PayMaya Philippines, the country’s leading digital payments company, formally sealed its support of the University of the Philippines Men’s Basketball Team (UPMBT) in the coming Season 82 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) on Thursday, June 6.
PayMaya Philippines regaled the UP Fighting Maroons with a vigorous and enthusiastic welcome at its office at Launchpad Building in Mandaluyong complete with drums, yells and cheering paraphernalia.
Led by its Founder-CEO, Orlando B. Vea, a UP alumnus, Pay Maya signed the Memorandum of Agreement with nowheretogobutUP Foundation (NTGBUP), a volunteer group assisting the advancement of UP’s varsity programs.
“The UP men’s basketball team is extremely grateful for all the support that has come our way the past year, and we’re more than glad to welcome PayMaya.”
Present in the event were UP President Danilo Concepcion, UP College of Human Kinetics (UP CHK) Dean Francis Diaz, NTGBUP Chairman and UPMBT Team Manager Atty. Agaton Uvero, Maroons coaching staff, and the whole Fighting Maroons squad.
“As a home-grown digital brand that aims to change the game for the Filipino consumers and enterprises, the story of the UP Men’s Basketball team, along with their hard work, grit, and passion for excellence, resonates very well with all of us at PayMaya,” said Vea in a statement.
UP Fighting Maroons coach Bo Perasol meanwhile expressed his excitement about the new partnership.
“The UP men’s basketball team is extremely grateful for all the support that has come our way the past year, and we’re more than glad to welcome PayMaya into the growing UP Fighting Maroons family,” he said.
During the launch, the UPMBT players also received their very own PayMaya cards which they linked to their PayMaya app so they can get the most out of their cashless experience.
With PayMaya, the players can easily shop online and in their favorite establishments, send and receive money to and from their loved ones, pay bills, buy discounted prepaid load and gaming pins, and much more.