July 24, 2024


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MVP Badminton Cup lures country’s top players

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The country’s best badminton gamers will figure in their first match in two years as the Manny V. Pangilinan Second Badminton Cup will be held from February 23 to 25, 2022 at the Olympic Badminton Middle in Pasig Town.

Sarah Barredo

A full of 34 gamers are set to contend in men’s doubles, men’s singles, women’s doubles, and women’s singles.

Besides lastly finding the chance to participate in in a tournament, this will also be the initial time Smash Pilipinas head coach Rosman Razak can consider the gamers as he plots his pool for the 31st Southeast Asian Game titles this Could.

“Since I arrived in this article, this is the initially time I can see the gamers play in a competitive placing,” said the Malaysian, who is a two-time SEA Games silver medalist. “This is the to start with time they will play in this pandemic. The SEA Game titles is two months away and we nevertheless have time.”

Competing in the men’s division of this tournament sanctioned by the Philippine Badminton Association are Alvin Morada, Ros Pedrosa, Rabie Oba-ob, James Villarante, Christian Bernardo, John Paul Pantig, Mark Anthony Velasco, Jewel Albo, Clarence Villaflor, Lance Vargas, Kenneth Monterubio, July Villabrille, Solomon Padiz, Joshua Morada, Jason Vanzuela, Robert Ishmael Ramos, Jefferson Oba-ob, John Michael Estrada, John Matthew Bernardo, and Michael Clemente.

For the women’s division of this event backed by Sensible Communications, the MVP Sports Foundation, and Philippine Athletics Commission, Thea Pomar, Nicole Albo, Eleanor Inlayo, Jochelle Alvarez, Mikaela De Guzman, Sarah Barredo, Janelle San Andres, Anthea Gonzales, Susmita Angelique Ramos, Althea Fuentespina, Danielle Masongsong, Andrea Hernandez, Christel Fuentespina, and Angel Valle are established to contend.

“I hope the players can show me anything good,” said Razak. “This is the 1st time for me to assess the players, not just in our program but also outdoors of it. This is actually a very good possibility for me to see what the Philippine badminton participant is all about.”

For the first two days, the game titles will be held from 6:30 AM-1:30 PM. The finals will be held on the 25th from 4:00 PM onwards.

Video games will be streamed stay on Smash Pilipinas’ Facebook website page (https://internet.fb.com/pbasmashpilipinaspage).

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