UP to go overseas for training for second straight year

By Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Jul 10, 2018 04:24 PM

Juan GDL and the rest of UP will test themselves against the best Serbia and Croatia have to offer

The University of the Philippines is already hard at work, preparing for what it is hoping to be a breakthrough season.

With the UAAP Season 81 just two months away, the Fighting Maroons are all set to travel to Serbia for a two-week long training camp. “This training camp should push us to be at the height of our condition. After that, we will have at least a month to sustain it,” head coach Bo Perasol shared.

Perasol said that, aside from drills and training exercises, State U will also have tuneup games against Serbian and Croatian professional teams.

UP leaves for Croatia on July 21 and will be back home on August 4.

This is the second straight year that the now-rejuvenated program has a training camp abroad. A year ago, they went to Las Vegas for Impact Training.

Before the training camp in Serbia, the Fighting Maroons will also be competing in a pocket tournament in Iloilo.

The Fighting Maroons’ preparations and of course, support in-season, have been made possible by new backers Robinson’s, 3M, and NXLED.


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