Gilas Youth coach Sandy Arespacochaga is expecting have his young squad at full strength a little over a week before it flies to Doha in preparation for the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup.
Formerly the head coach of the men’s national team, seasoned tactician Tab Baldwin will be returning to the national program but this time, he will mentor the Gilas Pilipinas Youth, previously known as the Batang Gilas program.
Gilas Pilipinas will add a potent tactician to beef up its coaching staff ahead of the sixth window of the 2019 Fiba World Cup Qualifiers.
The Ateneo Blue Eagles stood tall against their bitter rival De La Salle Green Archers, giving them an 80-66 beating in the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball competition at the Mall of Asia Arena on Saturday.
You cannot please everyone — that is the exact sentiment of Ateneo's assistant coach Sandy Arespacochaga who was called "epal" or attention grabber for 'photo-bombing' in Ateneo's spotlessly clean dugout after their stint in the 2018…
“You’re gonna make this three.”
Many did not expect the Ateneo Blue Eagles to return to the UAAP Finals this year after three years of absence, and them many included Ateneo Coach Tab Baldwin.
Ateneo coach Sandy Arespacochaga said Verano’s great showing was a longtime coming for him, given the effort he has been putting so far this season. “We’ve seen glimpses of Raffy in some of the other games,” he said. “He’s a sparkplug for…