India was grouped into a four-team Group B on September 28th for the Asia-Oceania region of the FIBA Women's Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament 2019.
As per a FIBA announcement on October 8th, all the Group B games are played at the Malaysia Basketball Association (MABA) Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Here's a look at India's schedule
|Fixture||Date and Time|
|India vs. Japan||Nov. 14, 5:30 PM IST|
|India vs. Australia||Nov. 16, 2:30 PM IST|
|India vs. Chinese Taipei||Nov. 17, 12:30 PM IST|
Here's a look at India's roster for this pre-qualifying tournament, as per FIBA:
|#4||Anjana Prasannan Geetha||Forward|
|#5||Sruthi Arvind||Shooting Guard|
|#8||Sathiya Senthil Kumar|
|#9||Barkha Sonkar||Point Guard|
|#10||Navaneetha Pattemane Udayakumar||Forward|
|#13||Jeena Palanilkumkalayil Skaria||Forward|
|#14||Shireen Vijay Limaye||Forward|
|#23||Nima Dolma Bhutia|
The Indian women's squad remained in Division A of the Asia-Oceania region despite recently finishing eighth and last in the recent FIBA Women's Asia Cup in Bengaluru.
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The eight teams (including the four Group A countries - China, Philippines, New Zealand, and Korea) will fight for four qualifying spots at the FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which is set to take place in February 2020.
To better understand, the qualification system to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, check out this video by FIBA: