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CNMI Sharks off to Philippines for ‘Battle of the Pacific’

THE Battle of the Pacific will rage again.

The CNMI Sharks are leaving this weekend to face the Philippine Rebels on April 28, Saturday in the Philippines.

The Philippine Rebels is host country’s all-star team who will play their first international matchup.

The CNMI Sharks’ head coach is John Blanco.

The CNM Sharks pose for photo after practice on the Airport field.  Contributed photoThe CNM Sharks pose for photo after practice on the Airport field. Contributed photo

The offensive coordinator is Garth Backe and defensive coordinator is Joe Ocampo.

The islands’ team is asking for community’s prayers and support.

The Sharks brought home the victory in April 2016.

They nipped a big win in the Philippines against the Philippine Templars whom they 68-0 at the Gatorade Blue Pitch Field located in Circuit Makati the Philippines.