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PBA Tours Dubai for Two Bearing Games for Filipino Fans

Filipino basketball fans have something to look forward to by year-end because their favourite PBA idols will be visiting Dubai for two bearing games at the Coca-Cola Arena in October.

Arguably the biggest sport in the Philippines, basketball has won the hearts of many Filipinos, sports-minded or otherwise. It is for this reason that the biggest basketball league in the country, the PBA, will be coming to Dubai to play ball and have fun with the fans who have been following their favourite players’ careers through the years.

PBA Tours Dubai for Two Bearing Games for Filipino Fans
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Catch your Favourite PBA Stars in Dubai this October

As part of the Governors’ Cup campaigns, three teams will see court action overseas at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai on October 4 and 5, as shared in a report by ESPN 5.

On the first day, big man June Mar Fajardo and young gun Kiefer Ravena will share court time when San Miguel and NLEX clash at 8 p.m. (12 midnight in Manila).

The next day will see the Road Warriors test their mettle against Scottie Thompson-led Barangay Ginebra at 7:30 p.m (11:30 p.m in Manila).

According to PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial, the highly-touted PBA matchups will be the first games to be played at the arena, which opened its doors last June.

Marcial added that the league contingent will arrive in Dubai on October 1.

Of note, this won’t be the first time the PBA trooped to Dubai to play in front of the Filipino faithful. Ginebra, Rain or Shine and Barako all figured in a two-day showpiece back in 2012 at the Al Shabab Arabi Club, which was also host to two more Governors’ Cup games in 2015 with GlobalPort, Rain or Shine and Ginebra.

Additionally, the league is looking to play more games overseas in San Francisco, USA in late October, but might have to postpone it if the league fails to address some documentation and visa issues by late July.

It can be recalled that back in January, games scheduled in Guam have been hampered by problems with the US immigration.

Hopefully, this won’t be the case for the boys this time around, as they bring their talents in front of one of the largest Filipino crowds in the Middle East. As of this time, ticket sales and event details have yet been finalized. To get more updates on this event, you can check out the PBA’s official website.

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