1978 FIBA World Championship Manila Video

#Flashback Manila was the host of the 1978 FIBA World Championship from October 1-14, 1978 held at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum and at the Araneta Coliseum. Yugoslavia won the Gold while Philippines finished with an 0-8 record.

Watch the World Cup Finals between Yugoslavia and USSR Video

Video uploaded by Sergio G.Ronrás

Philippine National Basketball Team Line-up in 1978
-Alex Clariño
-Steve Watson
-Edward Merced
-Federico Israel
-Ramon Cruz
-Federico Lauchengco
-Cesar Teodoro
-Bernardo Carpio
-Nathaniel Castillo
-Gregorio Gozum
-Leopoldo Herrera
-Cesar Yabut

Head Coach: Nic Jorge

Philippines was automatically included in the Semifinals being the host country

Semifinal Results
-Philippines lost to Yugoslavia, 101–117
-Philippines lost to Soviet Union, 110–63
-Philippines lost to Brazil, 72–119
-Philippines lost to Italy, 75–112
-Philippines lost to Australia, 97–52
-Philippines lost to Canada, 99–88
-Philippines lost to USA, 100–70

Classification Round for 7th Place
-Philippines lost to Australia, 74–92

4 Responses to 1978 FIBA World Championship Manila Video

  1. tol says:

    Anyari sa usa????

  2. randyanderson says:


  3. Gyward P. Calayag says:

    remember 1985 september 7 Cubao !

  4. erwax says:

    wala blema matalo sa Turkey kahapon sa tune-up, sanay na pala tayo…hehehe!

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