Batang Gilas beats Thailand to win 5th straight SEABA U-18 title

CHAMPIONS. Batang Gilas gets the job done against Thailand. File photo from Medan Basketball Instagram account
According to Rappler, Batang Gilas dominates Thailand to win 5th straight SEABA U-18 title.
The Philippine national youth basketball team, better known as Batang Gilas, defeated Thailand by 37, 86-49, to sweep the 2016 SEABA Under-18 tournament and win the championship on Thursday, April 28, in Medan, Indonesia.

By finishing first, the Philippines attains one of the 3 spots for the 2016 FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship to be held in Iran in July. The second and third-placers of the tourney, Thailand and Indonesia, also qualified.

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