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Right direction

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 10:00 p.m.

WHEN it comes down to these options, The Aboitiz Cup final or a British pop boy band playing in the country, some girls would just have to ditch a football final.

Passing the grade

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 10:30 p.m.

THE Philippine Football Federation (PFF) was very impressed with the Cebu Elite teams that joined the Festival of Football over the weekend in San Carlos City and picked 23 players to join in the national training pool.

Sugbuanon escapes Niños in South Bowl

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 10:08 p.m.

TEAM Sugbuanon escaped a close match against the Cebu Niños, 13-12, in the championship match of the first South Bowl 2015: Regional Flag Football Championships last Sunday at the Camp Lapu-Lapu field in Barangay Apas.

DFA U14 girls sweep Gingoog City games

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 09:32 p.m.

THE Davao Football Association (DFA) Under-14 girls football squad emerged champion in the recently-concluded Philippine Football Federation (PFF) Regional Festival of Football held in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental over the weekend.

D'Davao Survivors, SOS-Sakya FC axe wins in U-17 league

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 09:41 p.m.

D'DAVAO Survivors and SOS-Sakya Football Club (FC) clinched their first wins after scoring contrasting wins at the start of the Davao Football Association (DFA)-sanctioned 4th DFA Under-17 Girls League held at the Tionko football field Saturday.

PCT, Sakya-SOS bag crowns

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 11:29 p.m.

THE Philippine College of Technology-Medvil (PCT) and Sakya-SOS Football Club (FC) ruled their respective divisions at the close of the Philippine Football Federation-Davao Football Association (PFF-DFA) Football Championships held at the Tionko football field over the weekend.

Hyenas, Crocs and AdDU clinch titles in Panaghi-usa Cup

Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 10:28 p.m.

THE Hyenas Football Club (FC) clinched two titles in the Under-6 and Under-8 divisions, respectively, while the Ateneo de Davao University Grade School and Crocs FC scored one title each at the start of the Davao Football Association (DFA)-sanctioned Panaghi-usa 7-a side Football Cup at the AdDU Matina football field Saturday.

The Hyenas FC clinched the Under-6 title, outclassing AdDU and Montevista FC who placed second and third, respectively.

From 'Maldita' to Mentor

Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 09:11 p.m.

"GUSTO nako gamiton akong influence as an athlete especially sa football na dili mapili lang ang pwede magapil sa sports kundi basig kinsa na anaay gusto gyud ug pinaka importante walay gender requirement ang sports (I want to use my influence as an athlete especially in the sport of football to share that not only talented people are allowed to join in their chosen sports but everyone who has the passion are encouraged and that sports does not have any gender requirement)," said the 34 year-old Merlo Silva Albano.

Ceres-La Salle to face Maziya in playoffs of AFC Cup 2015

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 02:56 p.m.

MULTI-TITLED Ceres-La Salle FC is set to face Maziya Sports and Recreation of Maldives on February 17 at the latter’s home pitch for the Asian Football Confederation Cup playoff match.

The winner of this face-off will join India’s Bengaluru, Persipura Jayapura of Indonesia, and Warriors of Singapore in Group E.

Hooligans tops Christmas footfest

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 06:36 p.m.

THE Hooligans Football Club (FC) emerged champion in the men's open division of the recently-concluded Davao Football Association (DFA) Christmas League Football Festival held at the Tiongko football field recently.

Hooligans FC demolished Philippine College of Technology (PCT)-Medvil, 3-1, via penalty shootout of their titular showdown. The latter placed second instead.

SPS relentless in 9-1 win in DFA U-14 games

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 09:56 p.m.

SOUTH Point School (SPS) obliterated DDS-Khanj in a 9-1 victory at the start of the Davao Football Association (DFA) Under-14 Girls Championships held at the Tiongko football field over the weekend.

SPS's Zea Abigail Relana opened the scoring with a goal in the 15th minute but Nicki Velasco of DDS-Khanj equalized in the 27th minute to draw level.

AdDU tops DFA U-12 tournament

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 09:32 p.m.

THE Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) football team lived up to its billing, as they emerged as champion in the recently-concluded Davao Football Association (DFA) Under-12 championships 2014 held at the Tionko football field over the weekend.

Azkals, Thais scoreless in First Leg semi-finals

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 04:17 p.m.

A SCORELESS draw on Saturday gave the Philippine Azkals a positive outlook of scoring an upset against the favored Thailand War Elephants in an away game on Wednesday for the 2014 AFF-Suzuki Cup Leg 2 Semifinals at the Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok.

Ceres-La Salle FC club director and former national team striker Ali Rojas Go said that Saturday’s match against the Thais was good for the Azkals but it could have been better if the nationals scored a goal.

Hagonoy NHS steamrolling DFA U-15 games

Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 10:30 p.m.

THE Hagonoy National High School (HNHS) scored twin kill victories at the start of the Philippine Football Federation-Davao Football Association (PFF-DFA) Under-15 Boys Championship held at the Tionko football field, Saturday.

Vietnam beats Philippines 3-1 to reach semifinals

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 02:50 p.m.

HANOI, Vietnam — Former champion Vietnam qualified for the semifinals of the Suzuki Cup on Friday by beating the Philippines 3-1.

