MANILA, Philippines 28, August 2018 – With a very tough and close fight for the semi-finals slot in Men’s Basketball, Filipinos on Twitter were still proud and grateful to Gilas Pilipinas’ (@smartgilasph) in fighting hard until the end with the defending champion South Korea during the #AsianGames2018. Filipino fans showed support to the team during the much-awaited face-off of the Philippines against its greatest rival South Korea during the Quarterfinals game.

Gilas vs South Korea

Filipinos have gathered on Twitter as they cheer for their rooting players of Gilas who fought well in the court. From Jordan Clarkson (@JordanClarksons), Paul Lee, Christian Standhardinger (@cstandhardinger) to Stanley Pringle who always spark every quarter of the game.

Here are the top Tweets during the face-off of Philippines with its greatest rival South Korea:

The most-awaited NBA Pinoy player Jordan Clarkson (@JordanClarksons) also won the hearts of the Filipinos in his great stunts in the game. As Gilas didn’t reached to semi-finals, fans hope he will continue to play for the Philippines.

Fellow Pinoy athletes and well-known personalities also bow to Gilas Pilipinas (@smartgilasph) for doing their best in the tough game between South Korea.

Despite of falling short against South Korea with a score of 91-82, Filipinos have expressed their respect and appreciation on Twitter for their hard-work and having #PUSO in every game.

Continue to support our Filipino Athletes in this year’s Asian Games by using #LabanPilipinas on Twitter. Don’t forget to use the official hashtag of the biggest sports event in asia #AsianGames2018 to follow @asiangames2018 for more updates.



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