In case you didn’t know it yet, APL MCANDREI “ANDY” GEMAO, a high flying 15-year old from Iligan City whose dunking skills went viral in social media is part of the Gilas youth squad in the ongoing FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship in Doha, Qatar.

The 6-foot Gemao was officially named to the final roster in early June this year. At 15 years old, he is the youngest in the team.

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He wears No. 7 on his jersey.

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In his first game against Kuwait, the six-foot Gemao finished with 5 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal.

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In yesterday’s losing effort against Japan, Gemao had 6 points, 6 rebounds and an assist.

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Gemao’s athleticism and basketball skills proved to be his ticket to the national team.

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Gemao played for Corpus Christi Grade School in Cagayan de Oro before he was recruited by National University.

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Gemao’s dunking skills went trending in social media last year. A few months ago, he was interviewed by GMA Regional TV.

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