Published on March 6th, 2015 | by DLSU Sports0
Five Green Archers included in 16-man Sinag pool
Green Archers Jeron Teng, Prince Rivero, Almond Vosotros, Norbert Torres and Arnold Van Opstal were named as part of the 16-man Sinag Pilipinas pool that shall compete in the upcoming 11th Southeast Asia Basketball Association (SEABA) Championship and the 28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.
Completing the cast are Ateneo’s Kiefer and Thirdy Ravena, San Beda’s Baser Amer, National University’s Ray Parks, Glenn Khobuntin and Troy Rosario, FEU’s Mac Belo, UST’s Kevin Ferrer, Arellano University’s Jiovanni Jalalon, University of Perpetual Help’s Scottie Thompson and Gilas Pilipinas naturalized center Marcus Douthit.
Newly-appointed Gilas Pilipinas Tab Baldwin will be the head coach of this Sinag Pilipinas squad. Also included in his coaching staff are the likes of FEU head coach Nash Racela, Josh Reyes, FEU Baby Tams head coach Mike Oliver, and former Talk N’ Text Tropang Texters point guard Jimmy Alapag.
In addition, some of the DLSU players that made the cut showed their gratitude by posting it in their personal Twitter accounts.
I am so blessed to be part of the 16-man pool. #SinagPilipinas
— Almond Vosotros (@VossAlmond17) March 6, 2015
Blessed and happy to be in this position
— Norbert (@norbear6) March 6, 2015
So blessed to be part of this. Time to get to work. #Puso
— Arnold van Opstal (@Arnoldvanopstal) March 6, 2015
Although this 16-man roster was announced, it will be the final 12-man lineup that will represent the country in the SEABA championship and the SEA Games which will be held in Singapore.
The SEABA Champioship will take place from April 27 to May 4 while the SEA Games will push through from June 5 to June 16.
Lastly, this also serves as a qualifier to the FIBA Asia Men’s Championship to be held in Changsha, China this coming September.