10 months PH is 1-3 win-loss vs Italy in world-level play Manilatimes |Sports
When Team Pilipinas battled Italy on Saturday at the start of its FIBA World Cup Group D series, coach Yeng Guiao’s Nationals are handicapped by the Philippines’ 1-3 win-loss record against the Italians in world-level competitions . The Filipinos and their Italian counterparts have only met four times in world category play, three in the Olympic Games and only one in the World Championship (now FIBA World Cup). The Filipinos, known as The “Islanders” to fans, and the Italians played for the first time, where else, but when basketball was held officially in the Summer Games in Berlin in the ... more