Press Release
July 31, 2013

Statement of Sen. Sonny Angara, Chair of the Senate Committee on Games, Amusement and Sports, on the 27th FIBA Asia Championship

I wish the Gilas Pilipinas men's national basketball team the best of luck in the upcoming 27th FIBA Asia Championship. It is the country's great pride and honor to host the most prestigious basketball competition in Asia.

Nobody can deny the extreme perseverance and dedication of Gilas Pilipinas as they seek to relive the glory days of Philippine basketball in the region. I am looking forward to a very exciting tournament, and I hope you do your best in keeping the Filipinos' hopes up that we will be champions again. Mabuhay kayo!

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