Ateneo wins 2 titles in Havaianas bootfest

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Monday, July 14, 2014

HOST Ateneo de Davao University captured two titles while Sakya Football Club and Punta del Sol Football Club claimed one title each at the close of the Martish Marketing Company and Havaianas sponsored 1st Futbol Fest: All Girls 7-A Side Tournament held at the Addu Matina soccer fields Saturday.

In the Under-12 category, Ateneo Team B strikers beat Ateneo A in the final. The latter placed second while Sakya was second.

Addu Grade School Blue team outclassed Addu High School in their 14-under clash while SOS Children's Village Football Club finished third.


In under-16, Sakya toppled Addu High School Team B that settled for the runner-up instead. The DDS Teens came third.

The Punta del Sol FC blanked SOS Children's Village FC, 3-0, in the open finals, to pocket P10,000 worth of gift certificates. SOS copped the second place while the Agilas Football Club grabbed third.

Jelly Diamante of Addu Team B (U-12), Ysabel Aquino of Addu GS Team (U-14), Moira Calizo of Sakya FC (U-16), and Merlo Albano of Punta del Sol (open) were named most valuable players (MVPs).

Futbol Girls organizer Benedict John Enerio, in a phone interview with Sun.Star Davao yesterday, said the event's outcome exceeded their expectations.

"We expected a maximum number of 225 participants but a total of 257 players came," he said.

The bootfest was organized in partnership with the Addu Athletics Office. (KRP)

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on July 15, 2014.


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