first_imgJake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Kobe Bryant shares which university he would have chosen for college CONTRIBUTED PHOTOGilas Pilipinas on Tuesday arrived in Tokyo, Japan for the Fiba World Cup qualifying.National team coach Chot Reyes snapped a photo of the squad on his Instagram account. Gilas takes on Japan on Friday.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson “Touchdown Tokyo #gilasWCQ,” he wrote. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Naturalized center Andray Blatche, four-time PBA Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo, and lead guard Jayson Castro lead the 15-man pool.Joining the three are veteran national team members Gabe Norwood, Calvin Abueva, and Japeth Aguilar, together with Raymond Almazan, Allein Maliksi, Troy Rosario, Kevin Alas, sophomores Roger Pogoy, Matthew Wright, Mac Belo, and Carl Bryan Cruz, and rookie Kiefer Ravena.Terrence Romeo missed the trip due to a knee injury.The duel between Gilas and Japan will be held at Komazawa Olympic Park General Sports Gymnasium in Tokyo.The team, then, flies back home to host Chinese Taipei on Nov. 27 at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Reyes is expected to name the final 12-man roster on Thursday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img read more

first_img“We did our best; we don’t think there is need to panic. We have a chance over 90 minutes on Tuesday and looking at the quality of the opponent, if we behave better we can have it ,” Kimanzi said on Friday morning when the team touched down from Khartoum.His sentiments were echoed by striker John Avire who made his debut in national team colors, saying they have the ability to score all the three goals and progress.The Harambee Stars Under 23 team jetting back from their AFCON U23 qualifying match against Sudan“If we work as a team, there’s nothing that can stop us. We believe that playing at home we will score many goals enough to take us through to the next round. We were unfortunate in the first leg but we can be better,” Avire noted.Looking back at the first leg, Kimanzi believes the team should have done better. They conceded the first goal after a mix up in defense with keeper Brian Bwire spilling the ball while the second was off a soft penalty.“It’s a game we believed we were bit unlucky. We gave everything and tried to put things together to ensure we have a safe second leg. We still looked strong even at 2-0 down, we tried to play in a way to be clever and handle the situation,” the tactician offered.Stars need to win the game by a three goal margin to progress to the next round where a date with either Libya or Nigeria lay in wait. Libya beat Nigeria 2-0 in the first leg played in Tunisia.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Harambee Stars Under-23 head coach Francis Kimanzi shares a light moment with senior team coach Sebastien Migne during the 2020 Olympic Qualifier against Mauritius at Kasarani Stadium on November 14, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 22 – Harambee Stars Under-23 head coach Francis Kimanzi is optimistic the team can overturn their 2-0 deficit when they face Sudan in the return leg of the Africa Under-23 Cup of Nations qualifier in Nairobi on Tuesday.Waleed Bakhiet scored twice in Khartoum on Wednesday to leave the Emerging Stars with a mountain to climb ahead of the second leg, but Kimanzi believes judging on the quality of the two teams, his young guns have the ability to fire right and progress to the next round.last_img read more