Cebu Daily News
THE University of San Jose Recoletos (USJ-R) Alumni and the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) Alumni will dispute the men's cup title of the 13th Aboitiz Football Cup today at the Aboitiz Sportsfield in Subangdaku, Mandaue City.
The men's cup is the only division which followed a cup-type format, with the top four teams advancing to the crossover semifinals.
USJ-R Alumni topped the division with a clean slate of six wins in as many matches while USPF Alumni stands at second after winning five of its six matches. Its only loss came at the hands of USJ-R.
USJ-R Alumni clinched a finals ticket after blanking San Roque Royale United (SRRU), 6-0, while USPF Alumni routed Xantos FC, 5-1, to arrange a titular match against each other.
SRRU and Xantos FC will fight for third place in the other pitch.
The men's league and the boys 17 will also continue their matches today.
In the men's league, defending champions Crazy Horse hopes to solidify its hold of the top spot as it faces DB Magone while the other match will have DBUFC versus University of Cebu (UC).
The boys 17 will see Springdale going up against Blessed John and Don Bosco Technology Center (DBTC) facing Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC).
In yesterday's matches, the Magis Eagles and the Springdale both went home with a win in the boys 14.
SHS-AdC edged Abellana National School (ANS) Pomeroy, 4-3, while Springdale routed DBTC 2, 8-0.
In the boys 12, Springdale also enjoyed an easy 2-0 win against a younger DBTC 2 opponent, which opted to forfeit the match.
/CORRESPONDENT MARS G. ALISON