A team of 12 has been selected for the tournament, to be held from September 24-29.
The Opals capped off training camp in winning style, defeating the Chinese national team, 98-63, in front of 3215 fans at AIS Arena on Thursday night.
“It’s just a valuable experience for us going into Asia Cup because every team is different. Japan will be a little bit different too, so it’s about us being able to adapt on the fly,” head coach, Sandy Brondello said after the win.
China will join the Philippines and New Zealand in Group B with the Opals. Japan, Korea, Chinese Taipei and India will make up Group A.
The Opals will begin their Asia Cup campaign against the Philippines on Tuesday, tip-off is at 5:45pm (AEST).
All Opals games will be LIVE on Fox Sports channel 507.
FIBA Asia Cup Team:
Rebecca Allen New York Liberty
Abby Bishop JCU Townsville Fire
Sara Blicavs Southside Flyers
Katie Ebzery Perth Lynx
Darcee Garbin JCU Townsville Fire
Cayla George Deakin Melbourne Boomers
Ezi Magbegor Deakin Melbourne Boomers
Leilani Mitchell Phoenix Mercury
Lauren Nicholson Adelaide Lightning
Jenna O’Hea Southside Flyers
Nicole Seekamp Adelaide Lightning
Stephanie Talbot Minnesota Lynx
ASIA CUP GROUP GAME SCHEDULE:
Tuesday, September 24 v Philippines – Tip-off at 5:45pm (AEST)
Wednesday, September 25 v New Zealand – Tip-off at 5:45pm (AEST)
Thursday, September 26 v China – Tip-off at 8:00pm (AEST)
ASIA CUP FINALS SCHEDULE:
Winner of group advances. 2nd and 3rd place teams to play on Friday, September 27.
Semi-final on Saturday, September 28.
Final on Sunday, September 29.
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