DON BOSCO College (DBC) A bagged the championship in the Boys 12 division of the 12th Aboitiz Football Cup as it edged out Paref-Springdale, 1-0, yesterday at the Aboitiz Sports field.
Christian Agot provided the heroics as he scored the lone goal of the match in the 45th minute to hand Paref-Springdale its only loss of the tournament.
DBC A finished as the top seed of Group A with nine points from three wins and a loss while Paref-Springdale finished also first in its group with 12 points after going 4-0.
This is DBC’s third division title in this year’s tournament. It also won the Players 8 and 10 categories.
On the other hand, Sacred Heart School Jesuits (SHSJ) escaped a 3-2 victory over Cebu International School (CIS) to win the third place in the Boys 12 category.
James Lotzof drew first blood with a goal in the 13th minute for an early 1-0 lead for CIS. However, Mark Veloso evened the match with a goal two minutes later.
SHSJ took over the lead with a strike by Kiko Villamor in the 25th minute before Ben Lee tied the game at 2-2 as he banked in a goal 10 minutes after.
Veloso sealed the game with another goal, his second in the game, in the 43rd minute.
Meanwhile, DBC will face the University of San Carlos for the Women’s Open title today, while Cebu Doctors University face Subangdaku FC for third place.
In the other games for the day, Don Bosco Magone will play Don Bosco Alumni FC, while University of San Jose-Recoletos faces off with University of Southern Philippines Alumni.
In the 38-and-above category, Queen City United (QCU) A is up against sister squad QCU B, while Hiroshi will take on Erco.