PSCA pulls out shocker vs. USC-A A +A
Sunday, February 24, 2013
PHILIPPINE State College of Aeronautics (PSCA) isn’t used to winning but yesterday it captured a rare win against one of the top teams in the Under-23 division of the 15th Aboitiz Football Cup.
PSCA shocked second-ranked University of San Carlos (USC), 1-0, on the Aboitiz Football pitch.
Jet Araujo converted a penalty shot in the 72nd minute to give PSCA its second victory of the season.
University of Cebu (UC) drew with University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF), 2-2, in the other Men’s Under-23 match.
Rogelio Castellon broke the lull in the 30th minute for a 1-0 lead for UC. Albert Tejas scored the equalizer 16 minutes after.
Aljohn Armamento gave USPF the lead with a goal in the 56th minute but Mole Neri quickly equalized five minutes after.
PSCA is now ranked fourth, just three points behind league leader University of San Jose –Recoletos (USJ-R), while USC slumped to third place after USP-F overtook them for the second spot. USPF is just a point behind USJ-R with eight points while USC, which suffered its first loss of the season, remained with seven points. UC is still at the bottom with three points.
In the Men’s Open division at the Cebu City Sports Center, Don Bosco Magone defeated Apas Mizkits, 2-0; Indiana crushed Don Bosco Razkals, 4-0; and USJ-R Alumni routed San Roque FC, 2-0.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on February 25, 2013.