Corpus Christi School of Cagayan de Oro City scored a convincing 4-1 victory over PCT Alligators of Davao City to claim the premier Boys 16 division of the Allianz National Invitational Futsal Mindanao championship over the weekend at the Davao National High School Futsal court.
The Corpus Christians won the title with a convincing 4-1 victory over the Alligators in the championship match led by MVP Josh Go and CDO’s top young footballers, Mj Hojas, Geo Tacandong, Emilio Rubio, Mhel Tado Xavier Estrella, Jesse Bajarla, Andre Ebuña and reinforced by two Rosevale School players Dale Anoya and John Gementiza.
The lads of father and son coaching tandem of Wilbert and Marc Racines were undefeated from the elimination en route to the championship. They won over Lianga, 6-1, and Crocs Davao, 2-0, in the elimination round and then whipped Holy Cross of Camp Philips, Bukidnon, 3-1, in the semis to advance to the final.
The great applause of the night went to the son of football supporters Regner and Mercy, Josh Go. The former National U16 team player was key in all their matches, winning the MVP award.
However, a greater applause was reserved for goalkeeper Andre Ebuña, son of another football fanatic Pinky Ebuña, who was named to represent the Philippines in the 2019 Allianz Explorer Camp in Munich, Germany.
He was selected by select members of the Philippine Football Federation (PFF), coaches, organizers and sponsor Allianz PNB Insurance Inc. (PNA)