The Sacred Heart School (SHS) Ateneo de Cebu and Guiseppe Football Club successfully clinched the championship titles in their respective divisions of the Treadtel Cup 2010 yesterday at the Aboitiz Sportsfield at the North Reclamation Area in Mandaue City.
The SHS Ateneo de Cebu pocketed the Girls 14 title after winning twice against Subangdaku Football Club in their best of three matches, while the Guiseppe FC went home with the Players 10 title after a 2-0 victory over SHS Ateneo de Cebu.
With only two teams seeing action in the Girls 14 after the withdrawal of Guiseppe FC, tournament organizer Cebu Football Association (CFA) decided to hold a best of three format for the division.
SHS Ateneo De Cebu took the first game with a 7-0 routing of Subangdaku FC.
In their second game, SHS Ateneo De Cebu meant denied Subangdaku FC booters to score, en route to the victory.
In the Players 10, SHS absorbed two losses frm Guiseppe FC, one during the elimination and second during the finals.
Guiseppe FC's Joaquin Suarez scored the opening goal in the extra time of the first half.
SHS booters tried to find the back of the net for the equalizer but they were repeatedly denied by Guiseppe FC's goalie Jack Zambrano.
Suarez seemed to play better under pressure as he once again found the back of the net in the extra time of the second half, sealing Guiseppe's championship.
Guiseppe FC, coached by Oliver Colina with the assistance of Martin Ferrer, finished at the top spot during the round robin elimination, winning five of their matches and drawing one.
The team won against VDRFC (5-1), Springdale Football Club (2-0), Subangdaku FC (3-1), San Roque Football Club (2-1) and SHS (2-0) while their game against ML Canduman ended in a scoreless draw.
The tournament, sponsored by Treadtel Tires, will continue next weekend with Boys 14, Girls 17 and Boys 17 seeing action.
Richard Montayre, CFA president, said the event is the first of the four tournaments the CFA will be organizing for the year as part of their plan to promote football at the grassroots level.
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