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Rovers, RMC FCs rule Spacorp football tourney

August 06, 2019 - Tuesday 12:08 PM by Romeo Braceros

Article Banner Image Players and coaches of Rovers FC pose for a photo after winning a championship in the Spacorp Grassroots Football Cup on August 4. Photo by Mavick Dilodilo

DAVAO CITY -- Rovers and Rizal Memorial Colleges football clubs (FC) emerged as champions of their respective divisions in the Spacorp Grassroots Football Cup at the Azuela Cove in Lanang, Davao City on August 4.

Rovers FC ruled the 13 and under category after beating Southshield FC in their championship match 1-0.

Joerby Anito, who was named most valuable player of the division, provided the winning goals for the Rovers in their win.

The team coached by Renante Bangi is also composed of Austin Louis Dilodilo, Francis Nico Banua, Neil Imperial, Isaiah Leigh Callora, Liam Gregory Martin, Fritz Nevaeh Gerong, Nicholas Hao, Liam Marcus Te, Rafael Rabelo, Ralf Andersson, Ethan Jhaeby Olmilla, Marcuzz Ethan Labio, Gianne Carlo Abara, Clyve Ervin Tajon, and Kian Terrence Niu.

After the finals, some individual awards were also given to Neil Imperial of Rovers FC (best goal keeper), Arvin Borla of Crocs Pangil (best midfielder), and Rommel Bactat of Southshield FC (best striker).

Meanwhile, RMC FC won the open division after beating Crocs FC 2-1.

Jhon Mark Diamat who provided the winning goals for his team was declared as MVP in the division.

Spacorp organized the football tournament to provide FCs in Region 11 with an avenue to showcase their football skills.