The Venezuelan men's basketball team was placed at number 17 in the ranking of the best FIBA teams.
The list, which was published this Monday, September 26, also designates that the Red wine de los aires is the fifth best team in America.
The information was released by the Venezuelan Basketball Federation (FVB) through its account on the social network Instagram. The national team is located in this position by reaping 516.3 points.
"The highest governing body of basketball updated its ranking after the completion of the FIBA AmeriCup 2022 and the FIBA EuroBasket 2022," the statement details.
Regarding the American continent, Venezuela is below the teams of the United States (1st), Argentina (4th), Brazil (14th) and Canada (15th).
"Venezuela will compete again in November of this year, facing Canada and the Dominican Republic in the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup 2023 Qualifiers," the text concludes.