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Philippines basketball coach quits after World Cup shutout
Manila, Sept 11, 2019 (AFP) - The Philippines basketball coach resigned and apologised to the hoops-mad nation Wednesday after the national squad failed to win a game at the FIBA Basketball World Cup and finished dead last.
Yeng Guiao's team were blown out by a combined 105 points by Italy and Serbia to open their campaign in Group D at the tournament in China, and also lost to Angola in overtime, 84-81.
The Gilas, ranked 31st in t ...