Havaianas-backed girls bootfest unfurls

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Friday, July 11, 2014

THE Havaianas-backed Futbol Fest: All Girls 7-A-Side Tournament kicks off today at the Ateneo de Davao University (Addu) Matina field.

The one-day event, organized by Addu Athletics Office in partnership with Havaianas and Martish Marketing Company, aims to promote girls football in the city.

Addu sports coordinator Marc Samante earlier said they hope to "empower girls to be engaged in sports and to give them opportunity to showcase their skills in football".


A total of 260 players are expected to see action in girls 12-under, girls 14-under, girls 16-under and girls open categories.

The Futbol Fest is also being organized as a tribute to the ongoing Fifa World Cup.

Trophies, medals and special prizes await winners. (MLSA)

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on July 12, 2014.


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