Opening ceremony day pits super squads Petron, Cignal | Inquirer Sports

Opening ceremony day pits super squads Petron, Cignal

/ 03:23 AM June 10, 2017

Petron and Cignal, two squads considered the “Super Teams” in the Philippine Superliga, test each other Saturday as the All Filipino Conference formally holds its opening ceremony at FilOil Flying V Centre.

Both coming from victories, the Blaze Spikers and the HD Spikers gun for win No. 2 and the early lead of the tournament.

Opening day winners Foton and Generika-Ayala collide in the other match slated at 5 p.m.

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A variety show-type presentation will usher in the conference with pop stars impersonators showcasing their talents with some of the league’s top draws like Rachel Anne Daquis.

Tickets are free and games will be shown live on Aksyon TV and Hyper HD and will be livestreamed over at Sports5.ph.

Members of the national table tennis team and some of Ian Lariba’s classmates at La Salle will solicit financial support for the cancer-stricken Olympian.

“We hope that this little contribution from the PSL will enable Ian to overcome the biggest challenge in her life. We’re all praying and hoping for her speedy recovery,” said PSL chair Philip Ella Juico.

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Half of the tickets sales from the last two playing days were also donated to Lariba’s medical funds.

Juico said the PSL is also organizing volleyball clinics and will soon establish the PSL Volleyball Academy.

“This shows that the PSL is not just about competition,” he added.

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