Filipino squads Blacklist International and Execration will both face tough tasks come the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup upper bracket playoffs on Friday after being pitted against MPL champions.
The reigning MPL Philippines titlist will face MPL Malaysia champion RSG MY while the MPL Philippines second placer will take on M1 World Champion and two-time MPL Indonesia winner EVOS Legends.
Both Filipino squads went undefeated in the group stage.
Coming off a successful run in the MPL Philippines, Blacklist International both swept Bigetron Alpha and Impunity KH to top Group C with an immaculate 2-0 record. Execration, on the other hand, vented their ire on MPL Singapore champion EVOS SG and Nightmare Esports, sweeping both squads to come out on top of Group D with a 2-0 standing.
Meanwhile, Bigetron Alpha will face Todak and Impunity KH will go toe to toe against EVOS SG in the lower bracket.
The champion will take home the lion’s share of $70,000 (over 3 million pesos) of the total prize pool of $150,000 (over 7 million pesos).
The playoffs will start on June 11, Friday at 1:00 pm.