5th S.O.S. Children’s Village Goal for a Cause Festival results

Info from coach Erwin Protacio, general secretary, Davao Football Association:

Results of the“5th Goal for a Cause Festival” sponsored by the S.O.S. Children’s Village on 23 – 24 Oct 2010:

Category 1st 2nd` 3rd
12 & Under Sakya FC Catalunan Grande DFA Black Knights
10 & Under DFA Black Knights Sakya FC Ateneo Blue
8 & Under Ateneo Blue DFA Black Knights Matina Central ES
6 & Under Ateeno Blue DFA Black Knights Southpoint School
Elementary Girls Ateneo Blue Catalunan Grande SOS Children’s Village
Ladies Open Ateneo Blue Knights Philippine Women’s College D Davao Survivors FC
Men’s Open (2nd division) Crocs United Lupon FC Metro TMS
Men’s Open (1st division) Hooligans WTFM- University of Mindanao Rizal Memorial Colleges

In behalf of organizers, Davao FA president Rafael “Pops” Vilela and SOS Village director Leonilo Rivero, we would like to thank the participants for the support to the children under the care of SOS. We hope that they will participate again in the upcoming soccer tournament which SOS will be sponsoring.

Trophies and medals were awarded the top three teams in each category. A total of 68 teams participated.

DAVAO CITY TCHOUKBALL RRD CUP OPENS TODAY

THE  DAVAO CITY TCHOUKBALL ASSOCIATION IN COOPERATION WITH THE FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHELTES (FCA) WILL HOLD ITS FIRST DAVAO CITY TCHOUKBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS RRD CUP STARTING TODAY UNTIL OCTOBER 31 AT THE HOLY CHILD SCHOOL OF DAVAO COVERED COURT AND THE ALMENDRAS GYM.

Seventeen teams are expected to participate in four  categories: Men’s Open, Women’s Open, Boys Under 18 and Girls Under 18.

Former Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez and currently the Chairman of the board of the Philippine Tchoukball Federation will be the keynote speaker during the opening ceremonies at 10:30 AM right after the colorful motorcade around the city.

Coach Blair T. Cuares, PTF Vice-President for Mindanao and FCA Area Director said that “we are very excited to hold our First Davao City Tchoukball Championship this coming October 29 & 30. We appreciate the support extended by the different schools & institutions.”

Winners in this tournament will received trophies and medals. They will also have the chance to participate in the First Philippine Open Tchoukball Championships which will be held here in Davao City on January 28-30, 2011.

Powerhouse Chinese Taipei, current world champions and Singapore, silver medalist in the recent Asia Pacific Tchoukball Championships held in Singapore last July, 2010 will be sending their national teams to participate in this event together with Malaysia & China.

The 1st Davao City Tchoukball Championships is sanctioned by the Philippine Tchoukball Federation. (pr)