‘Ompong’ delays Team Pilipinas’ Manila flight ahead of Qatar game

first_imgGroin injury forces Haddadi to limited minutes vs Gilas After its disappointing 81-73 loss to Iran, Gilas Pilipinas will still have to endure nearly half a day wait in Dubai International Airport after the team’s flight home got delayed for 12 hours due to typhoon OmpongADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum LATEST STORIEScenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college 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 MOST READ Taking a connecting flight from Tehran to Manila, the team’s original arrival time in the Philippines was at 8:30 pm on Friday.With the delay, they are now expected to return to the country Saturday morning, leaving them with barely two days to prepare for their game against Qatar Monday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe loss to Iran puts the Filipinos in a must-win situation against the Qataris if they want to keep their advantage in the top half of Group F standings.Currently, Gilas Pilipinas is at no. 3 with a 4-3 record with Japan and Kazakhstan trailing by a game. View commentslast_img read more