After drawing Bahrain (#112), India (#67) and Iraq (#80) in Group D on June 8, 2019, Lebanon, ranked 53, will start its quest to qualify for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup on February 21, 2020.

16 teams in total will ultimately qualify, after playing each 6 matches.

The top 2 from each of the 6 groups will automatically move forward, while the 3rd best teams will battle it out in the second round for 4 more qualification spots.