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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesFriday, September 6, 2013

ButtonCeres FC ready for football season
ButtonEight barangays join SK 12-Under cagefest
ButtonABAP young boxers leave for Kazakhstan

Ceres FC ready for football season

The last quarter of the year will be very hectic for the Bacolod City-based Ceres Football Club with four crucial tournaments on their plate, the 2013 NOPSSCEA season, University Games, Smart Club regional qualifier, and the team’s debut to the country’s only premier tournament, the United Football League.

Ceres FC assistant coach Ramon Janeo said they are bringing in four foreigners into the team to strengthen their bid for the title in the United Football Cup.

In addition to their Korean mainstays, goalkeeper Hyoun Jaen Jun and forward Yoon Byeong Jun, Janeo said Briton Danny Claxton will rejoin the team while Irish-Nigerian Orman Okunaiya will be Ceres FC’s surprise package for its UFL bid.

Eight barangays join
SK 12-Under cagefest

Eight barangays are fielding their teams in the 12-Under Basketball Tournament organized by the Federation of Sangguniang Kabataan in Bacolod City, a press release from the group said.

The tournament opened on August 26 with Brgy.Granada beating Brgy. Bata in the curtain-raiser, 67-49. Clarence Tan topscored for Granada with 14 points while Kyle Ramos finished with 12 points. Ryan Gamboa led Bata with 13 points.

In the second game, the taller line-up of Mandalagan prevailed over Alangilan, 61-26, with Joshua Dayon leading Mandalagan scorers with nine points. Degie Tanista Jr. carried the fight for Alangilan with seven points, the press release said.

ABAP young boxers
leave for Kazakhstan

MANILA - Four young recruits of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone-Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines left yesterday for Kiev, Ukraine for the Sept. 5-16 AIBA 15 and 16 World Championships in boxing.

They are part of the country’s preparation for this year’s edition of the AIBA World Championships on Oct. 11-27 in Almaty Kazakhstan.

Light bantamweight Eumir Felix Marcial was a gold medalist in the 2011 World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan.

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