Philippines men's national sepak takraw team

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The Philippines men's national sepak takraw team represents the Philippines in international sepak takraw matches and competitions and is organized by the Philippine Amateur Sepak Takraw Association.

History[edit]

The Philippines has been competing in the sepak takraw events of the Southeast Asian Games.

The national team composing of joined the first ISTAF World Cup in 2011 which was hosted by Malaysia winning over Bangladesh and Brunei enabling the team to join the inaugural 2011–12 ISTAF SuperSeries (ISS). The head coach for the 2011-2012 season was Rodolfo Eco led by players, John John Bobier and Jason Huerte.[1]

At the King's Cup, the Philippines won the gold medal of Division I of the doubles event by defeating Brunei by 3-2.[2]

They were set to participate at the next ISS series in 2013–14 but they did not enter in any of the four tournaments of the series. The Philippines was to be led by head coach Hector Memarion.[1]

The Philippines did not participate at the first three tournaments of the 2014–15 ISTAF SuperSeries and were only invited to enter the fourth and Final tournament along with India after China and Indonesia withdrew from the ISS Final.[3] The Philippines later made its best finish in the ISTAF SuperSeries so far by beating Japan in the third-place play-off.[4]

Competitive records[edit]

Recent squad[edit]

The following players composes the Philippines national team at the 2014–15 ISTAF SuperSeries

  • Jason Huerte
  • Emmanuel Escote
  • Rheyjey Orouste
  • Arnel Isorena
  • Ronsited Gabayeron

Source: ISTAF SuperSeries

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Philippine National Men's Team". Official Sepak Takraw Website. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  2. ^ Navarro, June (17 July 2012). "PH sepak takraw team nails King's Cup gold medal". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  3. ^ Lilley, Drew (22 October 2015). "Sepaktakdrew: Let's hear it for the dark horses!". ISTAF Super Series.
  4. ^ Chua, Shane (24 October 2015). "Malaysia fall to Thailand in dramatic final". ISTAF Super Series. Retrieved 25 October 2015.

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