30 January 2010

Cebu Football - USJ-R battles Army in Aboitiz finals

By Edri K. Aznar

THE University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) will face the Army in the finals of the 12th Aboitiz Football Men’s Cup today at the Aboitiz Sports field.

USJ-R moved to the finals after beating Xantos FC, 4-2, in the semis while the 53rd moved on after holding Don Bosco Magone FC scoreless, 3-0.

Xantos FC and Don Bosco Magone will also face off for third place today.

USJ-R topped Group A in the elimination round with 10 points, while 53rd Army was second with nine points.

Don Bosco Magone FC was the top-seeded squad in Group B with 10 points while Xantos FC had nine.

The two finalists also faced off in the elimination round with USJ-R beating Army, 2-1, last Nov. 30. Don Bosco Magone FC also crushed Xantos FC, 4-0, in the elimination round.

Also today, Men’s League leader Crazy Horse will take on No. 4 University of Southern Philippines, while San Roque FC faces the University of the Visayas.

Don Bosco Alumni will also face No. 3 University of San Carlos, while San Roque Royal United will gun for its first win against the University of Cebu.

Sun Star Cebu

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