PH U18 team scores stunner in handball tilt

first_imgWhatever the results, Philippine Handball Federation secretary general Ernesto Jay Adalem said he is pleased by how tough the Filipinos carried themselves against the well established Indonesian squad.“We are preparing for the youth and junior teams because this is where we have the biggest chances of winning in the region,” said Adalem who accompanied the two teams in Malaysia.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe PH U18 dropped its debut Wednesday night to title favorite Thailand, 40-22, in a match that saw the Filipinos leading in the first 10 minutes.The country’s U20 team (juniors) suffered its second straight defeat Wednesday, bowing to Malaysia, 39-18. It also lost to Indonesia Tuesday, 34-25. Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PH handball youth (U18) team after winning over Indonesia.The Philippines Under-18 handball team scored a stunning 40-25 upset over favorite Indonesia late Wednesday to boost its medal chances in the IHF Trophy Zone 1B in Shah Alam Selangor, Malaysia.Making a case for the sport that is relatively new in the country, the PH team can make the finals with a win against host Malaysia late Thursday. Otherwise, it will be relegated to bronze medal match.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC LATEST STORIES “Our junior team (U20) are mostly youth players (U18) because we are preparing them for future tournaments,” said head coach Joanna Franquelli.Franquelli said the event coincides with coaching course to be attended by three Filipino coaches and conducted by German mentor Wolfgang Luwak.The IHF Trophy is program for developing countries for handball and is fully subsided by the International Handball Federation.ADVERTISEMENT Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ 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 If impressive against Matthysse, Pacquiao eyes Lomachenko fight View comments Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water recedinglast_img read more