In order to ensure that he is taking part in this summer's competition in China, Senegal will have to work, and this is since Friday in Abidjan, when they play the second round of F Group of African Domain Fighters against Rwanda, Mali and Nigeria .
The Lions will face Rwanda for their first qualifying game in the 2017 World Cup. Senegal took part five years ago in the FIBA World Cup in Spain.
Senegal is second in F Group with 16 points, behind Nigeriaq who has already qualified for China, and would achieve his or her qualification with a victory or at least a penalty to Ivory Coast in the last three meetings.
This tournament is part of the final phase of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers 2019.