The Philippines will be sharing the world basketball stage on August 30 in the much-awaited FIBA World Cup in Spain after a 40-year absence in the prestigious international basketball tournament, and TV5 stands at the forefront of rallying for the national team by bringing the EXCLUSIVE LIVE free-TV airing of all the Gilas Pilipinas games to millions of Filipino fans across the country.
Every Filipino can share the spirit of national pride as we all collectively witness the remarkable journey of our national team as they play the best games of their lives and fight to bring honor to our country.
But before Gilas Pilipinas heads into the biggest tournament in the world, the team will be playing tune-up games in Europe against the best international teams of Angola, Australia, Ukraine, Egypt, and France – dubbed “Gilas Pilipinas vs The World.” The series of games will be EXCLUSIVELY seen on TV5.
And to help you learn more about Gilas Pilipinas and the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Sports5 will be giving updates and interviews via the FIBA World Cup Primer from August 25 to 29 at .
Finally, the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain officially opens on with TV5 as the ONLY Free TV channel with LIVE coverage of Gilas Pilipinas games, starting with Croatia at , followed by the Gilas Pilipinas game agains Greece on , and versus Argentina at , also on . Puerto Rico is the team’s opponent on , while the game against Senegal caps off the preliminary round on .
All these will be brought to every Filipino home by Sports5, the same winning team that brought the 27th FIBA Asia Championship last August 2013.#