The young footbal players of Southshield Football Club has recently brought their winning ways in the scenic Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS).
The 10 and under divi-sion of Southshield FC won the championship in their category at the 1st Sagrado de Jesus Footfest in Bara-ngay Libertad, Kaputian IGACOS.
The team coached by former University of Min-danao football player Roland Manabit beat the Kidapawan Football Club in a thrilling penalty shoot-out 2-1.
Strikers Carlos Dona-do and Anthony Elorde provided the winning goals for Southshield FC after the main man of the team Yuan Guingguing was guarded closely by Kidapawan defenders.
The other members of the team who won a trophy, medals and cash prizes are the following: Zyk Lopez, Charles Chiu, Luiz Digman, Art Eroy, Gian Goyonan, Niel Imperial, James Gamete, Kael Morata and Enzo Trinidad.
Aside from the cham-pionship trophy, the 13 and under team of Southshield also won the third place in their division.
The team coached by former UM player AJ Ada-na are composed of Adrian Elarmo, Gian Carlos La-cerna, Carlos Angelo La-cerna, Simone Axelle Guerrero, Karl Sumam-pong, Raymond Greg Pahuyo, Ahron Pelonio, Alexis Tabada, Rhyan Dordas, AJ Guingguing and Louis Herrera.
The team won a trophy, medals and cash prizes for their win.
Carlo Chiu, president of Southshield FC, is very pleased with their win since their long travel has been rewarded with a championship.
Chiu is also happy since the organizers of the tournament also gave free jerseys and mugs to the participants. Romeo Braceros