Wish tussle pits PBA legends vs celebrities
(The Philippine Star) - February 21, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Allan Caidic and Johnny Abarrientos will spearhead a selection of PBA legends and current UNTV players that tangles with a celebrity team in the Wish Olympics Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

“If it’s for charity, count me in,” said Caidic of his participation in the event that will benefit victims of the Taal Volcano eruption.

 “Nakakaawa ang mga kababayan natin sa Batangas so dapat lang damayan natin,” added Caidic on the very goal of the one-day special event organized by UNTV through its president and CEO Dr. Daniel Razon.

Joining Caidic and Abarrientos are Chris Calaguio and former PBA MVP winners Jayjay Helterbrand and Willie Miller.

Other members of their team are Rod Vasallo of PITC, Anton Tolentino of PNP, Julius Casaysayan of Agriculture and GSIS’ Carlo Gonzalez and Macky Escalona.

Comprising the celebrity squad are Mark Herras, Ejay Falcon, JayR, Young JV, Jordan Herrera, Adrian Alandy, James Blanco, Albie Casino, Gerhard Acao, Axel Torres and Rayver Cruz.

The event will have Crispa great Atoy Co as match director with Ed Cordero calling the shots for Legends-UNTV team and Emman Monfort for the celebrities.

There’s also a volleyball exhibition between the celebrities and current players from various leagues.

Former Ateneo star and ABS-CBN host Gretchen Ho has agreed to take part along with Claudia Barreto, Aya Fernandez and Gwen Zamora.

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