Canada faces China in hoops friendly

Canada's national women's basketball team is preparing to gun for an Olympic berth as they play China in a friendly match at UFV.

The Canadian senior women’s national basketball team is playing an exhibition game against Team China at Abbotsford’s Envision Athletic Centre Friday night.

The game tips off at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for ages 6-18, with children five and under free.

Canada is prepping for the FIBA World Olympics Qualifying Tournament, taking place June 25 to July 1 in Turkey. Canada will be seeking one of the final five berths to the London Summer Games. Canada is currently ranked No. 11 in the world, while China is No. 7 and has already qualified for London.