‘Batang PBA’ summer league set on May 7-13 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 14:27

By ALLEN ABASTILLAS

The Philippine Basketball Association will conduct in Zamboanga City a  basketball summer league  dubbed as “Cloudfone Batang PBA”  scheduled on May 7-13.

The venue will be the Golden Boy Gym in Nuñez Extension.

The local organizer is former PBA player (Great Taste) Pedro Alfaro, who is now the Area Five Head of Samahan  ng Baskebolista ng Pilipinas of Mindanao composed of the areas of Zamboanga City, Davao City and Cagayan de Oro City.

The league  is open to all young people including out-of-school youth from the barangays and schoolers who would like to become PBA players of PBA in the future.

Alfaro said the participants to the Batang PBA basketball summer league  must be 13 to 16 years old. Each team shall be composed of 12 players with the following age breakdown —  Three players  under 13 years old, three players under  14 years old, three players under 15 years old and three players under 16 years old.

Participants are now welcome to register at the Alavar Seafoods Restaurant, Alfaro Street, Tetuan.

Meanwhile, sports coordinator Ferdie Bernabe  disclosed that the “ Basketball Clinic”  organized under  Alfaro’s  Samahan ng Baskebolista ng Pilipinas last April 11 to 16,2016 was very successful. A total of 180 participants ranging from aged five to eight years old and nine years old to 17 years old particpated in the clinic.

The basketball event was held at the Ateneo de Zamboanga University Multi- Purposed Covered Court. All schools in Zamboanga City with their players  and  program on basketball sports joined the sport clinic including from Schools in ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay. — Allen Abastillas