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Alaska Holds The Biggest Football Tournament in the Philippines #AlaskaFootballCup

Posted by on 3. December 2014

Alaska has always been in the forefront of sports development and among their advocacy is to have kids started early with the sporty lifestyle.  Alaska held the 2014 Alaska Football Cup last November 29-30, 2014 which was participated by about 4,500 young players all over the country. This is one of the most successful grassroots sports development programs for football, which is now on its 19th year.   #AlaskaFootballCup

Alaska Football Cup

Kids in Action at the 19th Alaska Football Cup

Ayala Alabang Country Club in Muntinlupa was the host site for the 2014 Alaska Football Cup last November 29 tp 30, 2014.  This has been the biggest and most eagerly anticipated football tournament in the country with football players of all ages, from as young as six years old, participating in this annual event organized by Alaska Milk.  The annual Alaska Football Cup is the one football tournament that young players from all over the country look forward to every year.

Teams representing schools and football clubs from all over the Philippines includes participants from Masbate, Baguio, Negros Occidental, Cebu, Davao, Palawan, Legaspi, Laguna, Batangas, Bukidnon, Zambales, Pampanga, Tarlac, Ilocos, Bicol, Romblon, Davao Sur, Compostela Valley, Quezon, Cavite, Albay, Pangasinan, Bacolod, Iloilo, Mindoro and Metro Manila.

The annual football event, which started in 1995, held its 19th edition this year with over 300 teams of more than 4,500 players competing in the different categories. The two-day event will be played over more than 750 seven-a-side games, in 30 football fields, and officiated by over 120 game officials.  The Alaska Football Cup is one of the country’s most successful grassroots development program in football.

Alaska believes that sports play an important role in instilling the value of determination, discipline, hard work, team work and sportsmanship among the youth. Sports help them achieve the “winning form” which is Alaska’s goal for the children.

Keep the kids outdoor enjoying sports.

The National Nutrition Survey of the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) revealed issues on health that are best addressed by adopting an active healthy lifestyle and by regular consumption of nutritious food such as milk. Programs such as the Football Cup reinforces Alaska Milk’s thrust in promoting a healthy lifestyle not just by drinking milk but also by engaging regularly in physical activities such as football. Alaska seeks to engage all Filipinos, especially the youth, in sports.

It is in line with Alaska Milk’s program and dream to be part of the lives of more children in the Philippines and encourage these young champions to embrace a healthy and active lifestyle through football.  The tournament develops the athletic skills of participants to the fullest because they compete against athletes of the same age as well as physical and mental development.

Alaska does not just sell milk products. It promotes community development and nation building by nurturing positive values of teamwork, cooperation and fair play through sports activities like the 2014 Alaska Football Cup. Alaska promotes a healthy lifestyle, especially among children, through regular sports activities and proper nutrition.

Winners were awarded trophies and medals for their efforts

The following are the list of winners from the 2014 Alaska Football Cup

  • Girls 12
    • ABC Stars Naga – 1st Place
    • British School Manila – 2nd Place
    • Xavier School FC – 3rd Place
    • Ateneo de Davao – 4th Place
    • Rona Zaldivar – MVP
  • Girls 14
    • Nomads Football Club – 1st Place
    • Makati Fooball Club – 2nd Place
    • ABC Stars Naga – 3rd Place
    • Ateneo de Davao – 4th Place
    • Ashley Slough – MVP
  • Girls 16
    • Ateneo de Davao – 1st Place
    • Minuluan FC Bacolod – 2nd Place
    • Ateneo de Cebu – 3rd Place
    • Tuloy sa Don Bosco – 4th Place
    • Inah Rosales – MVP
  • Boys 10
    • Xavier School FC – 1st Place
    • Federated Football Association of Masbate – 2nd Place
    • San Carlos City FC-Bacolod – 3rd Place
    • Diego Aspiras – MVP
  • Boys 12
    • Hedcen FC – 1st Place
    • Tiger City Mandaluyong FC Makati FC – 2nd Place
    • La Salle Zobel – 3rd Place
    • Jan Adri Caraig – MVP
  • Boys 14
    • Claret Football Center – 1st Place
    • Sacred Heart School – Ateneo de Cebu – 2nd Place
    • La Salle Zobel – 3rd Place
    • First Fruits Christian Academy Bukidnon (first time to join) – 4th Place
    • Fidel Tacardon
  • Boys 16
    • Xavier School FC – 1st Place
    • Claret Football Center – 2nd Place
    • Hedcen FC – 3rd Place
    • Goshenland FC – 4th Place
    • Tony Kho – MVP
  • Players 6
    • Ateneo de Manila Football Center – 1st Place
    • Loyola Meralco FC – 2nd Place
    • Davao Hyenas FC – 3rd Place
    • Xavier School FC – 4th Place
    • Andres Hizon – MVP
  • Players 8
    • Makati Football School – 1st Place
    • Xavier School FC – 2nd Place
    • St. Alexius college Southern Cotabato- First time to join – 3rd Place
    • Crocodile FC Davao – 4th Place
    • Jared Peña – MVP
  • Ladies Open

    • De La Salle Zobel – 1st Place
    • Lizarito FC-Bacolod – 2nd Place
    • Ateneo de Davao FC Lady Knights – 3rd Place
    • Green Archers Utd. – 4th Place
    • Sarah Castañeda – MVP
  • Men’s Open
    • LeyLam FC Cebu Team 2 – 1st Place
    • Philippine Air Force – 2nd Place
    • Team Socceroo – 3rd Place
    • Leylam FC Cebu Team 1 -First time to join – 4th Place
    • Ranulfo Colina – MVP

For more information on the Alaska Football Cup please visit the Website http://alaskapowercamp.com/football/2014/ or follow on twitter: @ALASKAsportshub.

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