Mighty Sports Apparel and Accessories

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Mighty Sports Apparel and Accessories
IndustryManufacturing, Textile
Founded2011
FounderCaesar Wongchuking
HeadquartersGuiguinto, Bulacan,
Key people
Edwin John Sy
(President)
ProductsSportswear
Websitewww.mightysports.ph

Mighty Sports Apparel and Accessories, Inc. (MSAA) is a Philippine sportswear manufacturing company headquartered in Guiguinto, Bulacan. The company makes a wide range of customized and ready-to-wear apparel and accessories for numerous types of sports.[1] They are also the official supplier of top colleges and universities in the Philippines such as Xavier School, University of the Philippines and De La Salle-College of St. Benilde.[2] It is owned by businessman Caesar Wongchuking.

The sportswear maker also owns the Mighty Sports basketball team that participates in various domestic and international tournaments such as the Pilipinas Commercial Basketball League, William Jones Cup and most recently, Dubai International Basketball Championship[3] that featured former Los Angeles Lakers star Lamar Odom and Ginebra import Justin Brownlee.

Partnerships[edit]

The sportswear manufacturer is currently the official provider of the UP Fighting Maroons Men's Basketball Team and Benilde Blazers in the collegiate level.[4][5] They also have a corporate sponsorship with the Bulacan Kuyas (dubbed "Bulacan Kuyas-Mighty Sports") in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League.

MSAA is also the apparel and gear manufacturer for Xavier School including varsity team uniforms, PE uniforms and official merchandise.[6] In August 2018, the MSAA entered a joint-venture with Xavier School to publish a coffee table book entitled Golden: A Celebration of the Xavier Golden Stallions commemorating the achievements of athletes of Xavier School over the past few decades.[7][8][9]

The firm has also sponsored sports organizations and individuals, mostly involving junior, "differently-abled" or any Philippine representative athletes. For example, they sponsored two of Manila's top junior golfers in 2015[10] and most recently, donated all of Mighty Sports basketball team's Republica Cup 2018 prize money to boost the Paralympic Committee of the Philippines athletes.[11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Services - Mighty Sports Apparel and Accessories, Inc. | #GearUpForGreatness". Mighty Sports. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  2. ^ "Mighty Sports signs new deal as official outfitter of Xavier athletes". Spin.ph. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  3. ^ Lozada, Bong. "Mighty Sports kicks off Dubai campaign on high note". sports.inquirer.net. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  4. ^ "From cigarettes to real estate to UP Maroons". philstar.com. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  5. ^ "Investing in the UP Fighting Maroons". philstar.com. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  6. ^ "Mighty Sports supports Xavier". Manila Standard. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  7. ^ "Xavier School commemorates 'golden' feats of top athletes". Spin.ph. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  8. ^ News, Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN. "Book celebrating Xavier sports in the works". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  9. ^ Corp, ABS-CBN. "Xavier sports history, immortalized in a book to be released 2019". ABS-CBN SPORTS. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  10. ^ "PressReader.com - Connecting People Through News". www.pressreader.com. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  11. ^ "PH bets to Asian Para Games get timely boost from Mighty Sports". Spin.ph. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  12. ^ Rappler.com. "Sports bits: PH Para bets get boost, GAB issues licenses to pro 3-point shooters". Rappler. Retrieved 2019-02-09.