maciulis.
Group A: Australia, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, USA
Group B: Argentina, Canada, Croatia, Korea, Lithuania, Spain