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Oro Fiesta Football Festival at Westridge on Aug. 26-27

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Oro Fiesta Football Festival at Westridge on Aug. 26-27

Sunday, July 30, 2017

SUNSTAR Cagayan de Oro Inc. is organizing the CdO Fiesta Football Festival in honor of Cagayan de Oro’s Patron saint St. Augustine on August 26 to 27 at the Westridge Sports Park in Barangay Carmen.

Hundreds of teams from all over Mindanao are expected to join the two day 7-Aside competition for Mixed 8 (Born 2009), Mixed 10 (Born 2007), Boys 12 (Born 2005), Boys 14 (Born 2003), Boys 17 (Born 2000) Girls 17 (Born 2000), Men’s Open, Women’s Open and Men’s 35 Above (Born 1982).

The Men’s Open, Women’s Open and the Men’s 35-above are scheduled on August 27 while the rest are on August 26.

Trophies, medals and gift packs from tournament sponsors await the winners.

Registration is P1,000 per team. Deadline of registration is on August 21. Teams who register before the deadline will get 20 percent discount. For registration please contact Jack Biantan at 09178873989.

This is the third football tournament organized by SunStar Cagayan de Oro. Last year, SunStar also successfully organized the 9-Aside Invitational tournament during the CdO Fiesta, and the Open Seven Festival in October.

The tournament is sanctioned by the local Football Association and the Philippine Football Federation.

This is the second football festival scheduled at the Westridge this school year. Two weeks ago the Magis FC organized the Barangay Carmen Fiesta Football Festival with more than 100 teams joining.

After the CdO Fiesta Football Festival, it will be a busy calendar for the local football community as the Little Milo Olympics is set in September and then the Department of Education District and Division meets to follow.

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(l.biantan@gmail.com or biantanjack@gmail.com)

Published in the SunStar Cagayan de Oro newspaper on July 31, 2017.


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