Football

Ceres Negros FC cameout with a solid 5-2 win over the weekend to sweep the visiting Stallion Laguna FC in their fourth straight victory in the Philippines Football League at the Panaad Oark and Stadium.

The home squad delighted the 2,640 fans at Panaad with Stephan Schröck opening the scoring in the 12th minute – beating Stallion keeper Roland Sadia as Jeffrey Christaens made it doubled in the 25th minute on a pass from the former SpVgg Greuther Fürth midfielder.

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TAGUM, DAVAO DEL NORTE: Davao Aguilas Football Club (DAFC) are back in Davao for its next 3 home games taking place on June 21, 25 and 28, at the Davao del Norte Sports Complex.  

Its match on June 21 at 4 p.m. will be up against FC Meralco Manila, led by the likes of Phil and James Younghusband; and is expected to be another crowd-drawer of a match.  The last home match of Davao Aguilas FC drew a crowd of 4,384 local supporters.

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JAPANESE winger Shu Sasaki bagged a brace as Global Cebu blanked Ilocos United, 3-0, even as Davao Aguilas and Stallion Laguna battled to a goalless draw in the Philippines Football League held over the weekend.

Sasaki scored his two goals in a five-minute span at Quirino Stadium in Vigan, after Paul Mulders opened the scoring from the penalty spot as Global moved up to third by improving to 10 points in five matches. 

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The Philippine Rugby Football Union has announced their 17-man training roster for the upcoming U20 Asia Rugby Sevens Championships.

The Philippines will compete against the heavyweights of Asian Rugby including Japan, Hong Kong, Korea and Sri Lanka, just to name a few.

The U20 Sevens Program is aimed at developing the next batch of future Volcanoes to represent the Philippines on the international level. It is an opportunity for the youth to showcase their skill on the international scene.

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LOCAL club Ceres-Negros FC’s impressive run in the 2017 AFC Cup continues after it survived a tough two-leg ASEAN Zonal Semifinals with Malaysia’s Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) thanks to away goals.

Fought its opponent to a 4-4 stalemate on aggregate following a 2-1 win in the second leg at its home field of Panaad Park and Football Stadium last Wednesday, Ceres saw itself advance to the finals for the two away goals it managed to get in a 3-2 loss in the first leg in Johor early last month.

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