The 3x3 U18 World Championship kicked off the competition on Thursday with tournament favorites United States, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Germany and Poland all winning their first three games. But like all tourneys, it also produced surprises with 26th seed Philippines also sweeping their initial assignments.
Day 2 of U18 3x3 action in Jakarta, Indonesia is about to get underway with the Philippines facing Asian rival China and Hungary. Meanwhile, Pool D will feature the battle of the Undefeated between Poland and Germany. While the United States is out to keep their clean record intact as they play Czech Republic in Guatemala.
The girls 3x3 play will also kick off today with the United States facing Guam, Italy against Tunisia, Chinese Taipei battling Estonia, Brazil locking horns with Bulgaria and Puerto Rico taking on Spain.
Live Streaming Schedule - Must Watch games (Boys - Indonesia Time)
Brazil vs. Venezuela (3:30 p.m), Poland vs. Germany (5:20 p.m), United States vs. Czech Republic (5:40 p.m), Indonesia vs. Qatar (6:00 p.m), Russia vs. Puerto Rico (6:20 p.m), Spain vs. Poland (8:00 p.m), Argentina vs. Indonesia (8:20 p.m), Lithuania vs. New Zealand (8:40 p.m), Slovakia vs. Russia (9:00 p.m) and Estonia vs. Indonesia (4:00 p.m).
The Philippines U18 3x3 team, which is comprised by Thirdy Ravena, Kobe Paras, Prince Rivero and Arvin Tolention, needs to win at least two games for them to safely advance into the knockout stages of the tournament.
Remaining Group Stages Games for the Philippine 3x3 Team: