5th GS Cup opens Aug 18

Fifty-nine schools from Davao City and nearby areas will compete in vie various divisions in the tournament. The four month-long cage fest will showcase another non-stop hard court basketball action in college, junior, cadet girls and mini division.

" The level of competition this year will definitely be high. It would be a tough contest in all divisions for all the participating schools, " the Gaisano South Citimall management, and the orgnaizer of the GS Cup, said.

The GS management and S Cup 2007 Board of Commissioners (BOC) led by Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) Region XI chief Regino "Boy" Cua,

Fiscal Emilio "Nonot" Dayanghirang III and Pastor Gary Visitacion trimmed down the number of team’s this year to put more emphasis on quality ballgames.

Meanwhile, the GS Cup 2007 coaches meeting is set on August 4, 2 p.m. at the 8th floor Gaisano South Corporate Building.

" We urge the coaches to attend the coaches meeting and they must bring the Official Tournament Rules (OTR) which was earlier given to them, " the GS BOC said.

On the other hand, the Ms. GS Cup 2007 briefing will be on August 3, 5 p.m. at the 5th floor Gaisano South Citimall Entertainment Center.