Struggling to prepare sans import, NLEX locals working double time

first_imgKiefer Ravena. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netKiefer Ravena admits that NLEX is having a hard preparing for the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup without its import.“In an import-laden conference and you don’t have an import yet, of course, it’s a cause of concern and something to be worried about. At this moment, we’re the only team that doesn’t have an import and is playing tuneup games already,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “Time is not on our side. We have to double up the work, increase our workload and our team practices should be a little more intensified and on a higher level,” he said.“At this moment, we’re catching up with everybody, so the locals have to step up and be ready just to be sure so that when the import arrives, we’ll already be fine.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast First-choice import Arnett Moultrie’s arrival was continuously delayed by his team in Bahrain, forcing the hand of the Road Warriors to enlist a replacement in Adrian Forbes.Forbes is set to arrive on Saturday, a day before the second conference begins.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownLuckily for NLEX, its first game is still scheduled next Saturday against Columbian Dyip, giving it ample time to blend in the new reinforcement.Though without an import, Ravena knows that it’s the locals’ job to step up as they try to keep things afloat for the Road Warriors in the team’s buildup.center_img P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC View comments Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Basas to play X-factor for FEU come Final Four Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’last_img read more

Fort St John Flyers reach two-year sponsorship agreement

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Ahead of the upcoming season, the Fort St. John Senior Flyers have announced that they have reached a sponsorship agreement.For the next two years, the Flyers’ main sponsorship will be with Chances Casino and Just Jacks Restaurant of Fort St. John.In a release, the Flyers say they are certainly grateful for the support and commitment shown by these community-minded organizations.- Advertisement -The Flyers are currently in training camp and are scheduled to take part in an Exhibition Series against the Dawson Creek Senior Canucks on October 19 and 20.last_img