MANILA, Philippines—Basketball icons for Leni Robredo.
PBA legends Olsen Racela, Johnny Abarrientos and Jojo Lastimosa and coaches Yeng Guiao and Chot Reyes have endorsed Robredo in her presidential bid for the 2022 elections on Might 9.
Guiao along with former PBA stalwarts turned coaches expressed their help for the incumbent Vice President in a video posted on Sunday.
“In basketball, you possibly can’t be sluggish. You need to act quick and keep alert,” mentioned the NLEX coach in Filipino. “(We) want a pacesetter who’s all the time there and can’t be disintegrated by no matter pretend information.”
“We’re from completely different groups. However in terms of the nation, we’re one,” he added.
Racela, who’s presently teaching Far Japanese College within the UAAP, mentioned monitor document is essential.
“In basketball, you possibly can’t be absent in coaching and video games. You present up in essentially the most troublesome instances,” mentioned the previous San Miguel Beermen. “A pacesetter’s excellence and energy can’t be measured by gender however by his or her monitor document.”
Former Alaska teammates Abarrientos and Lastimosa encourage the Filipino individuals to face with Robredo.
“We’re encouraging you to face up for Leni Robredo,” Abarrientos mentioned.
Lastimosa added: “We’re one for the nation and we’re one in selecting a president who can elevate up our lives.”
On Tuesday, Gilas Pilipinas and TNT coach Reyes additionally endorsed Robredo on his Instagram, channeling the nationwide workforce’s battlecry: ‘Laban Pilipinas! Puso!’
“The sport will not be but over. We’re all the way down to the final two minutes and not using a timeout so we want teamwork. Let’s assist one another in taking pleasure in the entire world that we’re Filipinos,” Reyes mentioned in Filipino.
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