World-class talent try to wow the Queen City of the South when the 2023 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 World Tour Cebu Masters kicks off next week at the picturesque SM Seaside City Cebu.
Chico Lanete will suit up for Cebu Chooks! in the FIBA 3×3 Sukhbaatar Challenger 2023 in Ulaanbaatar.
Despite fielding a relatively overhauled all-Filipino line-up and losing Philippine No. 2 and prized big man Brandon Ramirez early in the tourney due to a knee injury, the Manila Chooks! 3×3 squad passed its initial test with flying colors.
After two stints in the quarterfinals, head trainer Chico Lanete swore Manila Chooks! 3×3 will get over the hump— that includes beating world No. 11 Utrecht of the Netherlands if they cross paths anew.
Wins remained elusive for Cebu Chooks as they were swept by familiar opposition in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2022 Hong Kong Masters on Saturday.
For the third straight major FIBA 3×3 competition, Cebu Chooks came up empty. The Philippines’ top 3×3 side failed to get a win in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2022 Riyadh Masters, suffering losses to Serbia’s Ub and Qatar’s Doha clubs on Friday (Saturday in Manila) in Diriyah.
Manila Chooks will begin its post-Chico Lanete era on Friday on the sunny beaches of Neom, Saudi Arabia.
Cebu Chooks will look to get back on track when it flies out this Friday for the FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2022 Tainan City Challenger set to take place on October 22-23 at the Siraya Square in Tainan City Hall, Taiwan.
CEBU City – Veteran basketball player Chico Lanete has retired from the sport in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2022 Cebu Masters as his team Manila Chooks was eliminated from the qualifying draw of the tournament on Saturday at the SM Seaside here.
CEBU City — Philippine 3×3 patron Ronald Mascariñas of Chooks-to-Go spearheaded the donation of PhP 1.4 million to the Sisters of Mary School Girlstown — where his brand’s 3×3 ambitions all started — on Thursday.