Gilas Pilipinas takes on Indonesia for SEA Games gold

Paul Lintag on Aug 26, 2017 09:27 AM
Gilas Pilipinas takes on Indonesia for SEA Games gold
Gold medal or bust for Kobe Paras and Gilas Pilipinas.

The Final of the 2017 Southeast Asian Games is set.

And it's a rematch of the 2017 SEABA Championships.

Gilas Pilipinas will meet Indonesia for the gold medal at Saturday at the MABA Stadium in Kuala Lumpur.

The Philippines, the 11-time defending champion of the biennial meet, enter as an undefeated powerhouse.

However, Gilas actually struggled in its semifinal match, escaping Singapore by only eight points.

The Indonesians also come in with a perfect mark, preserving their recor by surviving Thailand in the other semifinal pairing.

This matchup comes around three months after both countries met in Manila for the SEABA title. Gilas Pilipinas dominated that contest, 97-64, and moved on to the FIBA-Asia Cup.

 

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