MNL Kingpin boosts the first Zamst PH 3x3 Tournament 2019, as the official outfitter


by John Mark Herrera - Published March 16, 2019

One of the uprising names in the field of sportswear providers here in the Philippines, have landed a partnership that will elevate the upcoming Zamst PH 3x3 Tournament 2019. 

Walking through their respective paths, both Kings of the Court|STR8 and MNL Kingpin have taken their crafts by storm in just a short span of time; a success story, among all things that the two perennial power house have in common.

As tons of opportunities opened this 2019, the minds behind the prestigious companies crossed paths to bring more royalty on the hardcourt. MNL Kingpin owner, Mr. JC Fernandez and Kings of the Court|STR8 president and founder, Mr. Cholo Legisma, sealed their one-year partnership as one of the outfitters for the sports organizing company, in a contract signing held last Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Kings of the Court|STR8's head office in Lee Gardens Commercial building, located at Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City.

Kings of the Court|STR8 President and Founder, Mr Cholo Legisma [left] and MNL Kingpin Owner, Mr. JC Fernandez [right].

Tracing their roots from Tondo, Manila City, the proud owner MNL Kingpin told the story of how the brand rose in the sports clothing business, in just a span of three years (started back in 2015). Fueled by the mission of not only to provide quality sportswear for our basketball-endearing nation, but to equip all hoop-junkies with the mindset of ruling the hardcourt while wearing their threads.

"Ang talagang mission namin sa Kingpin, is maging brand na mayroong class. Gusto namin mag stand out sa design, sa logo, sa lahat. Aside from well-known basketball players like our brand ambassador- Mon Mabayo (QC Capitals-MPBL), we supply threads sa celebrities para makilala siya nationwide." - JC shared, when asked about their brand's mission.

JC shared how he was convinced to seal the deal. "With Kings of the Court, sa pangalan palang magkatunog na [with ours]. For us, alam narin namin na established league na 'to hindi na siya basta basta. Kaya hindi ako nag hesitate na makipag partner agad, kasi isa rin yan sa goal ko this year." 'Angst balanced with class', this is the perfect way to describe the partnership of MNL Kingpin and Kings of the Court|STR8.

Kings of the Court|STR8 President and Founder, Mr Cholo Legisma [left] and MNL Kingpin Owner, Mr. JC Fernandez [right].

Even after landing the one year deal as one of King of the Court|STR8’s outfitters, JC's idea of a successful 2019 is only halfway done. He aims for more growth by exploring product development and expanding the MNL Kingpin's reach to new heights, specifically in other countries. "Ngayon we're developing a new style para sa shorts na hindi lang basta sublimation, sa muscle fit shirts, and so on. Sa ibang countries din, nakikilala na kami, like sa middle-east, sa US, and Singapore. Dahan-dahan siyang lumalaki."

Players will get to experience the high quality uniforms from MNL Kingpin, provided in two different color ways (sky blue and white). Combined with Zamst PH' free trial for braces, supports, and care products for athletes as they fulfill the mission to offer products and services that will help prevent injuries and improve athletic performance. The one-day tournament will surely provide an unforgettable basketball experience to all participating players.

An essential part of an organization's success, the "Kingpin" of all uniform suppliers will immediately make their presence felt, as the official outfitter of the first Zamst PH 3X3 Tournament powered by Kings of the Court|STR8, on March 17, 2019 at The Upper Deck Lifestyle Center in Ortigas Pasig City. Bragging a total of eighty-five (85) competing teams across seven (7) different divisions, Zamst PH, led by owner Mr. Bobby Go made the renaissance of one of Kings of the Court|STR8's 'gem' tournament was bolstered, together with the arrival of MNL Kingpin.