By Contributing Reporter Christopher Clark
Manny Pacquiao Cup Doubles event. Held in General Santos City Philippines.
We are down to the last 8 teams at the Manny Pacquiao Cup Doubles event in General Santos City Philippines . Those teams are:
Gomez and Kiamco ( 4 ) VS Ko Pin Yi and Ko Pin Chung ( 11 )
Hohmann and Morra ( 11 ) VS Esquillo and Silvano ( 5 )
Gallego and Lining ( 10 ) VS De Luna and Ignacio ( 11 )
Reyes and Bustamante ( 11 ) VS Labrador and Bongay ( 10)
Fifty two teams started on Wed in this single elimination format , the remaining eight teams will play a race to 11! Play starts at 10 AM local time here at the SM Mall Gensen , three consecutive wins today will pocket each player 20k USD.
1st place is $40,000.00 plus a trophy
2nd place is $18,000.00
3rd and 4th place will receive $7,000.00
5th, through 8th place will receive $3,000.00
9th through 16th place will receive $2000.00
Should be noted four of the remaining players will be heading over to England to compete in two weeks for their respective countries at the World Cup Of Pool , Ko Pin Yi and his brother Ko Pin Chung , John Morra for Canada and Thorsten Hohmann for Germany . Best of Luck to All!
Update: Semi Final Matches. Hohmann and Morra have just defeated Ko Pin Yi and his brother Ko Pin Chung 11- 9 moving them into the finals! We are awaiting Reyes and Bustamante’s results who are currently ahead 6- 4 against De Luna and Ignacio
Update: Ignacio and De Luna make a come back to win 11 -8 to reach the finals taking out Reyes and Bustamante!
Finals will be at 6 pm local time!