“We are more than happy to accommodate Remy and make him part of our Gilas Pilipinas program. However, we are constrained by the FIBA ruling that says a player hoping to play as a local must have a local passport before the age of 16,” – SBP president Al Panlilio #GilasPilipinas
The country’s national men’s softball team will face Cuba on June 14 in its first game in Group A where defending champion New Zealand and Asian champion Japan are also playing.
Rebisco-Philippines bucked the absence of its two key players, a first-set setback and a gritty Instituto Estetico Manila side to hack out a tough 25-27, 25-22, 25-22, 26-24 decision and move to solo second in the Spikers’ Turf Season 4 Reinforced Conference at Paco Arena in Manila last Tuesday.
Eight behind Chan after the start of the last of the two-part elims for the three members of the SEA Games-bound national squad, Corpus went to work early and birdied three of the first five holes then rebounded from a bogey on the sixth with birdies on Nos. 14 and 16 to string a pair of 34s and keep his hold of second place at 428.
June 12th marks the day the country declared itself free and independent, able to govern towards a future best fit for its people. But genuine freedom and independence is yet to be felt by millions of families across the country who remain with limited access to decent work that pays enough for a person to lead a life of dignity.
According to a statement released by EastWest Private, a United States-based sports and entertainment management company, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) assisted Sotto and his family so they could make the trip back home. #GilasPilipinas
The U22 selection first lost to host squad Singapore, 3-nil in the opener of the four-nation Merlion Cup 2019 tournament at the Jalan Besar Stadium.
The 29-year-old Filipino-British keeper said he intends on being part of the Azkals full-time when the squad kicks off their FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers campaign later this year.
The friendly will be as part of the Azkals’ training for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar qualifiers and 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers.
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.