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PHP500K awaits inaugural Super Cup champs

By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--In its first staging, the VisMin Super Cup is already upping the stakes.

League owner Rocky Chan said on Thursday that a huge sum of money awaits the inaugural champion of the newest regional basketball league in the Philippines.

"Our overall champion would receive PHP500,000," Chan said in the Usapang Sports Forum of the Tabloid Organization in Philippine Sports.

The other finalist, however, would not be deprived of big money even if they fall in the championship series.

"The runner-up will receive PHP100,000 for this tournament," Chan further bared.

The Super Cup will open shop on April 9 with the Visayas Conference bubble.

Initially set to take place in Cebu City, the Visayas bubble will now take place in the nearby town of Alcantara.

Right after the end of the Visayas leg, the Mindanao leg will ensue in Zamboanga City.

The champions of the Visayas and Mindanao bubbles will clash for the overall title in a still undisclosed location.

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