E-Gilas Philippines aims 5-game sweep to clinch 1st FIBA Esports Open championship

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Team Philippines scores a dunk during the basketball game against Indonesia. Screengrab from SBP live stream video.

The E-Gilas Philippine team is going for a 5-game sweep of its finals series with Team Indonesia to seal its claim on the first FIBA Esports Open title on Sunday night.

Team Philippines had already notched a 4-0 record against Indonesia prior to its final game on the evening of June 21, 2020, to make its official claim on the FIBA Esports Open South East Asia Conference championship title.

E-Gilas dominated the following finals matches against the Indons:

Game 1: 56-29
Game 2: 64-30
Game 3: 66-34
Game 4: 79-44

The E-Gilas’ basketball players taking the Philippines to the championship are Philippe “Izzo” Alcaraz IV, Clark Banzon, Aljon “Shintarou” Cruzin, Custer “Aguilar” Galas, and Rial Polog, with Rocky “Rak” Brana and David “Alt” Timajo as reserves.

E-Gilas goes up for its final match at 6:45 pm live streaming on Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas – SBP Facebook page here for the first-ever international esports competition for national teams, the FIBA Esports Open 2020.

The Philippines had also shown its dominance in Esports, winning the gold at its first run at the 30th Southeast Asian Games in 2019.

SEND CONGRATULATIONS in the comments below to the E-Gilas Team Philippines for clinching the 1st FIBA Esports Open SEA Conference Championship Title!

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