Filipino Basketball League starts Jan. 2017

Community News & Features Nov 25, 2016 at 3:11 pm

FBLTORONTO–Filipino Basketball League will start its maiden Basketball Tournament at St. Mary Secondary School in Pickering, ON on January 17, 2017, and featuring the best local basketball club in the GTA and surrounding regions.

Filipino Basketball League was organized through the efforts of long time basketball enthusiast Mr. Wallie Landico and supported by Maharlika Ball Club President Mr. Dome Florido and Crossover Sports Michae Cruz and Abe Oligane. The league aims to allow local Filipino basketball teams to showcase their skills thorough competitive games at an affordable price and is fun and friendly family environment.

Part of the proceeds will also help the Team Canada Crossover that will participate on the upcoming 2017 SM NBTC National High School Championship in Manila.

The league would have the following age groups to register 9U (2008 and younger, 10U (2007), 11U (2006), 12U (2005), 13U (2004), 14U (2003), 15U (2002), 16U (2001) and Collegiate (17 to 23). For those who are interested to join you may register online through or contact us directly (Mr. Wallie Landicho – 4161755273, Mr. Dome Florido – 6479759158, Mr. Abe Oligane – 4165989987 or Mr. Mike Cruz – 4167958985.

Filipino Basketball League is the newest and most exciting basketball league in the GTA and surrounding regions. It aims to make the league the qualifying tournament for Canada’s representation to the SM NBTC Championships in the future.