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Manny Pacquiao- to grace 87th NCAA season opening

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by Reuben Terrado

Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao will give inspiration to all NCAA athletes as he will be the guest of honor when the 87th season of the oldest collegiate league opens on July 2, Saturday, at the Araneta Coliseum.

NCAA policy board president Antonio Tamayo of host University of Perpetual Help said Pacquiao’s guesting is part of their plan to encourage all athletes to do their best in their chosen sport.

“We are going the extra mile in our hosting as we are hoping for an opening ceremony that will be remembered. We hope to inspire our athletes to dream, work hard and be a champion,” said Tamayo.

The season’s theme is “Brazen at 87: Many Motions, One Direction” in Perpetual’s third hosting of the league. The Altas also hosted the 1995 and 2004 seasons…  Read more

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