West 1, South Districts split COAA football titles

CHAMPION. South District players, parents and fans celebrate after winning the Secondary Division title in the Cagayan de Oro Athletic Association (COAA) Division meet. (Contributed photo)  KENNETH GUION BY Jack Biantan KENNETH Guion disappointed his South District team in last year’s Cagayan de Oro Athletic Association (COAA) football final against perennial rival West

Xavier U, Liceo U manned West 1 District wins Futsal title

COAA CHAMPION. Xavier University and Liceo University manned West 1 District wins Girls Futsal title. They are (Standing L-R) Niño T. Lazo (Head Coach), Monina Marcy F. Alcober, Leilani Liana Y. Valbuena, Xydae Grace L. Rubio, Rosemarie D. Maceren, Bridget Ann G. Estrada, Nizza Jorj C. Lazo, Jerney John C.

Medalla leads West 1 to capture Futsal title past South District

HERO. Zippy Medalla (right) of West 1 District battles for ball possession with Andrea Cabactulan in the championship of the Cagayan de Oro Division meet Futsal at the Rosevale School hard court. (Sun*Star photo by Jack Biantan) By Jack Biantan ZIPPY Medalla of Xavier University High School blasted in the winning goal

Pru Life UK abandons Football For a Better Life, Azkals

FORMER AZKAL. Now Kaya FC starting goalkeeper Ref Curesma signs autographs of Zambo Sur kids during the 'Football For A Better Life' Zamboanga de Sur leg in 2016. (Photo by Jack Biantan) By Jack Biantan I HAVE never heard of British Insurance company Pru Life UK until they got involved with Philippine

Azkals vs Yemen tonight

Doha, Qatar— Philippine Azkals coach Thomas Dooley is already moving on with midfielder Manny Ott’s injury. While he can’t emphasize enough the importance of Ott’s in the line-up, Dooley says he has already a plan to offset the latest injury woes to hit the Azkals. “You try to find ways, solutions to

Football specific stadium for booming cebu

DYNAMIC HERB SPORTS INC. One of the owners of Leylam Shawarma is building a stadium at the Cebu South Reclamation area. (Contributed photo) By Jack Biantan WHEN Dynamic HERB Sports Inc. announced last week that they are building a football specific stadium plus an indoor facility at the South reclamation area, I

Cebu’s Zero Percent FC to join Sabado Gang FC Festival

FORMER AZKAL. Now top coach Oliver Bingbing Colina will lead the Cebu team. By Jack Biantan MORE than 20 teams in three categories including a very strong team from Cebu City are the early entires to the Sabado Gang 10th Anniversary Festival set on Oct. 21 at the Westridge Sports Park in

Azkals need to fix their defense against Yemen

MIGHTY MOUSE. Jhan Melliza of Laguna Stallions FC is the current Filipino leading scorer in the Philippines Football League (PFL). He will hopefully get his first international cap on Oct. 10 when the Azkals clash with Yemen in Doha, Qatar. (Contributed photo) By Leonides S. Biantan WITHOUT the old reliables Rob Gier,