SEA Games: Animam predicts 3x3 gold for Gilas women

Paul Lintag on Dec 01, 2019 04:48 PM
SEA Games: Animam predicts 3x3 gold for Gilas women
“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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