THE Holy Child School of Davao (HCSD)-Green Meadows and Medvil FC captured crowns at the close of the CMU-Mindanao Champions 2010 7th Edition Tour in Musuan, Bukidnon over the weekend.
Holy Child beat Celestial FC, 1-0, in the 10-under finals match of the Seven-A-Side competition.
The Davao squad earlier edged Don Marcelino of Davao del Sur, 1-0, in the shootout following a 1-1 standoff while Celestial FC defeated Catalunan Grande, 1-0, in the semifinals.
Holy Child's Irene Buenaflor, the only girl in the team, was named most valuable player (MVP), while Julius Gregory Ponpon received the best in skills award. Vincent Sedentario took the best defender honors even as Alfredo Panuela got the best goalkeeper title.
The champion team was also bannered by John Howell Calud, Paolo Enero, Rachy Sobrepeña, Jan Nico Agustin, and Cloyd de la Cruz with coaches Danny Boy Fernandez and Alvic Troyo.
In the first division, Medvil blanked Malaybalay, 2-0, for the crown.
Joey Arobo came home with the MVP award. The other awardees were Arman Valenca (best skills), Ruel Gregory Napuran (best goal keeper), Ruben Razid Muhammad Said (best defender), and Ian Sonza (best play maker).
Davao Football Association (DFA) general secretary Erwin Protacio said the trip of Davao teams to Bukidnon was organized by the University of the Philippines (UP) Mindanao in partnership with Barangay Mintal. (MLSA)
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