The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) was lauded for its recent hosting of the final window of the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers in Clark, Pampanga.
FIBA Executive Director for Asia Hagop Khajirian expressed his gratitude to the SBP in a statement on Wednesday.
“On behalf of FIBA Asia Board Members, please accept our sincere appreciation for the excellent effort and support you and your staff provided in organizing and hosting FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers Window 3 postponed games of Group A and Group B,” his statement read.
“Having organized such an impressive event, especially during these challenging times, involves enormous amounts of time and energy which contributed substantially to its success.”
The FIBA executive also congratulated the SBP and Gilas Pilipinas for qualifying for the FIBA Asia Cup, which will be held in two months in Indonesia.
“All your diligent work and commitment paid off… Thank you for your gracious hospitality and we look forward to meeting you at the big event in August in Jakarta.”