For two straight weekends, De La Salle Zobel becomes the hub of age-group soccer with the holding of the 7th DLSZ Football Fiesta which kicked off Saturday at its school campus inside Ayala Alabang Village in Muntinlupa City.
Armold Andaya, chair of the organizing DLSZ PA-Sports Development Foundation, said that over 90 teams in Metro Manila and nearby provinces are seeing action in the four-day soccerfest sponsored by Toyota Motor Phils. Muntinlupa City Mayor Aldin San Pedro, Intermed, Gatorade, Unilever and Hershey Phils.
On tap are contests in the seven and nine-year-old unisex divisions, boys’ 11, 13 and year-old divisions, girls’ 14 and 15-year-old divisions, ladies and men’s Open championships.
Andaya added that the tournament also has the full support of DLSZ president, Bro. Dennis Magbanua, and Sports Development Office head Guido Diestro, who is a co-organizer of the seven-a-side football competitions.
He likewise thanked the cooperation of SDF board members Alvin San Diego, the event’s project director, Mel Cerruti, Edwin Evangelista, Joanna Calugcug, Luigi Lacson, and Warren Castro in staging the event.
Named tournament director was coach Hans Smit while coach Tony Lopez was appointed as tournament commissioner, Andaya said.
Source : Manila Bulletin