Gilas Pilipinas vs Iran at the Big Dome
Gilas Pilipinas is set to play Iran in a tune-up game on June 7 and 8, 2016 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in preparation for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament this July.
Their 1st match on June 7 will be played in closed doors while the Gilas vs Iran match on June 8 will be available to the public. Iran is also preparing for the FIBA OQT, but they will play in Turin, Italy against Greece and host, Italy.
After this tune-up game, Gilas Pilipinas will train in Europe and might play in a friendly tournament against Italy, Canada and China in Bologna, Italy.
The last time Gilas Pilipinas and Iran faced each other was in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship in China where Gilas beat Iran, 87-73 led by Jayson Castro with 26 points. Read recap: Gilas Pilipinas defeats Iran