By Jerome Galunan Jr.
Hundreds of teams from various football clubs across the country are expected to converge in the cities of Bacolod and Talisay, Negros Occidental when the 1st Ceres Cup 7-A-Side football tournament is scheduled to kick off on May 17-18.
Fourteen categories will be contested in this two-day bootfest, which include: Under-8, Under-9 and Under-10, which are all open to boys, girls or mixed teams, Under-11, Under-12 and Under-13 – all in the boy’s category; Under-14 Girls, Under-15 Boys, Under-18 Boys and Under-18 Girls, Under-20 Boys as well as Men’s Open, Ladies’ Open and 38-Above.
In line with this, formal letter of invitations, registration forms and other tournament details will be sent out today.
Interested teams may contact the Competition Committee through Tel. No. 0916-687-3460.
Registration fee is pegged at P1,000 for the 38-Above and Men’s Open groups, while P800 per team for the age-groups.
The football festival is a vision of Ceres FC manager Leo Rey Yanson, which is aimed at providing football enthusiasts the opportunity to foster and exhibit sportsmanship in a competitive, safe, and friendly environment. It seeks to encourage and promote football development in Negros Occidental.
Also working along with Yanson in this tournament is vice chairman Nicolas Golez./