Cebu Chooks Fiba 3×3 finished sixth in Dubai Expo Super Quest

Mac Tallo, Zach Huang, Brandon Ramirez and Mike NJUsu of Cebu Chokes.

Mac Tallo, Zach Huang, Brandon Ramirez and Mike NJUsu of Cebu Chokes. Accurate photos

MANILA, Philippines – Cebu Chokes finished sixth in the 2022 FIBA ​​3 × 3 Dubai Expo Super Quest, taking a 1-2 lead in the competition held at the Expo Sports Arena in Dubai.

The banner team, led by McTallo, Zach Huang, Brandon Ramirez and Mike Njuseu, lost 2nd in the world and exited the tournament. Antwerp, Belgium in Group B of the 2 Level 8 FIBA ​​3 × 3 tournament.

“We still have a lot of work to do,” said Aldin Ayo, head coach of Cebu Chokes. “We had a lot of flaws in our internal defense, especially during our game against Belgium (Antwerp). Hopefully, we can fix that when we host the Manila Super Quest next month. ”

The Filipinos’ only win came against Chicago in the USA, which was led by USA’s No. 3 players Craig Moore and no. 4 Zahir Carrington, 21-15 (8:14).

Cebu Chuks also beat Latvia Riga 21-17 (9: 07.5) in his opening match.

Chokes-to-Gore president Ronald Mascarinas says they want to strengthen their 3 × 3 rosters with players who can match Europeans who can dominate the game.

“Our team has made a good deal of itself, especially against Riga – a team that has been together for almost a decade,” said Mascarenhas. “We plan to add a wide range of players to our second team, not just to this team, but to match the physicality of the Europeans.”

Antwerp ruled the tournament and Warsaw of Poland finished second. Riga and Serbia’s Lyman are in third and fourth place respectively. Puerto Rico’s San Juan is in fifth place.

Switzerland’s Lausanne (A, 0-3) and Chicago (B, 0-3) are behind Sebu Choks in seventh and eighth place respectively. Celeste Flores-Colina

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