NU-backed Philippines rules international mixed 3x3

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Sep 11, 2018 06:45 PM
NU-backed Philippines rules international mixed 3x3
Dom Dayrit, Noemie Ayenga, Kent Jane Pastrana, and Kevin Quiambao (from left to right) are the inaugural champions of the IBF Youth Leadership Cup U18 Mixed 3x3

Thanks to three players from National University, the Philippines is now the inaugural champion of the Under-18 Mixed 3x3 tournament of the  International Basketball Federation (IBF) Youth Leadership Cup.

The NU-backed Philippine team bested all of Singapore, Papua New Guinea, and Qatar en route to the championship.

The Filipinos were represented by Lady Bulldog Noemie Ayenga, Bullpups Dom Dayrit and Kevin Quiambao, and Bacolod talent Kent Jane Pastrana in the tournament that ran from Friday to Sunday in Bali, Indonesia.

The IBF Youth Leadership is a program using basketball as a tool to, as per FIBA, as a tool to help to improve communities with engagement, participation, and inclusivity.

The U18 Mixed 3x3 tournament will be the culmination of the program.

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