Manila Chooks vs India game to open Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas FIBA 3×3 World Tour Cebu Masters

By: Glendale G. Rosal - CDN Digital Correspondent | September 30,2022 - 06:03 PM

 

The official venue of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas FIBA 3×3 World Tour Cebu Masters at the Mountain Wing area of the SM Seaside City Cebu. | Photo by Glendale G. Rosal

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Manila Chooks and the Ludhiana INBL India will open the action in the much-awaited Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas FIBA 3×3 World Tour Cebu Masters tomorrow, October 1, 2022, at the SM Seaside City Cebu in the South Road Properties (SRP).

Manila Chooks and Ludhiana, the bottom-ranked team in the tournament will play at 1:00 PM qualifying round.

Manila Chooks will be headed by the playing head coach of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 teams, Chico Lanete. He will be joined by Cebuano Dave Ando, African Henry Iloka, and Dennis Santos.

Meanwhile, the Indian squad will be headed by its highest-ranked player, Kanwar gurbaz Singh Sandhu (No. 735), with Aditya Karan, Arvinder Singh, and Nawaz Singh Panaich.

They will next play against the Doha QSC of Qatar at 1:35 PM still in the qualifying draw. The Qatari squad is manned by Mohamed Abdelaziz E Abdelkawy, Abdou Khadre Diop, Dejan Janjić, Alioune Sy B Ndoye.

Manila Chooks will return into action at 2:10 PM against Doha QSC Qatar.

On the other hand, the main draw will kick off at 3:00 PM with Cebu Chooks going up against the tournament’s top seed, Antwerp of Belgium.

It can be recalled that the Philippines’ top 3×3 player and Cebu’s pride, Mac Tallo said that the team to beat in the tournament is Antwerp. He also mentioned that they are eyeing beating the formidable Belgian squad which is ranked No. 3 in the world.

Antwerp will be manned by world No. 9 Nick Celis, No. 29 Bryan De Valck, No. 158 Dennis Donkor, and No. 6 Thibaut Vervoort.

Meanwhile, Tallo, ranked No. 83 in the world is joined by fellow Cebuano and world No. 159 Zach Huang, Mike Harry Nzeusseu (171), and Brandon Ramirez (175).

Cebu Chooks will face another formidable team, the Omaha 3Ball of the United States at 7:00 PM in the main draw.

The American squad will be manned by Malik Hluchoweckyj (64), Dylan Travis (67), Trey Bardsley (World No. 130), Mitch Hahn (131).       /rcg

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