Ateneo, La Salle players rock Air Force 1s ahead of rivalry match
ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 08, 2017 10:08 PM
Ateneo may have taken the huge 76-75 victory over La Salle to complete a sweep of the first round earlier today, but several players were already winners with what the shoes they were rocking when they arrived at the Mall of Asia Arena.
In celebration of the Air Force 1's 35th anniversary, players from tge Ateneo Blue Eagles and De La Salle Green Archers wore classic colors of the iconic sneaker as they arrived for their much-anticipated match to end Round 1 of the UAAP Season 80 men's basketball tournament.
Blue Eagles Thirdy Ravena, Mike Nieto, Anton Asistio, Tyler Tio, and man of the moment Matt Nieto wore crisp white Air Force 1s.
Green Archers Andrei Caracut, Justin Baltazar, Ramil Tero and, Santi Santillan wore their own pairs of the classic silhouette.
Being named after the prestigious presidential plane, the kicks definitely made the players look fly.
Aside from living each Pinoy baller's dream to represent a side in the biggest rivalry in Philippine sports, these lucky players got to experience the perks that go along with it: undeniable swag.