2015 FIBA Asia – Lebanon VS Philippines preview
01 Oct. 2015- Lebanon will face Philippines today in the 2015 FIBA Asia quarterfinals and the game will be broadcasted live on BeIn Sports 8! The game is crucial for both teams and Philippines has the upper hand after leading their group in the 2nd round and the unsettled performance of our players in the tournament so far! We trust that our players have the ability to match up with the opponent and win the game.
Philippines history in FIBA Asia:
When it comes to FIBA Asia history, Philippines is considered the 2nd best team in terms of achievements right behind China! Philippines owns a total of 9 medals in this championship and was crowned 5 times champions! In the last edition of FIBA Asia Philippines played the final against Iran and lost to grab the 2nd place.
FIBA Asia head to head – Lebanon VS Philippines:
Lebanon and Philippines met only one time in 1999 FIBA Asia first round. Lebanon secured the lead of the group B and defeated Philippines that failed to qualify to the 2nd round by 10 points 60-50. Philippines failed to qualify to the second round!
Philippines defeated Iran in the 2nd round and are definitely title contenders but we have players with a big heart!