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Philippines goes winless in first day of Fiba 3×3 World Cup

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 07:56 PM June 08, 2018

The Philippines’ women’s team in the Fiba 3×3 World Cup against Netherlands. Photo from Fiba.com

The Philippines went winless in the opening day of the women’s division after losing to Germany, 12-10, in the group stages of the Fiba 3×3 World Cup Friday at Philippine Arena.

Perlas Pilipinas dropped to the bottom of Pool D with a 0-2 record, after also succumbing to Netherlands, 21-11, earlier in the day.

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Laura Zdravevska and Wiebke Bruns led the Germans with four points apiece while Luana Rodefeld and Lara Müller combined for their own four points.

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Afril Bernardino, meanwhile, paced the Philippines in a losing effort with six points while Gemma Miranda, Jack Animam combined for four points.

In the other matches, Spain topped Pool D victories over Hungary, 19-14, and Germany, 18-12, put the Spaniards at 2-0 with 37 points.

Hungary is at the second spot of Pool D with the 20-14 victory over the Netherlands gave the Hungarians a 1-1 record.

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Although tied with the Netherlands at 1-1, the Hungarians are one spot ahead of the Dutch who are at the third seed of Pool D by virtue of its 20-14 victory.

The Philippine men’s team composed of Christian Standhardinger, Stanley Pringle, Troy Rosario and Roger Pogoy plunges into action on Saturday against Brazil and Mongolia.

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