The City Sports Office, in partnership with the San Carlos Negros Football Club, held a two-day Pintaflores Football Festival at SJRI Fields Center Mall Grounds, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental on November 19-20.
A total of 249 teams from different cities and municipalities participated in 11 categories where winners received trophies.
Winners of the different categories include Mix Category Under 3-5 – Classico De San Carlos; FC-A Under 6-7 – Jesusa Kids FC from Bacolod City; Under 8-9 – Legacy FC from Bacolod City; Under 10-11 – Classico De San Carlos; Boy’s Category Under 12-13 – Visayan Heroes FC from Bacolod City;
Under 14-15 – Trinity Christian School from Bacolod City; Under 16-17 – Cebu Sheba Elite from Cebu City; Under 16-17 Girl’s Category – Cebu Sheba Elite; Under Men’s Open Category – Club De Los Hermanos De Futbol from Escalante City; Under Women’s Category – PCY FC from San Carlos; Under Soccer Mom Category – Classico De San Carlos.
Roderick Parel, San Carlos Negros Football Club general secretary, said the purpose of the said event is to connect the youth athletes to other neighboring cities thru football and to increase the cities popularity of the sport.
Parel also thanked City Mayor Renato Gustilo and other city officials, Engr. Marty Cui, San Carlos Negros Football Club President, and the board of directors for supporting the event.*