PH to host 2017 SEABA Championship in April

first_imgLATEST STORIES Ben&Ben, IV of Spades, SB19 win big at 5th Wish Music Awards The Seaba Championship is the first step in getting closer to that goal, as winning the regional tournament will earn the Filipinos a spot in the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon in August.The Philippines has been the SEABA Champions for seven times, last winning it back in 2015 in Singapore.The country last hosted the men’s regional tourney way back in 2001, where it topped Thailand in the Finals.ADVERTISEMENT Luis Manzano jokes about Mikee Morada’s proposal to Alex Gonzaga: ‘Baka nagtali lang ng sintas’ MOST READ DILG to lock shops in Tagaytay City, other areas near Taal NBA: Retired Bryant says he’s a ‘phone call away’ if Lakers need advice SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold PLAY LIST 06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold00:50Trending Articles01:45Explosive Gilas Pilipinas not yet at its best, says Tim Cone01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite No less than national team coach Chot Reyes confirmed the news in a post on his Twitter account @coachot.“We just received confirmation that SEABA has awarded the Men’s senior & U16 hosting to Manila, Apr 23-30. #LabanPilipinasPuso!”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnAside from the men’s tournament, the Philippines will also host the 2017 Seaba Under-16 Championship later this year.Reyes announced his 24-man Gilas Pilipinas pool on Sunday as he gears toward securing the Philippines a spot in the 2019 Fiba World Cup. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Palace: Crisis over ABS-CBN franchise unlikely Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The tallest Gilas Pilipinas squad ever will make its debut before the hometown crowd in April.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) secured the hosting rights for the 2017 SEABA Championship, which will be held April 23 to 30, on Monday.ADVERTISEMENT Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member Anne Curtis talks about renewing faith in God amid the world’s ‘noise and clutter’ Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Bulacan inmates, jail guards raise donations for Taal victims DILG to lock shops in Tagaytay City, other areas near Taal View commentslast_img read more