ALV Events International chairman Arnold Vegafria who happens to also be the business partner of Senator Manny Pacquiao is the overall head of production and marketing of Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) – the newest project of the Pambansang Kamao.
“Through Senator Manny Pacquiao’s vision, we have a basketball league that truly reachess the grassroots level. Finally, Filipinos from all walks of life who have the talent and passion for the game will be able to show their mettle on the hardcourt. We are thankful for this opportunity and hope advertisers and basketball fans support this. This is another platform where Pinoys can find their potential basketball heroes,” says Vegafria.
Watch out full interview here during the press conference of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League:
Sentaor Manny Pacquiao’s Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League will showcase fresh Filipino basketball talents from local communities ad former collegiate and professional players. It will be their chance to shine on national TV as it will open its first season on January 25, airing live on ABS-CBN S+A at 7PM. Opening ceremonies will be held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum followed by a match-up between the Paranaque Patriots and Caloocan Supremos.
For more information, you can go to their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MPBLdotPH/. Website is still in progress – http://mpbl.ph/