Globalport ready for Philippine Cup with or without Terrence Romeo
Paul Lintag on Dec 08, 2017 01:46 PM
Fortunately, even without Romeo, it seems like Globalport is still up to the task. After all, Stanley Pringle is still there and the guy is pretty much 1A to Terrence's 1 in terms of status with the team.
Globalport's undisputed alpha is Terrence Romeo.
But with the Bro on the mend after a knee injury, the Batang Pier will start their 2018 Philippine Cup campaign without their undispusted alpha.
Fortunately, it seems like Globalport is still up to the task. After all, Stanley Pringle is still there and the guy is pretty much 1A to Terrence's 1 in terms of status with the team.
Also, head coach Pido Jarencio, who took over from Franz Pumaren after the latter went on a leave of absence, believes that the Batang Pier are ready with or without the Bro.
"Wala naman problema, kung ready na si Terrence, ang team is ready na rin for him. Naka-prepare na rin naman lahat kami," Jarencio said.
"Kung si Terrence wala, still we're ready. Pagdating ni Terrence, malaking bagay makakatulong siya. Kung wala si Terrence, okay din kami kasi ready naman," he added.
While Terrence has no definite timetable for a return, he's definitely not playing again this year and will most likely suit up by January 2018.
Good thing Globalport only will only play one official PBA game for the rest of the year.
"Siya yun eh, sabi niya [Romeo] by January [okay] na siya," Jarencio said.
"First game naman namin is December 25, for sure second game namin January na. Kung babalik si Terrence in a month or three weeks from now, okay pa rin kami dahil syempre kailangan ma-condition pa rin siya," he added.
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