Age-Group Futsal kicks off this weekend

THE Iloilo City Sports Council is inviting interested teams to join the Iloilo City Age-Group Futsal Tournament at the Iloilo City National High School (ICNHS) Gym on Aug. 12, 2017.

The event is part of the grassroots development program that the city government is implementing in partnership with Division of City Schools and Jaro Football Club features two age categories – (Boys U-15) and (Boys U-12).

Vice Mayor Joe III Espinosa, chairman of the Iloilo City Sports Council said the objective of the program is to promote futsal, discover potential athletes and encourage the students to be in sports and not in illegal drugs.

Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is also supporting the implementation of the different sports tournaments for he believes that by providing sports activities to the youths this will make them better and responsible citizenry.

“I already instructed the chairman of the Iloilo City Sports Council to conduct more tournaments for the different sports disciplines in the city. This will help scout potential Ilonggo athletes who can play in bigger competitions,” he added.

To those interested participants, you may contact the Office of Vice Mayor Joe III Espinosa at 333 1111 local 503, 09177200630, 09222042681 and look for Jojo Castro.

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