The Junior Tall Blacks have been drawn alongside European champions France, third placed Asian qualifier Korea and a yet to be announced fourth team from the Americas at the FIBA U19 World Cup.
The 16 team event will be held in Cairo, Egypt from July 1st-9th.
New Zealand qualified for the event following their stunning success at the Oceania Champs in Fiji in December where the JTB’s knocked off favourites Australia 57-51 in the final.
Group A – Americas TBA, NZ, Korea, France
Group B – Germany, Egypt, Puerto Rico, Lithuania
Group C – Canada, Japan, Spain, Mali
Group D – Iran, Angola, Italy, USA