The Philippines men's national under-16 basketball team is set to face off against the Kazakhstan men's national under-16 basketball team in the Group Phase of the 2023 FIBA U16 Asian Championship.
The match will take place at 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 19 (Philippine Time) at the Al-Rayyan Indoor Hall in Doha.
Find out how to watch, live stream or TV channel and game time information for the matchup between the Philippines and Kazakhstan.
- Date: Monday, September 18, 2023
- Time: 12:30 am (PHL Time)
- Venue: Al-Rayyan Indoor Hall in Doha
- Game Stats: FIBA
- Live Stream: FIBA - The Basketball Channel
Results and Scores
After a tough start in the FIBA U16 Asian Championship 2023, Gilas Pilipinas Youth displayed their resilience with a resounding 66-42 victory over Kazakhstan on a memorable Monday evening in Qatar.
Once again, Kieffer Alas proved to be a driving force for Gilas Pilipinas Youth, delivering an impressive double-double performance with 18 points and 10 rebounds. His leadership on the court was instrumental in securing the much-needed victory.
Supporting Alas, Bonn Daja had a stellar game, contributing 10 points and grabbing eight rebounds. The team's depth was on full display as Joaquin Ludovice added 11 points coming off the bench, highlighting the well-rounded nature of Gilas Pilipinas Youth.
The Philippines demonstrated their defensive prowess, particularly in the third quarter, where they clamped down on Kazakhstan, allowing only three points. This defensive intensity continued into the fourth quarter, limiting Kazakhstan to a mere nine points in the period.
The win over Kazakhstan is a significant step forward for Gilas Pilipinas Youth as they look to build momentum in the tournament. After a challenging opening match against China, this victory showcases their ability to regroup, adapt, and come back stronger.
Philippines 66 - Alas 18, Ludovice 11, Daja 10, Banal 6, Amos 6, Velasquez 6, Chua 3, Williams 2, Diao 2, Alegre 2, Morales 0, De Liano 0.
Kazakhstan 42 - Muratuly 15, Issabayev 9, Maralbayev 8, Remezov 5, Talasbay 3, Doroshin 2, Sultan 0, Maligen 0, Pestov 0, Talgatov 0, Barabash 0, Tau 0.
Watch the game replay between Philippines men's national under-16 basketball team and Kazakhstan men's national under-16 basketball team in the Group Phase of the 2023 FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship.
Video from YouTube Channel of FIBA - The Basketball Channel