1st UNTV Cup starts tonight, participating teams revealed
The first UNTV Cup will start tonight, July 29, 2013 at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.
7 teams will battle for championship for a grand prize of P1 Million and P500,000 for the 2nd placer. Each teams represents a charitable institution, project or recipient of their choice to where their prize will proceed.
Here are the following teams:
1. Team AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines)
2. Team PNP (Philippine National Police)
3. Team SC (Supreme Court of the Philippines)
4. Team DOJ (Department of Justice)
5. Team HOR (House of Representatives)
6. Team MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority)
7. Team PhilHealth (Philippine Health Insurance Corporation)
Each team will have reinforcements from movie and TV celebrities such as the ff:
1. Zoren Legaspi
2. Kier Legaspi
3. Brando Legaspi
4. Emilio Garcia
5. James Blanco
6. Allen Dizon
7. Jordan Herrera
8. Onyok Velasco
9. John Hall
10. Eric Fructuoso
11. Jao Mapa
12. Mike Flores
13. Ervic Vijandre
UNTV Cup is another Public Service initiative from UNTV-BMPI via Mr. Public Service Kuya Daniel Razon.
Which celebrity players will play for each Public Servants team?
Playing for team Judiciary are returning players Supreme Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez, Rodel Chua, and Gil Joseph Cabanting with celebrity players John Hall and James Blanco. Assistant coach PDIR Roque Ramirez and SPO1 Dennis Escalona are back for team PNP. Trying to take the win alongside the new players of the police force are Jordan Herrera and Onyok Velasco.
Actors Michael Flores and Brando Legaspi will join the line-up of the AFP while brothers Kier and Zoren Legaspi will complete the players of team PhilHealth. Former teen stars Eric Fructuoso and Jao Mapa will play for team DOJ.
The MMDA will take actors Allen Dizon and Emilio Garcia to its game. Team Congress/LGU has returning players Joel Villanueva, Sherwin Tugna, Sigfrido Tinga, Erwin Tañada, Sing and Shoot 1 MVP Ervic Vijandre and event rookie Jay Manalo.