Several politikos erupted in jubilation after Gilas Pilipinas defeated defending champion Iran at the FIBA Asia tournament in China.
Senators Pia Cayetano, JV Ejercito, Sonny Angara, Bam Aquino and TG Guingona sent their congratulatory messages via Twitter after the local team showed its heart and grit in toppling down Iran at 87-73.
Also ecstatic with the Gilas win were Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, Cebu Rep. Luigi Quisumbing, Camarines Sur Governor Migz Villafuerte and Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno.
@jvejercito Gilas Pilipinas defeats powerhouse Iran! Wow!!! Iba na ang may puso maglaro!
— JV Ejercito (@jvejercito) September 28, 2015
— Bam Aquino (@bamaquino) September 28, 2015
Woohooo! Go Gilas!!!!
— Luigi Quisumbing (@luigiquisumbing) September 28, 2015
— Senator TG Guingona (@TgGuingona) September 28, 2015