Gilas Pilipinas, the Philippines men's national basketball team, will open its 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge campaign against India.
Both teams are members of Group B, which includes Chinese Taipei.
2016 FIBA Asia Challenge: Philippines vs. India Game InfoHere's the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge information for Philippines vs. India.
- Result: India beat Philippines, 91-83
- Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016
- Start Time: 12:15 a.m. (Philippine Standard Time)
- Venue: Azadi Basketball Hall, Tehran
- TV Info: Aksyon TV (Live) | TV5 (12:30 pm)
- Statistics: FIBA.com - Boxscore
- Full Video: Courtesy of Sports5 YouTube Channel
- Highlights: Courtesy of FIBA YouTube Channel
The Philippines qualified for this year's FIBA Asia Challenge, the first step to qualify for the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup, after placing first in the Southeast Asian Basketball Association (SEABA) Cup in Bangkok, Thailand last May.
The Indian team secured the spot for this tournament after easily winning the South Asian Basketball (SABA) Championship that was held in Bengaluru earlier this July.