Sarangani, domain of MPBL founder Pacquiao, joins league in new season

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 30 2019 06:07 PM

Sarangani has officially joined the roster of teams for the new season of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League.

According to Fox Sports Philippines, MPBL commissioner Kenneth Duremdes on Wednesday welcomed the team headed by Pastor Joel Dutaro, founder of KAPA Community Ministry International Inc. 

After General Santos City, Sarangani is the second province from Region 12 to field a team in the league.

Sarangani, once represented in Congress by MPBL founder Manny Pacquiao, joins the Albay Volcanoes and the Mindoro Tamaraws as the recent additions to the MPBL.

The league opens its new season on June 12.

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