PBA (Philippine Basketball Association) has announced a three-day flash-sale between Thursday 12th September and Saturday 14th September for the basketball extravaganza to be held in October at Coca-Cola Arena. The flash-sale will see ticket buyers get 20% off tickets purchased in the Gold category, ordinarily priced at AED100.
To redeem the discount, ticket buyers must to use the promo code: FLASH20 and purchase tickets via www.coca-cola-arena.com.
The PBA is returning to Dubai on Friday October 4th and Saturday October 5th with two days of action for its Back in Dubai weekend to be held at Dubai’s newest venue, Coca-Cola Arena.
With thousands of fans set to cheer on the very best basketball talent from the Philippines, the two-day showcase will see the stars of the Filipino game perform at the 17,000-capacity Coca-Cola Arena – the region’s first multipurpose indoor arena, also marking the venue’s very first sporting event.
The two-day extravaganza promises to create a festival of basketball for Dubai fans with two main games across the two days.
Basketball fans from across the region are encouraged to buy tickets for what will be the first sporting event to be held at Coca-Cola Arena and also the first basketball games in Dubai to be held at a venue built for live sporting experiences.
The weekend of firsts continues as PBA star and five-time MVP, June Mar Fajardo will be playing in Dubai for the first time in his career as the San Miguel Beermen are set to play its first official PBA game in the Middle East.
The first match on Friday October 4th will see San Miguel Beermen take on NLEX Road Warriors and will follow a carnival-like atmosphere inside Coca-Cola Arena as pre-games and shoot arounds take place before the main action.
On Saturday 5th October, NLEX will be pitted against the locally supported Barangay Ginebra. To take advantage of the Flash-Sale, fans should visit www.coca-cola-arena.com to get their tickets and use the promo code: FLASH20.
Basketball is high on the global agenda at the moment as the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup well underway in China until September 15th, with the Philippines set to host the next FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2023.
Stars to look out for at the PBA Back in Dubai weekend are reigning five-time MVP, June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel Beermen who will be joined by Christian Standhardinger, Arwind Santos, Marcio Lassiter, Alex Cabagnot, Chris Ross and the newest member of the San Miguel Beermen, Terrence Romeo.
Joining Stanley Pringle in Barangay Ginebra colours will be the celebrated ‘Twin Towers’ Japeth Aguilar and Greg Slaughter, LA Tenorio, Scottie Thompson, Joe Devance, Jeff Chan, Mark Caguioa and also their latest acquisition Jared Dillinger.
Expected to be back after FIBA suspension, Keifer Ravena will lead the pack for NLEX Road Warriors, with Asi Taulava, Poy Erram, Larry Fonacier, Cyrus Baguio and Kevin Alas, who returns from a spell out of the game after knee surgery earlier this year. All teams will be reinforced by imports, with Justin Brownlee expected to turn out for Barangay Ginebra.