Gilas Pilipinas bounces back at Senegal
Gilas Pilipinas bounces back at Senegal
Gilas Pilipinas bounces back at Senegal
by Mhillen Nicole Borja07 August 2023
Photo courtesy: FIBA

Gilas Pilipinas displayed an impressive performance in the final quarter, securing a commanding 75-63 victory over Senegal in a rematch during the 2023 Heyuan WUS International Basketball tournament held in Guangdong, Chinaon Sunday night.

This victory served as sweet revenge for the Filipinos after their previous 72-64 loss to Senegal, giving them a satisfying payback.

Leading the charge was RAY Parks who ignited a crucial 18-3 run in the last quarter, propelling Gilas Pilipinas to a 65-56 lead with 4:37 remaining, overcoming a six-point deficit from the third period.


AJ Edu and Kiefer Ravena played a pivotal role in sealing the win by sinking consecutive three-pointers when Senegal posed a threat, resulting in a 10-point lead with less than two minutes on the clock.

Next on their agenda, Gilas Pilipinas will face Iran once again on Monday, marking the culmination of the week-long, three-team mini pocket tournament.

Following the tournament, Gilas will return home on Tuesday and diligently continue their preparations for the highly anticipated FIBA World Cup.

Related Topics
listen Live
DZRH News Live Streaming
Most Read