Lost to United Arab Emirates
During the third day of the William Jones Cup, the Philippines and United Arab Emirates fought to the last minute.
Arab got the first win with 73-71. The Philippines suffered their third straight loss.
In the first half, the experienced Philippines player Nicholas George EVANS scored 12 points and 3 rebounds to lead the team to 35-33.
Unfortunately, Hamid Abdullateef ALBREIKI came back with 20 points by himself in the second half.
The Philippines got a chance to come back with a penalty in the last 30 seconds.
Unfortunately, they didn’t seize the chance and lost to Arab by 2 points.
United Arab Emirates, Hamid Abdullateef ALBREIKI scored the highest 22 points and 6 steals.
The Philippines will face the Qatar national team in the next game. The Philippines has a better advantage than Qatar.
SuperAce88 hope that the Philippines can win the next game and get the first win.