United City will be virtually intact for the upcoming Philippines Football League (PFL) season after the club formerly known as Ceres Negros kept most of its players in its AFC Cup lineup.
Spanish striker Bienve Marañon is the latest re-signing of United City through a social media announcement on Sunday night.
Gilas Men, Japan assured
of spots in FIBA WC ‘23
Gilas Pilipinas Men and Japan are assured of slots in the 2023 FIBA World Cup, the first time that multiple nations will collaborate as hosts, as announced by FIBA last night.
The world's basketball governing body said both squads, which participated in last year's edition of the quadrennial event, are now seeded into the main tournament as direct qualifiers.
The Philippines last hosted the FIBA World Cup in 1978 with all games taking place at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.