Iloilo to host football championship via Sun Star

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) and Smart Telecommunications will take the opportunity to hold the 1st Smart-PFF Football Club Championship games in selected areas in the country.

The first heat will start in Iloilo City on August 9 at the ovals of Barotac Nuevo and Central Philippine University.

It will start with four Iloilo City football clubs and another four in Davao City with a round robin format using Federation Internationale de Football Association (Fifa) rules.

Patrick Gregorio of Smart said the participants will be football teams from Davao, Iloilo, National Capital Region, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, Leyte and Rizal, with homegrown booters to be augmented by some foreign players.

Football fanatics will take a glimpse of some Azkal players, as they play with other national teams during the championship series. (Lydia C. Pendon)

Original article from here.



About Global FC

Global FC is an association football club based in the Philippines. The team started in Division 2 of the United Football League inaugural season. On that same season, the team managed to finish top of the Second Division with an unbeaten record. A feat similar to Arsenal Gunners ‘Invincibles’, a rare record in the English Premier League. With that, the team was automatically promoted to LBC-United Football League First Division. On, Global won the United Football League Cup after defeating the defending Champions Air Force Rider.


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