THE Medvil Football Club (FC) forced a 1-1 draw with Seagull-Porky's Lechon (SPL) at the end of the first round of the Acer Cup Under-23 Tournament at the Tionko grounds on Sunday.

Seagull's Jose Edgar Alfred Ilagan scored the game's first goal after beating Medvil goalkeeper Dominador Tato IV.

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But Medvil striker Roelfred Napuran scored on a flick header in the 15th minute against four Seagull defenders to tie the match.

"The kids' performance was off. They made a lot of attempts but only one was converted. It's quite frustrating but they'll come around in the second round. But wee need to make adjustment on tactical aspects," Medvil coach Ramonito Carreon said in the vernacular.

Medvil and Seagull toted identical 13 points but Medvil took the top spot with 10 more goals to its advantage.

The Kilusang Magkaibigan Multi-purpose Cooperative (KMMPC), meanwhile, hacked out its first win at last by whipping Ateneo, 5-1, courtesy of goals by Roland Manabit (18th), Rocky Custodio (28th), Benjie Berneza (52nd), Bal Morata (55th) and Jestonie Felipe (88th). Hydro Vilela scored Ateneo's ony goal in the fourth.

In another game, Columbia thrashed Ebocci, 5-0, in the meet organized by Acer Philippines in coordination with the Davao Football Association and Columbia Computer Center. (MLSA)