Cebu Chooks and Manila Chooks travel to Mongolia for FIBA 3×3 Ulaanbaatar Super Quest
CEBU CITY, Philippines – After dominating the recently concluded 2022 FIBA Asia-Pacific 3×3 Chooks-to-Go Super Quest, Cebu Chooks and Manila Chooks will fly to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to compete in the FIBA 3×3 Ulaanbaatar Super Quest.
The team left on Wednesday night and with them hope to replicate the success they had in Laguna last weekend.
The FIBA 3×3 Tier Eight Tournament will take place tomorrow, May 6, 2022 until Friday, with the pool stages taking place on the opening day while the knockout stages will take place one day later. late.
Cebu Chooks dominated the FIBA Asia-Pacific 3×3 Chooks-to-Go 2022 Super Quest led by Cebu pride Mac Tallo along with teammates Zach Huang, Brandon Ramirez and Cameroonian Mike Nzeusseu.
The same team will face other tournament teams in Ulaanbaatar, Zaisan, Sansar and Amgalan, as well as the Japanese team from Yokohama.
Meanwhile, Manila Chooks will have Chico Lanete, Dennis Santos, Ron Dennison and Nigerian Henry Iloka.
Chooks-to-Go president Ronald Mascariñas is grateful to the Mongolian organizing committee for helping secure Nzeusseu and Iloka’s visas. The two almost didn’t make the trip.
“We would like to express our gratitude to the LOC of this tournament for their quick action in helping to expedite the visa process for Mike Harry and Henry,” Mascariñas said.
“This act showed that 3×3 is more than just a competition, it’s a brotherhood,” he said.
Cebu Chooks will compete in Pool A with Ulaanbaatar, Amgalan and Yokohama.
Meanwhile, Manila will face Zaisan, Sansar and Zavkhan in Pool B.
Zaisan and Sansar both competed in last weekend’s FIBA Chooks-to-Go Asia-Pacific 3×3 Super Quest, with Manila beating Zaisan in the pool stage, 21-17.
The top three teams from each group will advance to the knockout stage, with the top seeds automatically earning semi-final berths.
Along with a ticket to the Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 Manila Masters due to take place May 28-29, the champion will take home $10,000 while runner-up will take home $5,000.
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