At least 15 players expected to show up for Gilas practice next week

Paul Lintag on Jan 04, 2018 08:12 PM
At least 15 players expected to show up for Gilas practice
According to head coach Chot Reyes, the team already got clearance from PBA OIC Willie Marcial for the release of the 15 players even if the league is just starting to pick up steam in the ongoing Philippine Cup.

At least 15 players are expected to show up Monday, Jan. 8, when Gilas Pilipinas officially opens camp to start 2018.

According to head coach Chot Reyes, the team already got clearance from PBA OIC Willie Marcial for the release of the 15 players even if the league is just starting to pick up steam in the ongoing Philippine Cup.

As per usual, Jayson Castro and June Mar Fajardo will lead Gilas to training to start the year followed by Calvin Abueva, Kiefer Ravena, and Gabe Norwood.

The rest are Kevin Alas, Jio Jalalon, RR Pogoy, Matthre Wright, Allein Maliksi, Carl Bryan Cruz, Mac Belo, Troy Rosario, Raymond Almazan, and Japeth Aguilar.

For now, Gilas training is limited to once a week every Monday however, do expect the national team to resume its normal schedule very soon.

For the next window of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers, the Philippines (2-0) will travel to Australia to take on the Boomers (2-0) on Feb. 22.

Three days later on Feb. 25, Gilas will host Japan at the MOA Arena.

 


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