(Smart Araneta Coliseum)
4 p.m. – Opening Ceremonies
6 p.m. – Boracay vs. Davao Occidental
8 p.m. – Sta. Rosa Laguna vs. Cagayan de Oro-PSP
Can a team of a former PBA MVP and ex-pros hack it against a squad raring to prove it still has what it takes?
That will be known when defending champion Davao Occidental tangles with Boracay today as the Pilipinas Super League Pro Division- Second Conference Dumper Cup presented by Dumper party-list and Winzer gets going at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
The match is set at 6 p.m., with a grand opening ceremony led by guest performers Boss Toyo, Mr. Phoebus, Zae, Paul N Ballin, and Ryssi at 4 p.m., expected to add glitz and glamor to the launch of the league’s new conference.
Sta. Rosa Laguna squares off with Cagayan de Oro-PSP in the other game at 8 in the evening in the tilt also supported by Wcube Solutions Inc., MDC, Unisol, Don Benitos, and Finn Cotton, with PBA and Gilas Pilipinas great Marc Pingris serving as Commissioner.
All eyes will be on the Islanders as coach
Jiniño Manansala parades a roster led by Jayjay Helterbrand, Mac Cardona, KG Canaleta, and actor Gerald Anderson.
Boracay will also be boosted by the core of NAASCU champion St. Clare College of Caloocan.
“We have a lot of respect for Boracay. We know what they’re capable of,” Tigers assistant coach Don Dulay said.
“They’re gonna be competitive,”
After ruling the maiden Pearl of the Orient Cup last April, the Cocolife-backed Davao Occidental crew is raring to win it all anew.
Mainstays John Wilson, Bonbon Custodio, Larry Rodgriguez, Gab Dagangon, Rob Celiz, and Emman Calo, and Earnest Alao will carry the fight for the Tigers who will be backstopped by prized addition Kyt Jimenez.
Cagayan de Oro-PSP, which will field rappers Jose Mari Espiritu a.k.a. “Pricetagg” and Nik Makino, will bank on Jeff Comia.
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