The Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) of Secretary-General Graham C. Lim and President Quinteliano "Tiny" Z. Literal has finally appointed a real coach to handle the National Young Men's Team in Coach Joe Lipa!
Coach Lipa returns to coaching the national team for the first time since winning the gold medal at the 1997 SEA Games in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Qualified to join the team are Filipino players born in 1984 and later. Daily try-outs will be held at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum from 8:00PM to 10:00PM starting February 16.
The team is slated to compete in the Fourth ABC Young Men's Championship set for September 29 to October 8, 2004 in Tehran, Iran.
GO TEAM PHILIPPINES!