Nike Philippines joins the numerous Filipinos who believe in Team Pilipinas in its bid to represent Asia in the Olympics.
On July 28, 2007 our nation’s Olympic fate shall be sealed as Team Pilipinas enters the pre-qualifier FIBA Asian Cup in Tokushima, Japan. The team carries with them the entire Philippines’ hope of ending the over 30-year Olympic drought in basketball. Through its limited edition “Believer” t-shirt, Nike hopes to encourage more people to show their support. Celebrities showed their support for the team by attending a one-day photo shoot wearing Nike’s limited edition “Believer” t-shirts. The star-studded line-up consisted of PBA Commissioner Noli Eala, BAP-Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas Executive Director Patrick Gregorio, former National Team members Alvin Patrimonio, Jeffrey Cariaso and Olsen Racela, RP Youth and De La Salle Head Coach Franz Pumaren, Team Pilipinas Assistant Coach and Ateneo Head Coach Norman Black, former Olympian Akiko Thomson, TV personalities Reema Chanco and Jinno Rufino, entertainers Francis Magalona and Michael V., sportscaster & triathlete Tricia Chiongbian, supermodel Tweetie de Leon, and trendsetter Tim Yap.
Photo by Tom Epperson
[ via Free Mind
Francis Magalona ]