28 July 2016:

The Singapore Slingers will be one of six teams who will contest the 2016 Merlion Cup from the 21st – 25th September 2016 at the OCBC Arena in Singapore. The Merlion Cup basketball tournament is making it’s return after a 20 year hiatus, run by the Basketball Association of Singapore this will be the 10th edition of the Merlion Cup.

The teams competing for the trophy will include the Shanghai Sharks from the Chinese CBA, Seoul Samsung Thunders from the Korean KBL,  Mighty Sports Philippines (invitation team), Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor from the Taiwan SBL, Malaysia Dragons & Singapore Slingers both from the ASEAN Basketball league.

The Slingers are scheduled to face Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor from Taiwan to open the tournament at 6.30pm on Wednesday the 21st of September. The Slingers will back up two days later when they face the Shanghai Sharks at 8.30pm on Friday 23rd September.

The Slingers will be using this pre season tournament to start their preparation for the 2016-17 ABL season. This is a great opportunity to play high quality competition and at the same time to try out some potential new combinations in the team.

All Merlion Cup games will be played at the OCBC Arena, Singapore Sportshub.

2016 Merlion Cup Schedule

OCBC ARENA

Wednesday 21st September

6.30pm :          Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor (Taiwan) vs SINGAPORE SLINGERS

8.30pm :          Seoul Samsung Thunders vs Mighty Sports Philippines

Thursday 22nd September

6.30pm :          Malaysia Dragons vs Seoul Samsung Thunders

8.30pm :          Shanghai Sharks vs Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor (Taiwan)

Friday 23rd September

6.30pm :          Mighty Sports Philippines vs Malaysia Dragons

8.30pm :          SINGAPORE SLINGERS vs Shanghai Sharks

Saturday 24th September

6.30pm :          Semi – Final 1

8.30pm :          Semi – Final 2

Sunday 25th September

1.00pm :          Play-off for 5th / 6th

3.30pm :          Play-off for 3rd / 4th

6.00pm :         Championship Final

Tickets go on sale for the Merlion Cup at Sportshub Tix on the 10th August 2016

Slingers, Shanghai, Taiwan, Malaysia, Korea, Philippines

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