CFA eyes UFL match in Aboitiz Cup opening-A A +A
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
IF PLANS push through, Cebuano football fans are in for a treat with a UFL Cup match between the Loyola Meralco Sparks and Green Archers United serving as the highlight for the opening of the 16th Aboitiz Football Cup on Nov. 10.
The Loyola Meralco Sparks FC (LMS FC) vs. Green Archers United FC (GRU FC) is originally scheduled on Nov. 7 at the Emperador Stadium but could be moved to Cebu on Nov. 10.
Meralco, led by brothers Phil and James Younghusband, and the Green Archers both have six points in Group E. The Green Archers routed Dolphins United, 4-0, while Meralco demolished Navy FC, 9-0, in its last match.
The Green Archers will be led by Emilio Caligdong.
Aside from the UFl exhibition match, there will be a short opening program and fun and games. The opening starts at 1 pm, wherein all the participating teams of the tournament will be present.
This season has drawn 154 teams so far in 14 divisions - Under-7, Under-9, Under-11, Under-13, Boys Under-15, Girls Under-15, Boys Under-18, Girls Under-18, Boys Under-23, Men’s Open, 38-and-above, Men’s Inter-BPO, Ladies Inter-BPO and Inter-Company.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on October 31, 2013.