E-Gilas reigns supreme in Southeast Asia conference of FIBA Esports Open III

Published April 18, 2021 7:26pm

E-Gilas Pilipinas reclaimed the FIBA Esports Open title in the Southeast Asia conference after dominating Indonesia in the best-of-three Finals on Sunday.

The national team sealed the deal after winning Game 2 of the series, 44-36.

In Game 1, the Philippines eclipsed Indonesia, 60-53.

This is the Philippines’ second title in the FIBA Esports Open. They topped the conference in the inaugural edition of the tournament, while they ended as runners-up in the second edition against Australia.

— FIBA (@FIBA) April 18, 2021

E-Gilas is composed of Angelico Cruzin, Arnie Sison, Clark Banzon, Custer Galas, Ian Santiago, Philippe Herrero, and Rial Polog Jr. They are coached by Nite Alparas.

The Philippines is among the 60 national teams playing the FIBA Esports Open III. — Justin Kenneth Carandang/BM, GMA News

In Game 1, the Philippines eclipsed Indonesia, 60-53.


Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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