ICBL Duterte Cup opens Sept. 9

City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will be the guest of honor during the short opening rites, which will be graced by former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) star's Alfonso "Al" Solis and Lawrence "Tata" Merced.

The teams are divided into two brackets. The Grace Baptist Church Team A, Temple of Praise C/F Team A, Beatitides Christian Fellowship Team A, River of God Christian Fellowship, Exalt the Lord Jesus Christ Ministries and Christian Life Ministries are in bracket A.

In bracket B are Grace The Jesus Christ Good Shepherd (TJC Good Shepherd) will lead the cast along with Baptist Church Team B, Temple of Praise C/F Team B, Beatitides Christian Fellowship Team B, Sto Domingo Alliance Gospel Church and The Jesus Christ of Nazareth Baptist Church (Nazareth).

The participating teams will play single round robin elimination with the top four teams in each bracket advancing to the quarterfinal round.