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FBL Canada and NABA GTA combined forces to form the biggest and largest Filipino Youth Basketball League in the GTA

By Emar Sy
January 16, 2018


In 2017 FBL Canada launched its initial basketball youth league offering with 8 ball clubs and 44 team registrants. Promised to innovate and reform the basketball league in the GTA FBL Canada change the age group divisions for the league from the odd or even year format.

The move was widely accepted and welcomed by most basketball club leaders. One leader mentions that it’s high time that an all age group division is implemented to allow more youth to participate.

This year on its second season FBL Canada has combined forces with NABA GTA to form the biggest and largest youth basketball league. This is a great day for basketball and the community as it allowed parents to save money by combining the league mentioned by one parent. From 44 teams last year the teams participating has grown into 60 teams with more teams expected to register from NABA GTA. Also there are new 6 ball clubs who joined and supported the league and now totals to 14 FBL Canada club members.

FBL Canada has also partnered with Javita Coffee and Asenso Remit as their major sponsors. Rodan + Fields is also a proud supporter of the league. Ms. Juvs Pabilonia mentioned that Javita is very proud to partner with such a prestigious organization and looks forward to mutually benefit from the league. Javita through the FBL Canada sponsorship has provided the seed money for Team Crossover Canada NBTC and Dreamers League.

They also provided free energy drinks to all players. Javita is also providing product and business seminar to those who wanted to earn extra on the side. Asenso Remit on the other hand invited everyone to register online through www.asensoremit.com and choose FBL Canada as where they heard about the company. Asenso Remit will then donate back $10 to FBL Canada for every new registration’s first remittance until June 2018. Asenso Remit offers an initial low remittance fee of $3.99 with high exchange rate and superb customer service.

FBL Canada is led by Commissioner Wallie Landicho and Director for Operation Michael Cruz with Dome Florido, Roger Tarca, Abe Oligane, Adrian Vicencio and Leslie Ruiz as its directors. FBL Canada also wishes to thank NABA GTA leadership led by ex PBA Gani Gregorio, Frank Pendon, Edgar Tojino, Bob San Juan, Vilma Tashin and Nestor Leabres for their support. They also would like to thank NABA Commish Dr. Ron Damasco and his executives for giving the blessings for the league.

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