A total of 401 players have officially registered for the DeeMoney Cup which kicked off on Sunday, October 28 at Ekamai International School in Bangkok.
|Game||No. of teams||No. of players|
|Volleyball Men||8 teams||96|
|Volleyball Women||9 teams||110|
|Badminton (registration closes on Nov 4)||Advanced, beginner/intermediate, and mixed||58 players as of Oct 29|
The number of players is expected to go up as the registration for badminton is still going on.
The opening ceremony on Sunday was also attended by DeeMoney bosses and some VIPs in the Filipino Community. Philippine Embassy Consul General Val Roque delivered a message while Mr Raja Mortel who serves as basketball varsity head coach of Ruamrudee International School and head coach of Thailand’s Junior NBA Asia led the oath of sportsmanship.
Meanwhile, Ms. Megha Srisethi, Managing Director of DeeMoney (SawasdeeShop) gave a welcome message to all the players, participants and audience present at the opening. DeeMoney, in partnership with PinoyThaiyo and other Filipino groups, is the host and organizer of the DeeMoney Cup 2018, the first multi-games sports tournament in the Filipino community in Thailand.
UNTV, a Filipino media known for UNTV News and Rescue and UNTV Public Service also covered the event.
Below is the list of the DeeMoney Cup 2018 Organizing Committee:
|Host / Organizer||DeeMoney (SawasdeeShop)|
|Chairman of the Committee||Mr. Jezreel Llanera
Marketing Partner, DeeMoney
Founder, Pinoy Thaiyo
|Finance||Ms. Nenita Acedo
Co-founder, Filipino Films in Thailand
Commissioner / Director
|Dr. Ismael Naypa
North Bangkok Filipino Basketball LeagueMr. Ruben Lachica
Mr. Karlo Diel
|Volleyball MenVolleyball Women||Mr. Juan Carlos DilanMs. Catherine Talawan|
|Badminton||Mr. Reyman Oseo|
|Mr. & Miss DeeMoney||Mr. Dario Mando|
|Palarong Pinoy||Mr. Mario Sanchez|
|Paskong Pinoy||Association of Filipinos in Thailand|
|Logistics & Technical Support||Mr. Herbert Acedo
Founder, Filipino Films in Thailand
|Booths||Ms. Jane Cabaya
Founder, Kababayan & Kapamilya sa Thailand
|Committee Members||All Team Owners/Managers|
Other sponsors include the following:
- St Robert’s Group of Companies
- Mini Boss Business School Thailand
- Filipino Films in Thailand
- Geortravel Tours and Services
- Cargo Plus
- Ms Ma Cecilia Fookiat, former AFT President
- Be Beth Beauty Products
- Kababayan at Kapamilya sa Thailand
- Tindahan Ni Aling RJ
- Pridi Dental Smile