SANTA ROSA, Laguna – Cebu Chooks hung on to beat Manila Chooks in a tight finale, 20-18, to conquer the 2022 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 Quest 2.0 before an appreciative crowd at the Ayala Malls Solenad on Sunday.
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.
Will third time finally be the charm for Cebu Chooks? The Philippines’ top 3×3 basketball team will head to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to compete in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2022 Riyadh Masters taking place from November 11 to 12 at the Formula E Track.
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.
Mike Harry Nzeusseu and Mac Tallo made big plays down the stretch as Cebu Chooks ousted Zavkhan MMC Energy with a pulsating 21-19 win on Saturday at the Ayala Malls Manila Bay and barge into the quarterfinals of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Manila Masters 2022.
Cebu Chooks and Manila Chooks look to give hometown fans a show when the 2022 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 World Tour Manila Masters tip off on Saturday, May 28 at the Ayala Malls Manila Bay.