1st Ceres football fest kicks off today-A A +A
Saturday, February 1, 2014
THE 1st Ceres FC Friendship 7-A-Side Football Festival kicks off today at 8:30 a.m. at the Ceres FC North Football Field in Talisay City.
Some 209 teams from different clubs in the country will converge in the biggest football festival ever held in the province of Negros Occidental.
Registration of teams begins at 6:30AM and opening rites follow at 7:20 a.m.
Ten age-groups will compete in three playing venues: Ceres FC North Football Field, Ceres FC Football Field-Mandalagan and St. John’s Institute Explorer School Football Field.
There are 12 teams in Under 8 (born 2006); 17 teams in Under 10 (born 2004); 25 teams in Under 12 (born 2002); 10 teams in Under 14-Girls (born 2000); 25 in Under 14-Boys (born 2000); 25 in Under 16-Boys (born 1998); 20 in Under 18-Boys (born 1996); 12 in Men's 38-Above (born 1976); 19 in Ladies Open; and 41in Men's Open.
The festival is a vision of Ceres FC manager Leo Rey Yanson aimed at providing football enthusiasts the opportunity to foster and exhibit sportsmanship in a competitive, safe, and friendly environment. (HGD)
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on February 01, 2014.