Pinsao tops Goshenland G-string football-A A +A
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
ABOUT 50 teams with more than 600 football players gathered during the weekend in the second staging of the Goshenland G-String Football Cup at the Melvin Jones grounds.
Pinsao took everyone by storm as it led all winners and practically winning the g-string division by edging Ayaka who settled for second while San Jose salvaged third place in the event organized by the Cordilllera-based real estate developer which has been a prime sponsor of football for several years now.
The seven-a-side 7 under division saw Dona Aurora Elementary School winning the crown while Balili FA and Josefa Carino Elementary school notched second and third place honors, respectively.
Out of towner Olongapo FA topped the 9 under division, edging Small World Christian Foundation team C and team A who both settled for second and third in exact order with La Trinidad winning the crown in the 11 under category as Baguio Central School and Bonifacio Elementary School was second and third respectively.
La Trinidad also won the 13 under crown with La Trinidad Central School and Cordillera Goshenland Football Club came second and third, respectively.
Roxas Wildcats FC of Batangas sneaked past their rivals in winning the 15 under crown that saw them lording over Benguet National High School who settled for second place while Cordillera Goshenland Football Club placed third.
Cordillera Goshenland Football club meanwhile emerged as the champion in the ladies open as Pinget FC settled for second place while visiting Pangasinan State University was the third placer.
The men’s open saw BSU Alumni FC winning the crown against a younger University of Baguio while Pangasinan State University once again settled for third place.
Five hundred fifty five players and 84 teams joined the first G-string tournament two years ago which was played during a rainy July that saw players splashing, diving, tackling and sliding in the muddy Melvin Jones football field.
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on March 14, 2013.