Submitted by Cyrus Garde
San Carlos City here in Negros Occidental is all set to host the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) Football Festival on February 23 to 24, 2013 in the city’s football field.
John Carmona, Secretary General of San Carlos City Football Club, said that five teams in the Visayas will come to compete in this 2-day football hostilities.
Different age categories will be contested namely; boys’ 10 and 12 under; and Under 14 girls.
The U14 girls’will be the basis for Visayas players to be part of the national team to play in Vietnam, while the boys Under 12 the basis for Visayas players to be part of the national team to play in Sabah, Malaysia.
He added that in the 10 under, the PFF technical will select 19 to 20 potential players for football excellence in the Visayas.
Carmona also disclosed that San Carlos City will play host in the PFF Suzuki U23 National Cup regional championship on April 15 to 19, 2013.
Three teams were already qualified and will play to determine representative to the national tournament. They are Cebu City Football Association, Iloilo Football Association and Negros Occidental Football Association (NOFA).
A press conference will be hosted by San Carlos City at 1pm today for the PFF Suzuki U23 National Cup Regional championship.*
Negros Daily Bulletin