MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will try to make the most out of its homecourt advantage as the country hosts the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2018 from June 8 to 12 at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan.
The Philippine men’s team of Christian Standhardinger, Stanley Pringle, Troy Rosario and Roger Pogoy will go up against Russia, Brazil, Mongolia and Canada in Pool C.
Coach Ronnie Magsanoc expects the squad built on a “younger unit” to be competitive. (READ: Standhardinger, Pringle lead PH team in 2018 FIBA 3×3 World Cup)
Here’s their schedule:
The national women’s team of Afril Bernardino, Jack Danielle Animam, Gemma Miranda and Janine Pontejos will also mix it up in Pool D versus last year’s runner-up Hungary, Spain, Germany and Netherlands.
Catch them in action:
Serbia will try to defend its men’s crown, while Russia will vie to extend its reign in the women’s side. The final rounds will be played on June 12. – Rappler.com