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FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers 5th Window Results and Standings

Australia, New Zealand and South Korea already qualified for the 2019 FIBA World Cup at the end 5th window of the FIBA Qualifiers while Gilas Pilipinas lost 2 games at home and might lose the chance to qualify for the FIBA World Cup in China.

Gilas Fans at MOA Arena

2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers 5th Window Results
November 29-30 Results
New Zealand defeated Jordan, 95-69

Guiao: Gilas at crossroads after disappointing FIBA WC fifth window

Gilas Coach Yeng Guiao

After going winless on back to back heartbreaking defeats in the fifth window of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers, Gilas Pilipinas head coach Yeng Guiao believes the national squad has some interesting decisions to make for both the immediate and long-term futures.

Gilas once again dropped a close affair on Monday night when they were outplayed to the finish line by Iran, 78-70. Overall, they went empty-handed in the fifth window as they lost to Kazakhstan prior, 92-88.

Gilas Pilipinas vs Iran FIBA Qualifiers Highlights Video

Iran defeated Gilas Pilipinas, 78-70 for the 5th window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers held at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Watch Gilas Pilipinas vs Iran FIBA Qualifiers Highlights Video

FIBA WC: Iran fourth quarter surge sends Gilas to heartbreaking loss

Gilas Pilipinas vs Iran

Mohammad Jamshidi and Behnam Yakchali joined hands to lead Iran in a big fourth quarter comeback to stun Gilas Pilipinas anew, 78-70 in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers fifth window on Monday, December 3 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Playing without the presence of veteran stars Hamed Haddadi and Samad Nikkhah Bahrami, Jamshidi and Yakchali carried the load for the Iranians.

FIBA WC: Gilas ‘eager’ to win, Iran seeking ‘surprise’ in vital clash

Gilas Pilipinas FIBA Qualifiers

Gilas Pilipinas will resume action in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers fifth window on Monday, December 3 needing a victory over powerhouse Iran to stay in the upper half of their group standings.

FIBA WC: Returning Castro, Rosario ready for vital roles vs Iran

Troy Rosario and Jayson Castro

After finally finishing serving their suspensions, Gilas Pilipinas mainstays Jayson Castro and Troy Rosario will be seeing action for the national team in an all-important affair against Iran on Monday, December 3 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Back in PH squad after 9 years, Santos looking forward to contribute

Arwind Santos - Gilas Pilipinas

Nine years after he last suited up for the national team, veteran Arwind Santos will return to the international scene once more when he plays for Gilas Pilipinas against Iran in the fifth window of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers.

Standhardinger hopes to be in top shape for Gilas against Iran

Christian Standhardinger vs Iran

Fil-German big man Christian Standhardinger leads four changes in the Gilas Pilipinas roster for their virtual must-win game against Iran in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers fifth window on Monday, December 3 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Standhardinger will replace Stanley Pringle, who scored 29 points in a gallant loss to Kazakhstan last Friday, in the naturalized player spot.

With their suspensions done, Jayson Castro William and Troy Rosario will rejoin the national squad too. Arwind Santos will make his Gilas debut.