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)