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PSA Forum: ABAP execs to provide updates on Olympic qualifiers

Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) president Ricky Vargas serves as the special guest in the regular Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum webcast on Tuesday.

Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) president Ricky Vargas and secretary-general Ed Picson (PSA Photo)

Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) president Ricky Vargas and secretary-general Ed Picson (PSA Photo)

Vargas, the former Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president and current PBA Board chairman, will be joined by ABAP secretary-general Ed Picson in the session that starts at 10:30 a.m.

The boxing federation is still in the process of qualifying Filipino pugs to the Tokyo Olympics. So far two Philippine boxers in Eumir Felix Marcial and Irish Magno have qualified to the Games, which has been postponed for next year following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Philippines' Eumir Felix Marcial (red) defeats Malaysia's Che Azmi Mohd Aswan in Boxing middleweight semifinals at PICC Forum in Pasay, December 6, 2019 (Rio Leonelle Deluvio / Canon 1DX Mark II with 400mm f2.8 lens)

Philippines’ Eumir Felix Marcial (red) defeats Malaysia’s Che Azmi Mohd Aswan in Boxing middleweight semifinals at PICC Forum in Pasay last December. (MB File Photo)

The Forum will be shown anew live via the PSA Facebook page fb.com/PhilippineSportswritersAssociation and likewise to be shared on Radyo Pilipinas 2 Facebook page.

The weekly public sports program is backed by San Miguel Corp., Go For Gold, Amelie Hotel, Braska Restaurant, and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) and powered by Smart.


Source: Manila Bulletin (https://sports.mb.com.ph/2020/06/29/psa-forum-abap-execs-to-provide-updates-on-olympic-qualifiers/)

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