Uichico to call shots for Gilas Pilipinas in Bahrain qualifiers

MANILA, Philippines—Jong Uichico, a veteran of several international duties, has been named the head coach of Gilas Pilipinas for the coming 2021 Fiba Asia Cup Qualifiers in Bahrain.
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas President Al Panlilio announced the development Thursday, a week before the start of the competition’s November window in Manama, Bahrain.
“It’s a welcome challenge, we’re trying the best we can in getting them ready for the international game,” said Uichico in a Zoom press conference. “It’s an adjustment for me because you need more teaching but not too complicated.”
“We hope that we can get that chemistry as soon as possible. We have a few more practices today, tomorr…

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