AFP aims for fourth victory in UNTV Cup
2 p.m. – DOH vs GSIS
3:30 p.m. – PDEA vs DOJ
5 p.m. – BFP vs AFP
MANILA, Philippines — Former champion Armed Forces of the Philippines shoots for its fourth straight win as it clashes with Bureau of Fire Protection while Department of Health takes on GSIS in a crucial match in the sixth UNTV Cup at the Pasig City Sports Center.
The AFP Cavaliers are fancied to get past the BFP side owing to their lopsided triumphs in the first three games in Group A. Gametime is at 5 p.m.
Out to lead the Cavaliers are former Letran star Boyet Bautista, Alvin Zuniga, Wilfredo Casulla and Jeffrey Quimbao while ex-PBA players Rob Wainwright and Gilbert Malabanan will spearhead the Firefighters who are coming off an impressive 89-68 win over the DOH Health Achievers in the tournament presented by UNTV.
Wainwright is averaging 18 points while Bautista is likewise doing well with 14.3 points per game in the event offering P4 million to the chosen charity of the champion team.
Meanwhile, DOH and GSIS tangle at 2 p.m. with both teams going all out for the win in a bid to keep their respective bids alive.
The two, along with the Firefighters, tote identical 1-2 records although the GSIS is likewise fresh off a 105-83 drubbing of the COA Enablers.
In the lone Group B game, Department of Justice tries to even its card at 2-2 against the PDEA Drugbusters at 3:30 p.m.