Super Crunch joins Makati

November 08, 2018

A NEW name but the same objective of winning for Makati in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL).

From the Makati Skyscrapers, the team will  now be kown as Makati Super Crunch in the 2018 MPBL season.

This was announced by Makati Super Crunch team manager Paolo Orbeta and Prifood owner Enrico Yap Jr. during a well-attended   media briefing held to  announce  the  new partnership in Makati recently.

“We are grateful to Mr. Yap for his trust and confidence to the Makati team,”  Orbeta  told sportswriters.. 

“We  promise to work harder and play better games to make them  (Prifood) proud of us, “ said co-team owner Paolo Pineda.

Makati Super Crunch  team manager Martin Arenas also revealed plans for expansion  of the team.

“With the help of Super Crunch, Makati is  planning to enter the PBA in the coming years,” said Arenas.

“And if given the chance, we would also like to help our national team and other sports  as well.

Makati Super  Crunch coach Cholo Villanueva  said  the entry of Super  Crunch will provide added  motivation to the  players to perform  even better.

“Sa tulong ng Super Crunch, inaasahan kong  mas lalong  titibay ang kampanya  ng  team at samahan ng mga players,” said Villanueva.

The members of the Makati Super Crunch team now seeing action in the MPBL are Mark Isip, Philip Paniamogan,  Rudy Lingganay,  Mark Lester Sta. Maria,  Cedric Ablaza,  Roy Cayanan,  Jerald Bautista,  Carlou Jay Lloren,  John Rey Villanueva,  James Mangahas,  Carlos Morales,  Vincent Importante,  Joseph Manlangit,  Mark Angelo Samonte, Gio Nicolo Lasquety, Earvin-Ale Lacsamana,  Jeckster Apinan,  and Jaycee John Asuncion.