San Carlos City Football Club went home with two championship crowns after beating Pontevedra in Boys Under-17 and Girls Under-16 of the Mayor Pedro Zayco 7-a-side Football Festival, Saturday in Kabankalan City.
The boys team captured the crown after prevailing over Pontevedra in the penalty shoot out while the girls, led by Visayas selection candidates Dolly Dizon and Pearl Aguilar, streaked past Himamaylan in the semifinals then clobbered Pontevedra, 4-1, to earn the title.
Joining Dizon and Aguilar in the girls’ champion squad mentored by Vicente Ortigas and Audie Canete were BJ Banatanto, Jenelyn Martinez, Lislyn Sille, Marynel Cabatuan, Corinth Chua, Dawn Nengasca, Jojiel Junco, Bridgette Kadil, Mariel Dolino, Bridgette Jane Cabatuan, Lindsay Laguda, and Clarisse Wee.
“The championship trophies will once again boost the football development program of San Carlos which is fully supported by the local government officials headed by Mayor Eugenio Lacson,” San Carlos Football Club General Secretary John Carmona said.
Meanwhile, Canlaon City demolished NORFA in men’s open category to complete the list of champions in the one-day football festival, held as one of the highlights during the Charter Day celebration of Kabankalan.*NAB