By Jerome S. Galunan Jr.
Philippine Men’s Football Team – Azkals co-skipper Emilio “Chieffy” Caligdong will be the guest of honor in the opening rites of the Mayor Doc Eric Minuluan 2011 Football Festival on September 3 in Talisay City.
Two hundred teams from Dumaguete, Cebu, Iloilo and Negros Occidental are set to compete in the tournament scheduled September 3 to 4.
The event is part of the city’s celebration of its annual fiesta in honor of Saint Nicholas de Tolentino. Games will be played simultaneously at the Carlos Hilado Memorial State College (CHMSC) and Talisay City football fields.
The organizers stressed that this sports undertaking is a commitment of Talisay City Mayor Eric Saratan, M.D. for the city’s long-term football development program. Read full story in SunStar Bacolod