Blazing Pinoy

More than 400 pinoy players register for DeeMoney Cup

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
Basketball 8 teams 137
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
Asst. Commissioner

Dr. Ismael Naypa
North Bangkok Filipino Basketball LeagueMr. Ruben Lachica
Mr. Karlo Diel
Volleyball Men

Volleyball Women

Mr. Juan Carlos Dilan

Ms. 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:

  1. St Robert’s Group of Companies
  2. Mini Boss Business School Thailand
  3. Filipino Films in Thailand
  4. Geortravel Tours and Services
  5. Cargo Plus
  6. Ms Ma Cecilia Fookiat, former AFT President
  7. Be Beth Beauty Products
  8. Kababayan at Kapamilya sa Thailand
  9. Tindahan Ni Aling RJ
  10. Pridi Dental Smile