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To local basketball fans, Biboy Enguio is known for playing for the University of the East from 2009-11 under head coach Lawrence Chongson.
Ex-UE Warrior Biboy Enguio plays for Indonesia in FIBA 3x3 World Cup
Rick Olivares (philstar.com) - June 8, 2018 - 3:20pm

MANILA, Philippines – The country in front of his jersey says “Indonesia,” but for 30-year-old Ebrahim “Biboy” Enguio, he’s “still the number one fan of Gilas.”

The six-foot-flat Enguio is suiting up for Indonesia in the 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup. To local basketball fans, Biboy Enguio is known for playing for the University of the East from 2009-11 under head coach Lawrence Chongson.

“Pagkatapos ng UAAP, naglaro na ako sa Indonesia,” related Enguio, who suited up for Aspac Jakarta. He is currently playing for CLS Knights Indonesia in the Asean Basketball League.

Biboy is half-Filipino, half-Indonesian and grew up in Alabang. His mother is Julieta Gavino Lopez while his father is Salem Lukman Enguio.

“Hindi naman problem naglalaro para sa Indonesia,” explained Enguio. “Half-Indonesian naman ako. Mahirap lang pagkalaban ang Pilipinas.”

Biboy has suited up for Indonesia and the 2015 and 2017 Southeast Asian Games. “Big deal na kami nila Arki Wisnu and Mario Wuysang na parehong Fil-American tumulong sa pag-improve ng Indonesian basketball. Malayo pa sila sa Philippine basketball at malaking bagay din makatulong.”

Enguio admitted that he was a late addition to Indonesia’s 3x3 squad. He was only called up a few days ago.

“Suwerte rin na nagbabakasyon ako rito sa Pilipinas. Pero iba yung adjustment sa 3x3 basketball. Iba rin,” he continued.

Indonesia lost to Estonia, 22-10, in their first match of the Fiba 3x3 World Cup with Enguio accounting for two his team’s points.

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