Defending Datu Cup Champion San Juan Knights-Go for Gold will take on archrival Manila Stars-Frontrow as the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Lakan Season goes to El Salvador City for the first time on November 29, 2019 at the new El Salvador City Gym. This was bared by El Salvador City Mayor Edgar Lignes during an interview by a local radio station today.
This comes at the heels of the recent visit and inspection by MPBL CEO Zaldy Realubit. See below.
San Juan is bannered by ex-pros Mac Cardona, John Wilson and Larry Rodriguez while Manila is led by ex-pros Gabby Espinas, Marcy Arellano and Jeric Fortuna. Also in Manila’s lineup are Kagayanons Carlo Lastimosa and former STI-CDO star Maclean Sabellina.
San Juan beat Manila in the Datu Cup Division Finals early this year before beating Davao Occidental in the National Finals.
Keep posted for details.