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Online, fans gear up for Manila Clasico matchup with artwork, tweets

There’s only one elimination round match scheduled between Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and San Mig Coffee, which means their date on Sunday might end up being the only Manila Clasico game in the Philippine Cup if the two teams don’t face each other in the playoffs.

The classic matchup has induced excitement among fans, who have taken to publishing fan art for the game:

Artwork by Ryan C. Mendoza

From www.facebook.com/SMCMixers

They also couldn’t contain their excitement on Twitter about the game, the third in a rare triple-header on Sunday:


Online, fans gear up for Manila Clasico

There’s only one elimination round match scheduled between Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and San Mig Coffee, which means their date on Sunday might end up being the only Manila Clasico game in the Philippine Cup if the two teams don’t face each other in the playoffs.

Storified by Jaemark Tordecilla · Sat, Nov 03 2012 03:02:50

dear #ManilaClasico be good this time :) let’s Go Barangay!Philip Nino Zuniga
nakakapagod manood ng laro ng Ginebratalo na naman, but i never lose hope#ManilaClasico itaga na sa bato!Marsha C.
@PBAonAKTV Ginebra better be ready because james yap is on a roll.. #ManilaClasicoramjay losenada
4th straight??Gising kabarangay ibalik ninyo ang dati niyng laro bounceback on sunday ManilaCLasico @pbaconnect @pbaonline @barangayginebraRafael John Vicente
@jessicatantoco nako sobrang matutuwa ako sa ginebra pag tinalo nila san mig :)) #ManilaClasicoLorenzo Macaspac
Manila Clasico! Are you excited? @kaybuh7 :DJared Chua
Telecast nmn pla lahat Live ung laban sa sunday pag wla na talaga Ticket ok na din s TV.. #ManilaClasico #supersunday Jeffrey
Badly want to watch #ManilaClasico live on a sunday night. That would be super awesome but I guess the ticks are already sold out :(Nicxolle
Soldout na daw ticket sa Sunday??? 3 Games including Manila Classico. :(#HereWeGoAgainAngelique Capua
@PBAonAKTV Naiinip na ko! gusto ko na mag LINGGO :) Its manila clasico, Damn Eto talaga manunuod ako! pag ako nanuod sure win ang GINEBRA:)Manuel Barro
Can’t wait for #ManilaClasico game on sunday at the Big Dome! We’ll watch it live! Yahooo! :)) #BasketballFanRightHereJazzaira Kim Paderna
NAKAKAINGGIT YUNG SURE NG MAKAKAPANUOD NG #MANILACLASICO LIVE. Samahan nyo kooooo. Kahit sa pinakataas ng Araneta, ayos lang. HahahaCamille Alvarez
Parang gusto ko na lang ibenta yung 3 tickets ko para #ManilaClasico sa sunday! May lakad pala kasi kami nun! :/ Who wants?? Upper b sya!Richelle Nicdao
Good Morning Everyone. Excited sa Game on Sunday. Manila Classico!!Coffee Planet
Whattaway to finish the PBA’s first triple header this sunday! And a way to finish our 4 game skid! Time to win is now! !#ManilaClasicoGinebra San Miguel
Daming excited ah? Count me in. :") Really really excited for this match #manilaclasico. :")Zylene Barretto
Our tickets for Manila Classico. Hoping for the best @wantoneyyt17 @SMC_Mixers @SMCMixers #GoCoffee http://instagr.am/p/RhFCXWOJaS/Miira Joven
Excited for Manila Classico on Sunday! :))) Triple-header pa. Jamiix Oh!
Damn. Triple header tapos Manila Clasico pa! WOW!Gino Estebanlar
May balak silang manood ng #ManilaClasico sa Linggo. Sana isama nila ko. :(蔡麦棋
I really wanna watch The Manila Classico on Sunday! But there are no more tickets available. Smh. #SMCMixers!Clary
Sarap manood ng live sa Sunday! #PBA2013 #TripleHeader #ManilaClasicoMatthew Militar
Excited nko sa #ManilaClasico this Sunday, 7pm. Brgy. Ginebra vs San Mig Coffee. #LetsGoGinKings :))WilliamIsTheGame23
Manila Clasico na sa Linggo! Go San Mig Coffee FIXERS, este MIXERS! XDJR Rodrigo
Kampihan sa Linggo, Sa Manila Clasico. – Matalo na sa lahat, wag lang sa Manila Clasico. BATTLE OF EVERYONE.… http://tmblr.co/ZXezxtWS7c67Charlene Beltran
My fingers are crossed. Hoping that Les still have 3 tickets left for PBA’s game this Sunday. Pppfffft. Manila Clasico shouldn’t be missed.April Desiree Salud
@barangayginebra MANILA CLASSICO is on the way .. Can’t wait to see the rivalry .. Kya yan guys. bawi tyo sa 4 game losing streak ..Jc HerEN
@PBAonAKTV Hayss! Bukas ang pinaka aabangan kong araw! Manila Clasico :)) Manunuod ako!. pag ako nanuod GG na si James Bisayap :DManuel Barro
@micohalili SUPER EXCITED na ako for Manila Classico tom!!! Sana magtuloy-tuloy ang winning streak ng San Mig Coffee =)Catherine Lim
so excited for the Manila clasico:)joana tallada

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