Find out how to watch the men’s basketball team debut in the America’s Cup


In Recife, the Brazilian team begins its trajectory in the Copa America this Friday (2)

© FIBA Official Reproduction/Twitter​​AmeriCupAt 39 years old, Huertas is one of the main names of the Selection

Brazil Men’s National Team basketball premieres this Friday (1). Copa America. for group A, Brazil measures strength against Canada in the city of Recife, the only competition venue. It will be the first edition of the men’s basketball tournament on the Brazilian territory since 1984. The match will be broadcast live on SporTV 2.

Brazil accumulates negative result sequences

In the last few days, coach Gustavo de Conti’s team lost in the World Cup qualifiers. Brazil lost to Panama and Mexico, put at risk World Cup qualification next year. Previously, the national team had lost to Colombia, who occupy the bottom of Group F. The next qualifying match window takes place in November, with matches against the United States and Mexico.

Squad for Copa America

This Thursday (1), there was confirmation of the 12 players who will represent the Selection in the Copa America. They are: ship owners Yago Mateus, Marcelinho Huertas, Rafael Luz; wingers/guard Georginho and Vitor Benite; wingers/pivots Rafael Mineiro and Lucas Dias; wingers Didi Louzada and Leonardo Meindl; pivots Lucas Mariano, Augusto Lima and Cristiano Felício. Brazil is in Group A with Canada, Uruguay and Colombia.

Brazil vs Canada: how to watch

Brazil and Canada face each other for their America’s Cup men’s basketball debut this Friday (2), at 8:10 p.m., Brasilia time. In the last four clashes between the teams, Canada has won them all – Brazil’s last win was back in 2013. The match will be broadcast on channel SportTV 2.

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