Gilas Filipinas Qualifies for the World Cup in Basketball 2014 in Spain
Jimmy Alapag vs KIM Mingoo NUKI SABIO / PBA IMAGES
By FFE Sport Staff
In a very close fight with South Korea in the semi finals of the FIBA Asia Championship, the Philippines beat the Koreans 86 – 79, tonight at the Arena, Mall of Asia, Pasay City, Philippines.
Gilas Filipinas is facing Iran in the 27th FIBA Asia Chamionship Finals on August 11th.
Earlier today Iran came back from a 14 -23 defeat in the first quarter to beat Chinese-Taipei 79 – 60. Both Iran and Gilas Filipinas, with their wins today have already secured a spot in the 2014 Basketball World cup in Madrid, Spain.