THE Gilas Pilipinas will head over to Doha, Qatar to compete in Group A of the third and final window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.
Fiba announced that Qatar would serve as the new host for Group A after the Philippines cancelled its hosting of the games because of the travel restrictions the government has imposed due to the rise of Covid-19 cases.
This development means that the national team would be travelling to Doha to compete in games against Korea on Feb. 18 and 22 as well as Indonesia on the 20th.
The Gilas needs to win only a game to gain entry into the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup in Indonesia on Aug. 16.
Games in Group B and E are also being held in Doha.
The Gilas has been steadfast in their training inside the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba, Laguna.
The training pool is almost complete as they are now just awaiting the arrival of NBA prospect Kai Sotto. / JNP