23 May 2014
THREE PEAT FOR FLAME UNITED CHERIFER FC AT CAFA QUALIFIER OF 4TH PFF SMART NATIONAL MENS CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP
Dasmarinas City, Cavite - Flame United Cherifer Football Club once again defended the Cavite Provincial Elimination of the 2014 PFF Smart National Men's Club Championship on May 12 - 14, 2014 at Philippine Christian University Dasmarinas City Campus Football Grounds. The Chrifer Boys etched another mark in the tournament history as the first CAFA team to do a 3-peat. On the first day of the tournament, FUCFC strikers struck down Chiefs FC with a 4 -2 victory. The following day, The Cherifer XI proved to be too hot to handle as they drowned the PCU Cheng Hua Dolphins FC with a no mercy 4 - 0 trouncing of the host club. On the final day, Perpetual FC did not show up due to transportation problem and virtually hand the crown to Flame United Cherifer FC. This is the third consecutive provincial qualifier crown for the Dasmarinas City based football club and earn the right to represent the Province of Cavite through Cavite Football Association to the Regional Qualifier. Chris Pino was awarded the tournament MVP and Golden Boot, Best Goalkeeper goes to Jojo Camba, and the Kaizer Orcine was declared the Best Defender of the tournament. Meanwhile, Former FUCFC striker June Mojado who is currently with the PCU Cheng Hua Dolphins FC was adjudged the best striker while his team mate Alocius Mbachu was awarded the Best Midfielder. PCU Cheng Hua Dolphins FC came in First Runner-Up, Chiefs FC 2nd Runner-Up while Perpetual FC came in as 3rd Runner-Up.
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