Jesse Robredo Coliseum, Naga City
18 August 2013

Naga City will host this year’s 2nd District Women’s Basketball Invitational, dubbing this year’s edition as ‘Jesse Robredo Memorial Cup’, to commemorate the first death anniversary of the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo.

The Discovery Perlas ng Pilipinas team, the country’s women’s basketball team, will be holding a three-day basketball clinic to all basketball enthusiasts of Naga City at the Jesse Robredo Coliseum in preparation for its upcoming tournament to defend its title against Australia and Singapore on August 22 to 25.

Previously, the Perlas Team had won the silver medal at the Southeast Asian Games two years ago. The first District Women’s Basketball Invitational was held in Bacolod in 2011.

Aside from the tournament, Discovery Perlas is also gearing up for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship for Women on October and for the SEA Games in December this year.

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