Filipino squad sneaks in FIBA 3×3 World Tour quarterfinals

Filipino squad Manila North has sneaked in to the quarterfinals of 2015 FIBA 3×3 World Tour after beating team Doha of Qatar Thursday, October 15 in Abu Dhabi. The Filipino squad will face top seeded team NoviSad AlWahda of United Arab Emirates for the quarterfinals around 8:15 pm (Abu Dhabi time).

“Things looked bleak for the squad in Pool D after they dropped their first game against [team] Kranj [of Slovenia], who had themselves lost to Doha but their star Calvin Abueva brought the crowd to its feet with 7 points and a 16-14 lead which sends the Qatari team home and send Manila North to the quarter-finals,” FIBA said in a news article.

Team Manila North is composed of Calvin Abueva, Karl Dehesa, Vic Manuel and Troy Rosario.