CERES CUP CHAMPS
By: Kayela Genete
Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos won the championship title in the Boys’ U18 Category in the Ceres Cup held in Sta. Maria Football Field in Talisay City on May 21-22, 2017.
The Golden Eagles defeated over 40 teams who joined the category – winning over some of the most acclaimed participants coming from all over the Philippine archipelago.
Under the aid of Coach Carl Calinawagan, the team faced Bago FC from Bago City, gaining a draw and proceeding with a penalty shootout, scoring in their favor.
The semifinals led to a 2-3 score against Don Bosco Technology Center (DBTC) from Cebu City, making them advance to the next round.
In the final stretch of the game, the kickers (Adrian Gabriel Lim, Daniel John Sijub, Neon Lance Limos, Rayangel Agan, and Joseph Sherwyn Dela Victoria), along with the other members, made sure that their hard work became a hard-earned trophy.
Eugenn De Arce took home the title as Most Valuable Player (MVP) for supporting the most saves for the team.