As of 4:20 PM (PHT), the hashtag #UNTVCup2Championship has peaked to No. 1 of Philippines Trends, even before PNP Responders and AFP Cavaliers collide one last time this evening for the UNTV Cup Finals at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.
UNTV announced the news over its Twitter and Facebook account. The hashtag debuted at No. 5, then gradually climbing up to No. 3 and No. 2 until hitting No. 1 at 4:20 PM (PHT time).
Game 3: AFP v PNP
The winner will emerge as season two’s champion, taking home P1.5 million cash to be donated to the chariatable institution of choice of the victorious team. The second placer will get P650,000, which was an increase from P500,000 prize that was originally announced.
PNP held Game 1 while AFP took Game 2, which led to this decider game of the best-of-three series.
Before the match between the PNP and AFP, a curtain raiser exhibition game will be held between the Legislatives and Executives.
During Game 2 last July 1, the other winners were already announced. Former UNTV Cup champ Team Judiciary only managed to scoop third place with P250,000 for their chosen charity.
Fourth placer, MMDA received P150,000 for their chosen charity.
UNTV Cup is a project by UNTV-BMPI Chairman and CEO Daniel Razon, whose goal is to encourage government offices and departments to play basketball for charity.