Speaking at the Philippine Sportswriters Association weekly forum, women’s national team head coach Patrick Aquino said he is confident the selection can carry the country to a respectable finish.
Jimmy Alapag of the Philippines has been chosen to assist at the Official Draw of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers set to take place at the Shangri-La Hotel Bengaluru in Bengaluru, India on June 8. #FIBA
Magsanoc bared that he has yet to know what the federation’s approach will be for the 3×3 event to be held at the FilOil Flying V Center, but he said that Chooks players are in strong consideration given their rankings in FIBA 3×3.
“The bolder look signifies strength and our disciplined direction.” – Al Panlilio #GilasPilipinas
Led by mainstays Afril Bernardino and Jack Danielle Animam, the squad mentored by Patrick Aquino will look to maintain the country’s status as a Level I team in the continental showdown. #PerlasPilipinas
Pasig was the first team to see their run cut short, falling to Riga of Latvia, 21-15 in their quarter-final match-up. #FIBA3X3WorldTour
Team Pasig, bannered by the Philippines’ top 3×3 player Joshua Munzon, Taylor Statham, and imports Nikola Pavlovic and Angelo Tsagarakis, swept Pool A with dramatic wins over Katara, 21-14 and the top-seeded Liman side, 19-16. #FIBA3X3WorldTourMasters
Named the no. 1 ranked Filipino 3×3 player shortly before the games of the culminating leg tipped off, Munzon fittingly showed why he deserved to be the top baller in the country as he displayed his full repertoire to lead his squad to successive wins.
“I don’t know yet. Stay tuned, I hope to, and I hope it happens,” – Jordan Clarkson #GilasPilipinas #WorldCup
“We also commend Kai for his commitment to play for Batang Gilas in the World Cup in Greece, and in future international competitions of the men’s national team, Gilas Pilipinas, including the FIBA World Cup here in 2023,” – SBP President Al Panlilio.