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Bacolod City, Philippines Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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Button Filipinas down Bahrain to secure spot in AFC Women's Asian Cup
Button UAP- Negros launches Ladies Volleyball Cup
Button SEABA tourney begins May 12 with triple-header
Button PHL tracksters to train in Hong Kong for SEAG


Filipinas down Bahrain to
secure spot in AFC Women's Asian Cup

With table-topping Jordan assured of a spot at the continental gathering because of their hosting duties, the Southeast Asians struck at the death to ensure a top two finish in Group A and book a ticket to what will be their ninth Asian Cup.

On a day when only a win was going to be enough for Bahrain to have a chance of qualifying for the finals, the West Asians began brightly at Dushanbe's Republican Central Stadium, with Reem Alhashmi twice denied by Philippines goalkeeper Inna Palacio within the first 35 minutes.

However, the Philippines, who had notched up three successive wins going into the fixture, were always in the game, and went close to breaking the deadlock through Alesa Nazarena Dolino's effort from a corner and decent strikes from both Claire Lim and Eva Madarang ahead of the break.

UAP- Negros launches
Ladies Volleyball Cup

The United Architects of the Philippines Negrense Chapter hosted the 1st UAP Negrense Ladies V-Ball Cup Invitational 2017 in line with their E. C. -Up Plus Health and Wellness with CSR recently at the Negros Occidental Multi - Purpose Activity Center (NOMPAC) in Bacolod City.

The contingent donated livelihood packages as part of their registration which consists of canned goods, rice, and packets of fruit and vegetable seed. Chosen beneficiary for the activity were the Ati Community of Sitio Marikudo, Brgy. Camang Camang, Isabela Negros Occidental.

Representatives who accepted the livelihood packages during the turnover were Ati leaders Jesus Cañete, Teresita Sinceda and Virginia Nabat who were assisted by the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP)

SEABA tourney begins
May 12 with triple-header

A three-fight card will kick off the 2017 SEABA men's championship on May 12 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.

The tournament was officially launched during a contract signing at Bar One Restaurant inside Holiday Inn Manila Galleria yesterday.

Officials from SBP and SEABA were present during the signing ceremony that formally makes the Philippines the host of the SEABA Championship.

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