By Jack Biantan
Monday, October 17, 2011
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- Tiny Rosevale school inside the posh Xavier Estate subdivision here is leading the football revolution in this city of Golden Friendship.
Aside from having less than one thousand mixed pre-school, elementary and high school students, the Opus Dei run school has the best elementary football team right now in Cagayan de Oro having won the city's Quadrangular meet. The Quad meet is the selection tournament of the city for the Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (NMRAA) regional football Palaro on November 11-13, in Malaybalay city, Bukidnon.
But as they prepare for the regional meet the team has only one thing in mind, defeat powerhouse and defending national champion Bukidnon. Bukidnon is represented by the kids from the Holy Cross Academy in Camp Philips, Manolo Fortich. The school has one of the best football programs in the country having been situated at the centre of the pineapple producing compound of Del Monte Philippines.
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