A feisty Malaysia squad played the spoiler role and denied Gilas Pilipinas Women of a tournament sweep via a stunning 96-93 win in the 31st Southeast Asian Games Vietnam 2021 5-on-5 basketball competition on Sunday at the Thanh Tri Gymnasium in Hanoi.
Gilas Pilipinas Women’s quest for a second straight gold medal in SEA Games women’s 5-on-5 basketball continues to look promising.
When Gilas Pilipinas Women unveiled its roster selection for the 2021 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup Division A competition in Amman, Jordan, noticeable right away was the focus on youngers players as names like Ella Fajardo, Kristine Cayabyab, Karl Pingol, and Camille Clarin were included.
Gilas Pilipinas women remained winless in the 2021 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup Division A after faltering to Chinese Taipei, 93-52 on Thursday (Manila time) at the Prince Hamza Sport Hall in Amman, Jordan.
Gilas Pilipinas women jumpstarted its FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021 Division A campaign on a loss at the hands of a powerhouse China squad, a result much expected given the disparity in talent level and preparation time.