TITLE favorites Petron and PCSO-Bingo Milyonaryo face separate opponents as the inaugural Philippine Super Liga formally kicks off Sunday at the Philsports Arena.
Bannered by former University of Santo Tomas stalwarts Rhea Dimaculangan, Maika Ortiz, and Ange Tabaquero, and the pair of ex-Ateneans Gretchen Ho and Charo Soriano, the Blaze Spikers test Cignal in the opening match at 2p.m. shortly after the hour-long opening ceremony.
The HD Spikers feature Perpetual Help players April Sartin, Rossan Fajardo, Michelle Datuin, and Jen Reyes.
PCSO-Bingo Milyonaryo then tests the mettle of PLDT MyDSL in the 4 p.m. second match
The Speed Boosters are banking on former UAAP stars Angela Benting, Wenneth Eulalio and Rosemarie Vargas in their campaign against the Puffins, who have Michelle Gumabao, Ivy Remulla, Chie Saet, and Miaca Morada.
The heavy triple header will be capped by the battle between Cagayan Valley and Philippine Army at 6 p.m.
Former Adamson pair Bhebs Pineda and Pau Soriano along with Honey Tubino will carry the Rising Suns’ bid opposite a Lady Troopers side led by the Carolino sisters Michelle and Mayeth, together with Mary Jean Balse and Tina Salak.
League commissioner Ian Laurel expects a full packed venue as they have already given out all the 7,000 tickets.