The Philippines – Mighty Sports Apparel are scheduled for a head-to-head game against the team Iran at 3:00 P.M. on July 12, 2019 in Changhua Gymnasium, New Taipei City, Taiwan.
Mighty Sports will officially start its 2019 William Jones Cup in Taiwan and right-off the bat they will face the mighty Team Iran.
Team Philippines will be parading five imports in the Taiwan based tournament led by the already familiar names in Pinoy basketball scene.
Renaldo Balkman (former San Miguel Beermen import) and Eugene Phelps (former Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters import) will reinforce the Mighty Sports squad.
According to coach Charles Tiu, they still have no information who will be the players which team Iran sent to Jones Cup.
“We still don’t know which team Iran will be fielding, but I’m sure it’s not their elite team,” said Tiu
“Still, we have to play to the best that we can since we want to have a winning start,” he added.
Mighty Sports last international appearance was during the Dubai Invitational tournament which took place early this year. They finished third in that tournament.