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
“The bolder look signifies strength and our disciplined direction.” – Al Panlilio #GilasPilipinas
“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.
FIBA has yet to reveal the sanctions for the players involved in the unfortunate Gilas Pilipinas vs Australia Boomers brawl that happened last July 2. Regardless, most speculate that there will be suspensions or even bans.
FIBA World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers match between Gilas Pilipinas (Philippines) and the Australia Boomers at the Philippine Sports Arena in Bulacan, Philippines
An official report on Romeo’s status has yet to be revealed. Curiously, his name was dragged into a celebrated PBA trade.
There were hardly any surprises at the 2017 PBA Draft. Fil-German Christian Standhardinger was unsurprisingly selected by the San Miguel Beermen while Kiefer Ravena joined the NLEX Road Warriors.
Critics, both rightful and bashers, never really gave Gilas Pilipinas a chance against China. Most believed that without Andray Blatche and June Mar Fajardo, it was a lost cause.