Kevin Tumba with a foot injury, is out for the next two world cup qualifiers of the Belgian Lions. That Monday was clear after a scan. Quentin Serron with a vingerblessure highly doubtful and will undergo a new scan. Haris Bratanovic is probably called up as a replacement. That made the Belgian basketbalbond Monday known. Previously also had to Jean Salumu Jean-Marc Mwema, Thomas Akyazili and Hans Vanwijn injured to drop out.
The Belgian Lions, that on the fourth and last place in qualifying group E, received on Friday 29 June and Monday 2 July, respectively, Russia and Bosnia-Herzegovina in the Antwerp Lotto Arena. To have a chance to win a ticket for the second qualifying round for world cup 2019 in China, the Belgian Lions both matches (with a minimum of 8 points difference against Russia and 3 points against Bosnia) win.
The first three teams of each group of punches through to the second round. That will start in september 2018. The 24 qualified teams into four groups of each six teams will be divided. The teams in the first three finish in their group are allowed to participate in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in China, between 31 August and 15 september 2019 takes place.