11 months The next generation of Gilas Manilatimes |Sports
MICHAEL ANGELO B. ASISGodspeed, Gilas! Let us all set aside any differences, allegiances and support our national team. They will march on to China as underdogs, and we have the tournament favorite (yes, Serbia has better odds than even Team USA) in our group. Our first game is actually the most important. Coach Yeng Guiao had assessed correctly. Serbia is out of our reach, Angola is beatable (although we should not be complacent with any African team as shown in the World U-19 championships after Mali shocked the world and reached the gold medal game), and the key match-up ... more