Team Canada vs Team Nigeria
During skywalk renovations, the Bell MTS Place box office will be accessible from the Portage & Donald entrance only (Gate 1) during regular hours of Monday to Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. On show days, the box office will open three hours prior to show start.
Attending a Show
For patrons coming to a show, the Portage & Donald lobby will open three hours prior to the event start time. Access to lobbies at Donald & Graham (Gate 2) and Hargrave & Graham (Gate 3) will be granted 1.5 hours prior to show start time.
Entry via CityPlace / Impark Lot #1
If entering from CityPlace mall or CityPlace Impark Lot #1 on the skywalk level, access will be granted 1.5 hours prior to show start on show days only. From this area, access will be available to the private suites concierge and south suite entrance, the 300 level (Gate 6), as well as down to street level via stairs or elevator to the Donald & Graham doors (Gate 2) or the Hargrave & Graham doors (Gate 3).
Entry via Newport Building to the west (Portage Place)
If entering from Portage Place / Newport Building to the west, skywalk level access will be granted 1.5 hours prior to show start on show days only. From this area, access will be available to the private suites’ north entrance, the 300 level (Gate 5), as well as down to street level via stairs or elevator to the Portage & Donald lobby (i.e. box office, Gate 1, event level).
Canada Basketball announced Monday that the Senior Men’s National Team will face Nigeria at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg on Friday, August 9 at 7 p.m. CT, on the road to the World Cup.
This game will be an important matchup for both teams as they prepare for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China (August 31-September 15, 2019).
Presale tickets will be available on Tuesday, April 30 at 10 a.m. CT with general public on-sale beginning on Friday, May 3, at 10 a.m. CT. Tickets start as low as $19.95 plus fees and are available at ticketmaster.ca.
It has been 20 years since Winnipeg has hosted an international competition featuring the Senior Men’s National Team, and Canada Basketball is proud to partner with True North Sports + Entertainment to bring the team back to the city. Team Canada returns to Winnipeg for the first time since a fifth-place finish at the 1999 Pan American Games.
Canada’s roster will feature some of the country’s biggest and brightest stars, including athletes playing professionally in the NBA, NBA G League and several of the top professional leagues overseas.