Filipinos are naturally hard-working people. Whether in the Philippines or abroad, they always excel in their chosen field.
Filipinos are known for their excellent behavior and attitude, abilities and competence, and being resourceful.
While many Filipinos in the UAE excel in various fields, several of their countrymen choose to shine in the field of sports.
Christopher Bautista, Raymond Suarez, Jose Palomares III, Bobby Aguila, Robert Daquis, Jude Flores are among the registered and licensed referees under the Samahang Basketball ng Pilipinas and affiliated with the FIBA Tournament, which is under the auspices of the Department of Culture and Tourism.
They are always seen participating in major basketball leagues in the capital and Dubai, enforcing the laws of the basketball game and controlling the match in cooperation with the other match officials.