Ngao Hoang Thinh, Vu Minh Tuan and Phama Thah Luong scored for the 2008 champions while substitute Paul Mulders pulled one back for the Philippines, which had already qualified with two straight wins.

Ateneo, SOS-Sakya demolish opponents

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:00 p.m.

THE Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU), SOS-Sakya Football Club (FC) and D'Davao Survivors (DDS) toppled their respective rivals to improve their records as the Davao Football Association (DFA)-backed 11th Acosta Cup ladies football tournament at the Tiongko field over the weekend.

PCT-Medvil, Crocs FC bag 2 titles

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 09:58 p.m.

THE Philippine College of Technology (PCT)-Medvil and Crocs Football Club (FC) captured two titles each at the close of the 2014 Cherifer Football Festival held at the Tionko field recently.

Ateneo bags 2 titles

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 10:07 p.m.

ATENEO de Cebu bagged two crowns last Sunday, while sister clubs Giuseppe and Leylam FC surprised traditional powerhouse Don Bosco late Saturday in the 3rd Sun.Star Football Cup.

Perfect start

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 10:56 p.m.

THE Bosconians had another good weekend of football after claiming two titles in the 3rd Sun.Star Football Cup yesterday at the Cebu City Sports Center football pitch.

Don Bosco A snagged the Mixed Under-7 plum, while Don Bosco 3 bagged the Under-9 title.

Ateneo girls 12U team vows to reclaim title

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 09:09 p.m.

THE Ateneo de Davao University girls 12-under team vowed to reclaim its title when they compete in the 19th Alaska Football Cup set November 29 and 30 at the Ayala Alabang Country Club.

Ateneo girls 12U head coach Reynalyn Ravanes, guesting in Thursday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at NCCC Mall B3 Center, said: "We failed in our seven-peat bid last year as most of my players are Grade 5. We finished third then. But this year, we will work out to win the title again."

Ateneo wins DCAA football, volley golds

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 09:35 p.m.

THE Ateneo de Davao University (Addu)-bannered Unit 6 demolished the Emar Human and Environmental College-laden Unit 5, 6-1, in Tuesday's finals match to capture the secondary boys football gold medal of the Davao City Athletic Association (DCAA) Meet 2014 at the Tionko field.

PCT, DDS draw

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 10:27 p.m.

THE Philippine College of Technology (PCT) figured in a draw with D'Davao Survivors (DDS), 5-5, at the start of the 11th Acosta Cup ladies open football tournament held at the Tiongko football field over the weekend.

‘Best youth team’

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 11:45 p.m.

SACRED Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC) walked out as the best Boys Under-12 team after winning the Dynamo FC-Cebu Football Association (CFA) Under-12 Championships.

SHS-AdC barreled through the tournament unbeaten and edged out equally talented University of San Carlos (USC)-BED, 2-1, in the championship match last Saturday at the Cebu City Sports Center.

Black Knights bags 2 titles

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 09:15 p.m.

THE Black Knights clinched two titles while SOS Children's Village Football Club (FC) and Ateneo de Davao University (Addu) bagged one title each in the 8th SOS Children's Village Football Festival held at the Davao City National High School (DCNHS) field over the weekend.

SOS footfest gets underway

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 10:03 p.m.

IT'S all systems go for the staging of the 8th SOS Football Festival that will kick off today, Saturday, at the Davao City National High School grounds.

AdDU tops Uraya Land football tourney

Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 11:28 p.m.

THE Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) emerged as champions in the boys and girls Under-14 categories at the close of the 3rd Uraya Land Football Invitational held at the Villa Mercedez, Catigan Toril last Saturday.

Grassroots football course attracts 58

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:59 p.m.

THE just-concluded Davao Football Association, Inc. (DFAI) Grassroots Course (GCF) had attracted a total of 58 participants at the Philippine College of Technology, DMSF (Gahol) Drive, Garden Park Village, Bajada recently.

Ceres-La Salle, UNO-R in college football finals

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 12:32 p.m.

UNIVERSITY of St. La Salle (USLS) is set to defend its title against rival University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos after booking two wins and a draw over the weekend in the Negros Occidental Private School Sports, Cultural and Educational Association (Nopsscea) men’s football.

Ceres-La Salle FT dumped John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation-Bacolod, six-nil on Saturday while reigning runner-up Rams won three-nil over the same squad to arrange a face-off on October 11.

6 Ceres standouts recalled by Azkals for Fifa friendly

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 04:25 p.m.

SIX members of Ceres-La Salle FC are being called up by the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) for a Fifa friendly match against Malaysia on October 11 at the Shah Alam Stadium in Selangor, Malaysia.

Among those recalled for Azkals duty are Jeffrey Christiaens, Juan Guirado, Manuel Ott, Paul Mulders, Carli de Murga and Patrick Reichelt.

‘Perfect for Pinoys’

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 12:14 a.m.

WORLD–class football from coaches of a world-class club will be imparted to grassroots players here in Cebu.

One of the most famous football clubs in the world, FC Barcelona (FCB)—or known simply as Barca--will hold a five-day football camp through its grassroots school FCB Escola this month for the first time here in Cebu.