NBL Super League set on Aug. 26

The list of players for the 2013 National Basketball League (NBL) Super League has been announced which is set to tip off on August 26 at the Palau National gym.

There will be four teams that will compete in the scheduled competition namely NBL Champions Peched Raw, FR Spoilers, Nationals and NBL All Stars. For team Peched Raw it will be composed of Sunshine Soalablai, Anthony Ngiraikelau, Douglas Schmidt, Sione Isechal, Dennis Castro, King Ngiraboi, Perry Oiterong, Elwang Ridep, Traxx Mark and Dedoch Kloulubak with Rayson King as head coach and Weston Ketebengang as assistant coach.

FR Spoilers will parade its line up composed of Val Domingo, Mark Pagayanan, Lester Mendoza, Michael Bombita, Raul Osias, Francis Tan, Gil Lomboy, Aries Echanova, Coco Gonzales, Al Obrero, Leo Sebastian, and Raymund Tan with Jun dela Cruz as head coach and Bobby Pineda as assistant coach.

The Nationals will have Keene Isao, Marvic Ngchar, Radisson Dorado, Ray Rumong, Edward Baysa, Joey Sumor, Anthony Rudimch, Arnold Undecimo, Lipsman Timothy, Timis Emesiochel, Rush Santos and Masao Umedip with Ziske Asanuma as head coach with Ivan Rudmich as assistant coach.

The NBL All Stars will have Michael Williams, Gino Smau, Reid Una Rikrik, Kent Moore, Brandon Harvey, Elway Ngiraboi, Jose Meltel, Armando Canseco, Franky Kuchad, Dougwin Franz, Medermel Yaoch, and Vincent Kulas with Logan Ngiriou as head coach and Sinton Soalablai and Topps Sungino as assistant coaches.

On August 26 the games will feature Peched Raw versus Nationals at 6 p.m. while FR Spoilers will face NBL All Stars on August 27 also at 6 p.m.

Schedules of the games are as follows: August 28 at 6 p.m. – Peched Raw vs. FR Spoilers; August 29 at 6 p.m. – Nationals vs. NBL All Stars; Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. – NBL All Stars vs. Peched Raw; Sept. 3 at 6 p.m. – FR Spoilers vs. Nationals; Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. – Semifinals; Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. – Semifinals; Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. – Consolation game; Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. – Championship game.

The tournament, which is supervised by the Palau Basketball Federation (PBF), is a tobacco, alcohol and drug free program. Any violators will be banned from participating. For more information call Topps at 488-4491.  By Peter Erick L. Magbanua (Island Times News)


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