FOUR division A teams of Davao City will battle for honors in the first Philippine Sports Commission-Davao Football Association (PDC-DFA) Challenge Cup 2014 that kicks off today at the Tionko field.
The Philippine College of Technology (PCT)-Medvil Football Club, Hooligans FC, Kilusang Magkaibigan Multi-Purpose Cooperative (KMMPC) FC and Columbia FC are entered in the double round-robin bootfest that will be played every Sunday until July.
PCT-Medvilcollideswtih Columbia FC at 2 p.m. while Hooligans clashes against KMMPC at 4 p.m.
PCT-Medvil coach Ramonito “Lalas” Carreon, in text messages to Sun.Star Davao, said they will try their best to capture the title, “Very crucial ang games kaykusogtanankalaban, (Games will be crucial since teams are strong forcesto reckon with)."
Carreon said they hold a 50 percent chance of winning but added they will exert 100 percent effort to put up a stiff competition.
If the top team after the games will have a three-point lead and more from the second-placer, it will be declared champion. Otherwise, a championship game will be held with the top squad having a twice-to-beat advantage.
The champion will represent Davao City to the Davao Region Smar Interclub set in August. (MDC/MLSA)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on June 01, 2014.