By Contributing Reporter Christopher Clark

Warren Ko Judgement Day

Warren Kiamko and Roberto Gomez during the Doubles cup Photo courtesy of 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!