SEA Games: Animam predicts 3x3 gold for Gilas women
Paul Lintag on Dec 01, 2019 04:48 PM
“No. 1 na tayo, gold na to bukas. Sana keep on supporting us and keep praying for us na makuha talaga namin yun.” — Jack Animam. (Photo by Richard Esguerra)
MANILA — Confidence is pretty high for Gilas Pilipinas women to start the 2019 Southeast Asian Games here.
The national women’s team swept Day 1 action of 3x3 basketball Sunday, picking up victories against Myanmar (21-4), Malaysia (15-13), and Indonesia (16-13).
Moving closer to the medal rounds, Gilas women wants nothing short of gold.
“Syempre ako I claim it,” Jack Animam said.
“No. 1 na tayo, gold na to bukas. Sana keep on supporting us and keep praying for us na makuha talaga namin yun,” she added.
With such a strong start, Gilas women’s gold medal hopes have validity.
A first-place finish in the very first 3x3 basketball event of the SEA Games will be a nice reward for the fighting Filipinas after working so hard to reach this level of play.
“Syempre masaya kami na lahat ng games namin today na-panalo namin,” Animam said.
“Yung pagod namin, yung sacrifices namin everyday, unti-unti na siyang nagbubunga. Sana come tomorrow, matapos namin ng maganda itong 3x3,” she added.
Gilas women (3-0) will play two more preliminary games Monday morning before the medal rounds start later in the day.
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