BACOLOD City's pride SamJosef Belangel will again serve as team captain for the Gilas Under 16 basketball team which will see action in the 4th Fiba Asia U16 Championship in Jakarta, Indonisia.
The national team will compete from October 27 to November 7 against its neighbors in the tournament which serves as qualifying for the U17 World Championship 2016.
With Belangel are fellow Ateneo de Manila Blue Eaglets Sean Dave Ildefonso, Gian Robert Mamuyac, Ralph Matthew Escalona, Andre Aveen Flores, and Jason Marie Lorenzo Credo.
From University of the Philippines are Juan Gerardo Gomez de Liano and Will Allen Gozum.
The rest of the Seaba champs are John Mark Lagumen of San Beda College-Rizal, Kris Harvey Pagsanjan of Hope Christian High School, Jethro Publico of University of the East and Jonas Raphael Tibayan of Chiang Kai Shek High School.
Team manager Andrew Teh, head coach Michael Oliver, Jr., assistant coaches Jonas Jaime Mendoza and Horacio Lim and coordinator Dennis Llames and the nationals will fly via Philippine Air Lines on October 17 and return home on November 8.