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Manny Pacquiao is part of the Philippine delegation now in Tokyo for the Final Bid Presentation for the hosting of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup while China is represented by Yao Ming.
According to the FIBA Executive Committee, the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup will be played in Asia with only two countries left as candidates, China and Philippines. Final presentation of China and Philippines will be on August 7 in Tokyo.
Let us give a warm welcome to our new Gilas Pilipinas Head Coach Tab Baldwin!
Tab Baldwin has agreed to a 4-year contract with the option to renew for another year if we qualify for the 2019 FIBA World Cup. First Tournament of our new Gilas Coach is the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship in Wuhan, China which will give us a chance to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics if we win the tournament.
Know more about Tab Baldwin at Who is Tab Baldwin?
Former Gilas Pilipinas Head Coach Chot Reyes congratulates Tab Baldwin
Philippines is one of the 6 countries being considered to host the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the other countries in the shortlist are China, Germany, France, Qatar and Turkey. The 6 candidates can also be considered as hosts for the 2023 FIBA World Cup.
Timeline of Selection of Host for 2019 FIBA World Cup
Dec 15-16, 2014 – Meeting in FIBA Headquarters in Geneva for the 6 candidates
Jan 2015 – Site visit with FIBA Officials in the 6 countries