BACOLOD United Football Club (BUFC) captured the championship crown of the 1st BUFC 9-Aside Football Tournament held last August 15 at Paglaum Sports Complex after defeating Victorias National High School FC, 3-0.
The veteran BUFC squad composed of a sprinkling of former national team standouts rallied during the first half, 2-0, with goals courtesy of Joshua Fegidero in the 20th minute coming from a pass by former University of St. La Salle varsity standout Fredrick Jan Serios.
Five minutes later, former Southeast Asian Games hero Norman Fegidero Jr. struck for the eventual champions to make it 2-0 at the end of the first half.
In the second half, veterans showcased their skills through ball possession and precision passes making several attempts on the goal.
Then, five minutes before the end of regulation period, Greg Gustilo tallied the third goal via a header to seal the win.
Third runner-up went to Real Negrense FC, second runner-up to Don Bosco Alumni FC, first runner-up to Victorias National High School FC, and the championship crown to Bacolod United FC.
Individual awards were given to best goalkeeper Raymando Baldava (BUFC), best dDefender Simon Hulleza (BUFC), best midfielder Ronnie Tornilla (BUFC), best striker Luther Silaba (VNHSFC), while the MVP award went to BUFC’s Norman Fegidero Jr.
Source : Sun Star Bacolod