NATIONAL Under-19 (U19) football coach Jose Marie Aberasturi is coming to Cagayan de Oro on May 9 to recruit young players to play for two national youth teams.
Aberasturi, the head coach of the National University Football program, is an AFC Class A coach. He will come with Philippine Football Federation (PFF) technical director Marlon Maro.
The trials will be held at the Westridge Sports Park at 6 to 8 a.m. and then at 4 to 6 p.m.
The trials are for players born 1999 and above.
Players selected will join the Philippine National U19 pool of players which will compete in the AFF U18 Championship in Yangoon, Myanmar on September 4 to 17 this year and the AFC Championship U19 qualifiers on November 4 to 8 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Davao City will then host the trials on May 11 at the Tionko Field.
Published in the SunStar Cagayan de Oro newspaper on April 30, 2017.