The Philippines-Batang Gilas takes on Malaysia in their opening game in the FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship.
The last meeting between the two men's under-16 basketball team in a FIBA-sanctioned event took place in last year's SEABA U16 Championship in Manila with the Batang Gilas posting a 83-62 win.
Here is the details for Philippines-Batang Gilas vs. Malaysia in the Preliminary Round of FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship.
- Date: Monday, April 2, 2018
- Time: 1:00 pm
- Venue: Foshan Lingnan Mingzhu Gymnasium in Foshan, China
- Game Stats: FIBA.Basketball
- Live Stream: FIBA YouTube Channel
Results and Scores
Batang Gilas opened its FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship campaign with an 62-57 win over Malaysia.
Terrence John Fortea led the Philippines men's national under-16 basketball team with 15 points and nine rebounds.
Kai Sotto tallied a good numbers of 12 points, 16 rebounds and 4 blocks. Raven Angelo Cortez contributed 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Watch the highlights as Batang Gilas Pilipinas survived Malaysia, 62-57, in the opening day of the 2018 FIBA Asia U-16 Championship in Foshan, China.