Villa Angela FC v. STI-WNU in Negros First Men’s Open finals

STI-West Negros University came out with a huge game on Sunday –disabling the home crowd with a 3-nil victory over the La Carlota City FC at the latter’s turf and secured a ticket to the finals of the Negros First DFL Men’s Open Championship tentatively in October.

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STI-West Negros University

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Villa Angela FC

Niel John Panes, Adonis Abela and Jimiel Valiao powered the Mustangs run in Leg-2 semis after both teams ended on a 2-all even during Leg-1.Meanwhile, San Carlos City FC able to break the scoreline in an away match after Mike Benedicto’s own goal.

Meanwhile, San Carlos City FC able to break the scoreline in an away match after Mike Benedicto’s own goal.

San Carlos City FC and La Carlota FC will battle for third.

San Carlos City FC and La Carlota FC will battle for third.According to NOFA General-Secretary Ronald Allan Treyes, the provincial league featured a unique format of competition where the elimination was held in different cities for the north and south divisions followed by the quarterfinals with the 3 teams each from the north and south, and 2 from Bacolod.

The semi-finals were 2-legged home-and-away format –the first in Philippine club football, while the finals will be played in Panaad Stadium.

According to NOFA General-Secretary Ronald Allan Treyes, the provincial league featured a unique format of competition where the elimination was held in different cities for the north and south divisions followed by the quarterfinals with the 3 teams each from the north and south, and 2 from Bacolod. The semi-finals were 2-legged home-and-away format –the first in Philippine club football, while the finals will be played in Panaad Stadium.

“We’re trying to achieve the objective of Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. and NOFA President Ricky Yanson to promote football in our province. Of course for our youth, that they can see what they can be in the future and see the importance of their grassroots training,” added Treyes.

Treyes also explained that they spread the games in other areas in the province in order for those who can’t watch the AFC and PFL games in Bacolod get the chance to witness good football.*

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