The opening day of the DELeague commercial basketball tournament is free to the public this Saturday, October 8.
This was revealed by Kap Odie Francisco, Execom Chairman, after many residents requested it from Mayor Del De Guzman.
However, Francisco explained that the entrance is free for the opening day only. An entrance fee of ten pesos will be charged in succeeding games.
Games are held every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at the Marikina Sports Park.
Opening ceremonies will start at 6pm to be followed by a match between Hobe Bihon and Jaram Hauling at 7pm. The game between Sta. Lucia and Philippine Army is at 8:30pm.
Matches on Sunday, October 9, are between St. Patrick’s Edseca and Investwell followed by Dr. Tam’s Miracle Tea and 7-11 Three Broches.
Thirteen teams are competing at the 1st DELeague: Sta. Lucia, Philippine Army, Dr. Tams Miracle Tea, Three Broaches (7-11), Hobe Bihon, Jaram Hauling Corp, St. Patrick’s Edseca, Juson Quality Tapes, Atoy Body Kit’s (Congre 1), Marikina Selection, Invest Well, MBL Selection, and ACS.