Tigers FC dominates DavNor Christmas football fest-A A +A
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
COTABATO CITY'S Tigers FC won three out of seven categories at the closing of the Davao del Norte Futbol Association (DNFA) Christmas Football Festival held at Energy Park, Apokon, Tagum City last Saturday.
Tigers FC won the title for the men’s open category, beating Intangibles FC of Lupon Davao Oriental and Mati FC, as second and third, respectively.
In 14-under-girls, Tigers FC from Cotabato City also took the first place, while New Corella FC placed second.
In 13-under category, the champion was Tigers FC, second place went to Bluejaz FC of Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) and Tagum City United Parents FC landed third.
For 10-under category, Guardians Salvation FC of Agusan Del Sur was hailed as the champion, followed by Tagum City United Parents FC, while third place went to Sto. Tomas FC of Davao Del Norte.
Kapalong Bulldogs FC of Kapalong Davao Del Norte defeated Prosperidad FC of Agusan Del Sur in the 14-under-boys category.
In 16-under category, Lupon United FC topped against Mawab FC and Tagum City National High School as second and third respectively.
For 18-under, the champion was UM Tagum FC, followed by Tigers FC and third place went to Arc Angel FC of Agusan Del Sur.
In a message from DNFA President, Renato Cosmod, he said that a total of 72 teams participated in the one day Festival.
Cosmod said that the festival was part of their Grassroots Development Program which aims to instill the ideals of teamwork, discipline and sportsmanship in the youth.
“The competition was done to test the skills of our kids and all the while create beautiful moments of friendship,” Cosmod said.
Tagum City Parents United Football Club (TCPU FC) and Tagum City Sports Office sponsored the event while Davao Del Norte Futbol Association (DNFA) and the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) sanctioned the festival.
TCPU FC provided the trophies while PFF and DNFA shipped size 4 and 5 balls for use in the festival. (MDC)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on January 01, 2014.