Get ready for an exciting basketball showdown on November 30, 2023, at the Benguet Sports Complex. Congressman Eric Go Yap is bringing together former PBA players and local talents for a game that's not just about hoops but also about putting Benguet on the map.
The Setup: Cong. Eric Go Yap Basketball Cup
The Benguet All Stars, hailing from the first season of the Cong. Eric Go Yap Basketball Cup, are gearing up to face off against the PBA Moto Club. This exciting game is a key highlight of the tournament, coinciding with Benguet's Adivay Festival and promising an unforgettable experience for basketball fans.
Meet the Dream Team from Across Municipalities
Kevin See and Roderick Osis, from the Benguet Congressional Office, are the driving force behind the Benguet Dream Team. Their goal is simple: get these players to show off Benguet's unique style of basketball against any opponent.
Players from various municipalities are representing the dream team:
- La Trinidad: Armando Pollante, Will Kean Lee
- Bokod: The Buenaventura brothers, Junerey, and Johnric
- Itogon: Jude Quitolbo
- Tuba: Cyril De Vera, John Cedric Pugong
- Atok: Kurt Tamiray
- Kapangan: Fenrie Atinyao
- Mankayan: Lenz Antolino
- Tublay: Nicanor Menzie Jr.
- Kabayan: Kyle Naisod
- Buguias: Alarick Tinda-an
- La Trinidad (Team 2): Bryan Estepa
Get ready for a powerhouse team with players representing the heart and skill of each Benguet municipality.
Facing Off Against PBA Legends
The PBA Moto Club is bringing in some big names: Jayjay Helterbrand, KG Canaleta, Mark Cardona, Rico Maierhofer, Sunday Salvacion, Gary David, and more.
Hoops for Tourism
But it's not just about the game. These PBA legends are stepping up to help promote Benguet tourism through their blogs and social media accounts, which have a massive following. It's a win-win for showcasing basketball skills and the beauty of Benguet.
This collaboration between local talents from different municipalities and PBA legends is more than just a game; it's a way to celebrate community and put Benguet on the tourism map. Save the date for a game that promises not just slam dunks but also a taste of what each Benguet municipality has to offer!