Barako Bull in Dubai for 2nd Al Shabab Club International Basketball Tournament

Barako Bulls Danny Seigle and Doug Kramer battle Rafi Reavis and Leo Najorda of SMC. Photo by Inquirer Sports
Filipino basketball fans will have another reason to troop to the basketball stadium as PBA team Barako Bull Energy Colas will compete in the 2nd Al Shabab Club International Basketball Tournament. Games begin on 17th May until 25th. Joining Barako in the tournament are clubs from Lebanon, Libya, Egypt, Kuwait, a UAE-based American club and host team UAE.

Danny Seigle, Doug Kramer, JC Intal, Jonas Villanueva and Alein Maliksi will have to battle it out with taller and heftier clubs from the region, which will be reinforced of at least 2 imports. Barako Bull will be parading their Governors Cup import, Mike Singletary.

They will face Al Ahly - Libya on their first assignment tomorrow, 17th May. Their next assignments are Al Zamalek - Egypt on Saturday, and Team Unity - USA on Monday. All games will be played 9pm at Al Shabab Sports Club. Tickets start at AED25 and available at the gates.

Quarterfinals matches will be announced after Sunday.

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