Line-up of Asia’s greatest players and coaching talent graces Macau for the first time in history; games to be shown to fans across the region
Hong Kong, September 8, 2017 – The Super 8 is releasing team rosters and broadcast partners for the upcoming event this September 20-24 in Macau!
The lineup features invigorating matchups from championship teams from China, Japan, Korea and Chinese Taipei. Japanese all-stars, Ryuichi Kishimoto (Ryukyu Golden Kings) and Yuki Togashi (Chiba Jets) will take on CBA all-stars Li Muhao (Shenzhen Leopard) and Hu Jinqiu (Zhejiang Guangsha Lions).
Teams aren’t sparing any of their star power for the event. Additionally, one of the most beloved players in Korea, Moon Tae-jong (Goyang Orion Orions), and the reigning foreign import player of the year in Korea, Ricardo Ratliffe (Samsung Thunders), face off against one of the most successful coaches in Chinese Taipei’s history, Hsu Chin-Che (Fubon Braves), together with elite guard, Joseph Lin (Fubon Braves) while Taiwanese-American sensation Douglas Creighton (Pauian Archiland) will no doubt be a fan favorite.
Press Release as follows:
Nike brings Kobe Bryant back to Manila
June 2011 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Nike Philippines announced today that Kobe Bryant will return to Manila for the third time on July 13, 2011 to kick off his five-city tour. Manila will be his first stop before moving on to Seoul and various cities in China.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Nike is proud to bring Kobe Bryant back to Manila. In his last two visits, Kobe was able to connect with a lot of young Filipino athletes, encouraging them to fulfill their dreams through sport like he did,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Nike Philippines Country Marketing Manager, Mae Dichupa. Ã¢â‚¬Å“As part of our commitment to basketball and young Filipino athletes, Nike continuously develops campaigns that will encourage them to reach for their sports dreams. KobeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s visit is a testament to this. Though very brief, his one-day visit will definitely inspire Filipino athletes who look up to him.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Well obviously, there’s the pretty good performance of the RP Team, and the rosy outlook as they go over to Japan at the end of this week. Oh, and they’re also wearing NIKE LIMITED EDITION ‘BELIEVER’ TSHIRTS – and that’s a pretty good reason to be ecstatic right there.
These limited edition shirts, available for P895 at Nike Retail outlets nationwide. And if the shirts aren’t your thing, there are also replica Team Pilipinas Jackets at P1,995, as well as replica Team Pilipinas Jerseys and Shorts at P1,545 each. Nike’s Press Release is as follows: