UP’s Desiderio, Gomez de Liaño to make most of chance to play for Gilas

first_imgMeralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours And as expected, the two Fighting Maroons are overwhelmed to be part of the pool.“I’m so happy,” said Desiderio, who was part of the Batang Gilas team which competed in the 2014 Fiba Under-17 World Championship in Dubai. “I was in Cebu and (Gilas assistant) coach Ryan (Betia) was trying to call me. When I received his text, I wanted to immediately come back to Manila.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThe 18-year-old Gomez de Liaño, who previously donned the national tri-colors in the 2015 Fiba Asia Under-16 Championship in Jakarta, also shared the same sentiment.“I actually got shocked when I got the call from SBP saying that I made the pool for 2023. I was really excited for it and looking forward to working with these guys. I’m really thankful for it,” he said. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. “It’s exciting for UP’s future since both of us were handpicked,” said Gomez de Liaño.“This will be big for us especially that this will be my last year. So it’s huge that I’m here with Juan because once our wings graduate, he will be the one to lead the team and carry UP. So I’m really happy for him,” he said. Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netGiven this rare chance to join some of the best basketball players in the country, both are reveling in this opportunity to learn valuable lessons.“It’s really overwhelming,” said Gomez de Liaño, who was feted as the UAAP Season 80 Rookie of the Year. “This is the first time I met all of them and I hope to learn from Gabe Norwood and Jayson Castro because I like their playing styles. I’ll just make the most of this once in a lifetime opportunity, just enjoying the process because I’m still young.”Desiderio added: “This will be a big help for my basketball career because I’ll learn so much from them.”Both are also well aware that the 2023 is still a long way to go.And right now, they are optimistic that this stint could only help them for the better as they seek to tow UP to the Final Four for the first time in two decades in the next UAAP season.ADVERTISEMENT Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netFrom University of the Philippines to Gilas Pilipinas.State U was well represented in coach Chot Reyes’ “23-for-23” list with the inclusion of Paul Desiderio and Juan Gomez de Liaño, who attended the national team’s evening practice session on Monday at Meralco Gym.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Castro hopes young guns grow up quickly in time for 2023 Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone View comments LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

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Championship kits: All the confirmed 2018/19 strips revealed

first_img ROUND-UP 20 Preston North End confirmed away kit 20 Ipswich Town confirmed home kit Is that Brazil? No, it’s Preston’s away shirt. 20 20 The Potters have stuck with their classic red and white striped design with a ribbed collar, while it also features fully sublimated stripes on the back for the first time since 2015/16. Very stripey, very Stoke. impact Macclesfield set for further EFL sanctions after Plymouth match is called off Bolton have gone for a two-tone striped number with their new home jersey. The black side panels have gone from last season. No sign of the away strip just yet. 20 Cardiff and Preston play out stalemate in Championship early kick-off Bristol City away kit Orient chief gives update on manager search after ‘unfortunate’ Fletcher sacking 20 Brentford confirmed away kit Derby County confirmed home kit Ipswich Town confirmed away kit Bannan penalty helps Sheffield Wednesday strengthen grip on play-off place ‘close’ Traditional #Swans ⚪️⚫️ pic.twitter.com/aII4lqWpHd— Swansea City AFC (@SwansOfficial) June 25, 2018Swansea City confirmed away kit Hull defender MacDonald given all-clear after battle with bowel cancer 20 20 Ipswich have gone for a bright number – ‘solar orange’ no less – as their away jersey with some black detailing. Not sure. 20 Leeds lose at Fulham, West Brom held, Charlton’s winless run continues QPR confirmed home kit 20 ALL THE LATEST EFL NEWS The Millers have gone for a similar design to last season’s shirt, retaining the white sleeves, but have added two-tone red stripes to the mix. Because they can. Preston North End confirmed home kit 20 The Bees have gone for brown, yes brown, and orange for their new away kit, with fans dubbing it the ‘jaffa cake’. It’s certainly different. Their new home strip will be released in early July. Stoke City, in their new residence, came firing out of the blocks with a bold, new purple away strip.talkSPORT.com have been trawling the web and have put together all the confirmed shirts we can find for the 2018/19 season.You can see them all below…Birmingham City confirmed home kit 20 Bristol City home kit Rotherham confirmed home kitcenter_img 20 It’s a blue and white, it has hoops and it’s QPR. The Tractor Boys have gone back to having white sleeves and decided to add a splash of red to the shoulders. Why not? GREAT NEWS Boro’s new home strip is inspired by the kit worn by the team in 1986, the year the club fought back from extinction, while they have ditched the white away colours and gone for dark blue with sky blue detailing. Pretty good. Stoke City confirmed away kit 20 Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ ICYMI | Yesterday we released our new 🔵⚫️ 2018/19 away kit… #rufchttps://t.co/sOLE6IMGN0 pic.twitter.com/U0HYBxHOpy— Rotherham United (@OfficialRUFC) June 1, 2018Stoke City confirmed home kit The eye-catching away kit is a re-emergence of a classic design from the past, say the club. First worn during the 1992/93 campaign, the purple design coincided with the Potters romping to the Second Division title. No pressure, lads. Bristol City’s home shirt is very different to last’s season design, which was red with thin white stripes. Dunder makes it. 20 Bolton Wanderers confirmed home kit 20 REPLY Bristol City have also released their away strip for the new season, opting for a black and white number. It has a different crest to the home shirt, with this one containing a robin perched on a football in front of the Clifton Suspension Bridge, in a nod to a past design. Apparently. QPR confirmed away kit 20 20 What do you think of the 2018/19 Away Kit? 😍#FollowTheDerbyAway pic.twitter.com/D2tgLosqh6— Derby County (@dcfcofficial) June 18, 2018Hull City confirmed home kit For their away number, they have decided to go bright and swapped the red for orange. Interesting. Swansea City confirmed home kitThe Swans have gone for a traditional all white design with five thin black lines down each side, as well a black cuff flash. CONFUSION EFL result Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship Classic white shirt, blue shorts and striped socks. Very Preston. Middlesbrough confirmed home and away kits As well as a new manager (Frank Lampard, in case you’ve been in hiding) Derby have also confirmed their new home kit. It’s a simple, classic design. The Blues have gone for an 80s style home shirt with a modern twist, so they say, incorporating the three Adidas stripes. goalless The average attendance in the Championship is higher than Spain’s LaLiga, France’s Ligue 1 and Italy’s Serie A.With that many people watching, you really ought to nail your kit design. Rotherham confirmed away kitWho do they think they are, Inter Milan? We like it. stalemate 20 Derby County confirmed away kitThe Rams have also released their new away shirt. They’ve gone for an evening blue colour. Pretty nice too. Yep, it really is that bright of a pink. #Nofilterneeded. The Tigers’ new home kit sees the continuation of a black-and-amber-striped design. Beautifully modelled. The away shirt has yet to be released. last_img read more

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