MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Azkals football stars Chieffy Caligdong and Ian Araneta wowed their fans in Zamboanga on Friday as they kicked-off the province’s football festival at the Don Joaquin Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex.
Galigdong and Araneta, who are both Philippine Air Force first class airmen, were personally escorted by their commanding general, Lt. Gen. Oscar Rabena.
Zamboanga City Mayor Celso Lobregat was also present to accompany the two football players during the ceremonial kick-off.
The two Azkals members admitted that they were overwhelmed by the warm welcome given by the thousands of roaring football fans.
They also took time to share among football enthusiasts few tips and tricks which can help them become great football players. – Report from Jewel Reyes, ABS-CBN News Zamboanga City.