EIGHT equally talented teams vie for top honors as the Pine Cup 2010-The 2nd Baguio Open gets underway May 22 – 23 at the Baguio Melvin Jones Football field.
Organized by the Baguio United Football Club, the two day 11 – aside men’s contest has already attracted Philippine Navy, Tugegarao Football Club and Rizal Technological University for the two day competition.
Tournament committee chairman Homer Alinsug said five local teams have already signed up for the competition and they are expecting more teams to join the tournament.
“Local teams include Benguet State University Alumni, BSU College, Saint Louis University Alumni, host Baguio United, and Baguio Team 17 under,” said Alinsug.
In the ladies division, two local teams are already assured of joining the competition led by the multi-titled Baguio Cinderellas, and Benguet State University.
“This is turning into one of the best-attended competitions here in years, and we hope it would inspire more of your youth to take on the world’s most popular team sport,” Alinsug added.
The host club has tapped Anery Candiao of Baguio United as tournament director of the blitz competitions sponsored by the Baguio Centennial Commission and supported by city mayor Reinaldo Bautista, the city government, Emergency Medical Service, BMC Forestry Corp., the Baguio police and Ganza Restaurant.
Entry fee for the each team shall be P3,000 for the men’s and ladies open with a single round robin format. Interested teams may still contact the organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 09176246637. (Roderick Osis)
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