A TOTAL of 36 squads will come out in the field Saturday as the EVFC-Talisay City Ladies Invitational Football League opens at Carlos Hilado Memorial State College-Talisay football pitch.

Set January 23 & 30 and February 13 & 20, 2010, the event will be brawled in three categories: 14 and under, 18 and under and the Open Ladies.

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Warren Concepcion, tournament general coordinator, said among the teams expected to suit up in the tournament are the Kabankalan City Football Club, Celta Victorias Football Club, Cadiz City Football Club, San Carlos City Football Club, Talisay South Elementary School, Talisay Elementary School, Efeginio Lizares Elementary School, Carlos Hilado Memorial State College-Talisay and host-Talisay Minuluan Football Club.

Also joining are teams from Bacolod led by co-host executive Village Football Club, La Consolacion-Gardenville, St. Benilde School, University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, Rizal Elementary School, Andres Bonifacio Elementary School II, Bata Elementary School, Mabini Elementary School, Domingo Lacson National High School, St. John's Institute Football Club, Bacolod City National High School and Luis Hervias National High School.

Concepcion further added that the event is a joint program of the City Government of Talisay headed by Mayor Eric Saratan and EVFC president Lizares Jr.