Mascariñas backs new Philippines women’s 3×3 basketball league

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Businessman Ronald Mascariñas, owner of the title sponsor of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 men's basketball league, has announced plans for a female 3x3 league, with a view to helping the Philippines field a women's team in 3x3 basketball at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

The Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 men's league is organised by the country's national basketball federation, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, and sponsored by Mascariñas' roast chicken brand. It was formed in 2018 to help the Philippines qualify for the 3x3 basketball event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which it duly did.

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