Aklan Basketball Governor's Cup

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Aklan Basketball G-Cup
AklanGCup Logo.png
League logo
Sport Basketball
Founded 1995
No. of teams 17
Country  Philippines
Most recent champion(s) Tangalan (1 Title)
Most titles Banga (5 titles)
TV partner(s) Kalibo Cable

Aklan Governor's Cup[1] is an annual amateur basketball league which is usually dubbed under the name of the incumbent governor of Aklan. The league is one of the sports program of the province that aims to produce another basketball player that can play at the center stage of the Philippine Basketball Association. Wynne Arboleda, one of the supertars in the PBA, is a product of this program.

Teams[edit]

Team Moniker Home Stadium (Capacity) Championship Finals Appearance
Eastern Division
Altavas Bulldogs - 0 0
Balete Lightning Balete Covered Gym (400) 0 0
Banga - Banga Sports & Cultural Complex(1,000) 5 9
Batan - - 0 0
Kalibo Kopiko(Corporate Sponsor) ABL Sports & Cultural Complex (3,000) 1 1
Libacao - - 0 0
Madalag - - 0 0
New Washington New Wave New Washington Gym (400) 0 2
Western Division
Buruanga - - 0 0
Ibajay - Ibajay Sports Complex (1,000) 0 0
Lezo Tierra Alta Lezo Covered Court 0 0
Makato - ABL Sports Center (800) 0 0
Malay - - 0 0
Malinao - - 0 0
Nabas - - 0 0
Numancia Builders Bulwang Gymnasium(300) 4 8
Tangalan - Tangalan Gymnasium(400) 0 0

Champions[edit]

Year Champion Runner-Up Most Valuable Player Teams Participated
2009 Banga Numancia Ricky Ricafuente -
2010 Numancia Banga Samuel Ignacio (16) Makato, Tangalan, Lezo, Malinao, Ibajay, Nabas, Malay and Buruanga, Kalibo, New Washington, Batan, Altavas, Banga, Libacao, Balete and Madalag.
2011 Kalibo Banga JayMar Marte (14) Lezo, Malinao, Malay, Ibajay, Tangalan, Nabas, Makato, Banga, Altavas, Balete, Madalag, Batan, Libacao and Kalibo.
2012 Ibajay Tangalan JR Manuel (15) Kalibo, Banga, Altavas, New Washington, Balete, Madalag, Libacao, Batan, Numancia, Makato, Lezo, Malinao, Nabas, Ibajay and Tangalan.
2013 Tangalan[2] Ibajay Arjay Postorioso (12) Lezo, Malinao, Malay, Ibajay, Tangalan, Nabas, Makato, Balete, Madalag, Batan, Libacao and Kalibo.

Note: Records from 1995-2008 could not be retrieved.

Tournament Format[edit]

Three teams with the best records from each group will advance to the quarterfinals following the single round elimination. The top two teams will enjoy the twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four. The winners in the semifinals meet in the best-of-3 championship series.

Notable Players[edit]

  • Wynne Arboleda (5'11" PG):The first Aklanon to play in the PBA. He is one of the veteran members of the Air21 Express.
  • Ricky Ricafuente (5'11" PG): Played for Thailand Cobras of the Asean Basketball League and Trace Laguna Stallions of Liga Pilipinas.
  • Joey Alacar (6'4" C): One of the dominant centers in the league. Played for Banga and Kalibo.
  • Donald Delfin (6'4" C/PF): A former member of the St.Francis of Assissi College Doves of UCAA.
  • Samuel Ignacio (6'4" C/PF): An MVP of the league and led Numancia to four(4) Championships.
  • JayMar Marte (6'1" SF):
  • Romeo Molo (6'1" F):
  • JR Manuel (6'3" C): The 2012 League MVP.
  • Rodney Sazon (6'5" C): A member of the FEU Tamaraws Team B.

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