PH gov't celebrates Gilas Pilipinas win | Inquirer Sports

PH gov’t celebrates Gilas Pilipinas win

/ 11:02 PM September 04, 2014

Philippines’ players celebrate after winning the 2014 FIBA World basketball championships group B match Senegal vs Philippines at the Palacio Municipal de Deportes in Sevilla on September 4, 2014. Philippines won the match 81-79. AFP

Manila, Philippines—After four failed attempts, Gilas Pilipinas finally bagged a win on Thursday, prompting no less than Malacañang to erupt in cheers.

“We join our people in proudly celebrating the triumph of Gilas Pilipinas over Senegal in the FIBA World Cup,” Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said in a text message to media.


“They played with grit and determination, demonstrating the can-do attitude that has propelled the Philippines to being the fastest growing economy in the region,” he added.



Gilas PH finally scores win in FIBA World Cup

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