12 teams in 2015 Duterte AFP-PNP Basketball League

CEREMONIAL TOSS City Administrator Atty. Jesus Melchor Quitain initiates the ceremonial toss to open the AFP-PNP basketball tournament at the Davao City Recreation Center. Witnessing the ceremony were Mayor Duterte executive assistant Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go and Charles Maxey of City Sport Division. BING GONZALES

SOME 12 teams are seeing action in the 2015 edition of the Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte AFP-PNP Basketball League which tipped off Thursday at the Davao City Recreation Center.

City Administrator Atty. Jesus Melchor Quitain and Mayor Duterte’s executive assistant Christopher “Bong” Go welcomed the participating teams in grand rites which highlighted the traditional ceremonial tip off rites prior to the opening matches.

Competing in this year’s tournament which cash prizes and trophies are at stake are Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Philippine Air Force, Philippine Navy, Task Force Davao, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Philippine Coast Guard, Police Regional Office XI, Regional Public Safety Batallion, National Support Unit, Davao City Police Office, 10th Infantry Division and the City Mayor’s Office.

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