Manila, Philippines [8/31/2016] The opening of the UNTV Cup Season 5 and the arrival of basketball enthusiasts flooded at the Mall of Asia Arena on August 29th 2016. For this season, 13 teams will vie for the championship title and their chosen charity.
A crowd of excited fans arrived early to get the best seats and to meet up close and personal of their favorite team players. The crowd outside the MOA, cheering their and singing as they waited for the gates to open.
In anticipation of the much-awaited opening, singers Jay R and Jed Madela serenade the crowd on their current hit singles. On the lighter side, AJ and Le Chazz entertains the crowd with their funny tag lines. Both a veteran in stand-up comedy.
The introduction of the 13 groups is followed by Fortunato “Atoy” Co’s announcement with minor changes consist of 2 groups. Here as follows:
Ombudsman Graft Busters
DOJ Justice Boosters
Welcome the new team, the BOC (Bureau of Customs) Transformers which is supported by Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon. Marlou Aquino also joins the team joining fellow veteran Kenneth Duremdes.
A ceremonial toss between the AFP Cavaliers and the Senate Defenders’ start of the opening game. On the first 2 quarters, both teams are having a hard time making points. AFP won the first game with a score of 85- 71.
Apalit, Pampanga, Philippines [8/28/2016] The UNTV Cup Season 5 will feature two of the Philippines most talented singers. Mall of Asia Arena (MOA) is the place to be on August 29, 2016. A basketball event you should not miss.
Kuya Daniel Razon spearheaded one of the firsts in public services in the country. This basketball event is specially formed to promote comradery and is the first and one of a kind charity basketball league.
Jed “The Singer’s Singer” Madela, with a countless success to his credit, he took part in the performing arts boot camp, joining the Team Philippines. Mentoring kids gives him a feeling of fulfillment. He is also referred to as “The Voice.”
Jay R, Philippines’ RNB King, also has his hands on taking part into collaborating with different artists like “Kaya Natin Ito” which is a tribute to the Typhoon Ondoy. The proceeds is given to the Philippine Red Cross and Gawad Kalinga.
Both artists has the heart into public service. Both artists had been a constant guest artist to many events of Kuya Daniel Razon. UNTV Cup Season 5 will not be complete without the full support of Bro. Eli Soriano of the Members Church of God International (MCGI) also known as Ang Dating Daan.
Funny tandem of AJ and Le Chazz will also tickle your funny bones.
Apalit, Pampanga, Philippines The UNTV Cup Season 5 Ang Liga ng Public Servants opening ceremony will take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on August 29, 2016. Biggest surprise is that “Pambansang Kamao” and Senator Manny Pacquiao will be joining the team Senate Defenders. Both senators’ Joel Villanueva and Sonny Angara is a fan of the boxing champ.
Setting aside of his boxing gloves, now with the Senate Defenders jersey, will they be the one to beat? Will Manny Pacquiao help to knock other teams?