UAAP Champion De La Salle Green Archers and 51341the NCAA Champion San
Beda Red Lions face off in Champions for a Cause on December 7. The
game tips-off at 12nn from the SMART Araneta Coliseum and airs LIVE on
This special exhibition game, presented by FIlOil Flying V and MVP
Sports Foundation, will see the current UAAP champion colliding
against the recently-crowned 4-time NCAA basketball winner in an
effort to raise money to help Typhoon Yolanda victims.
"Sports5 is privileged to be collaborating with the schools and FilOil
Flying V in presenting this rare basketball game where the two best
collegiate teams will be giving their best for the victims of Typhoon
Yolanda. Basketball fans will surely enjoy this game where everyone
wins," Chot Reyes, Sports5 Head said.
The Red Lions are fresh from their "Roar for Four" championship this
month. The team is helmed by multi-titled coach Boyet Fernandez, who
will rely on heavy gunners and reliable bigs to defend the paint.
Finals MVP Art Dela Cruz is expected to lead the charge together with
guards Baser Amer, Rome Dela Rosa, big man Ola Adeogun, and the
Semerad twins, David & Anthony.
The Green Archers took home their eighth overall basketball
championship in the first year of coach Juno Sauler last October. The
team will have sensational sophomore Jeron Teng backstopping the
charge along with Jason Perkins, Almond Vosotros and Arnold Von
Tickets will be made available on Ticketnet this week and are priced
at PhP 1000 for Patron, PhP 500 for Lower Box, PhP 300 for Upper Box
A, PhP 150 for Upper Box B, and PhP 20 for General Admission.
Primetime replay of Champions for a Cause will also be aired on
AksyonTV at 9pm. AksyonTV is UHF free TV Channel 41 in Metro Manila,
Channel 29 in Metro Cebu, and Metro Davao; On cable, Channel 59 on
SkyCable, Channel 78 on Destiny Cable, and Channel 1 on Cignal Digital