As the SingaCup is about to begin its 2019 edition, 12 teams from the Philippines are set to participate in the yearly international youth tournament which will be hosted in different locations in Singapore from November 2 to 8.
U8: Rovers Football Club Davao
In the U8 category, sole representatives from the Philippines Rovers Football Club Davao begin their campaign in Group A as they face Football Federation Northern Territory (Australia), and Singapore-based clubs Spanish Soccer Club Asia and Sporting Clube de Portugal.
If Rovers survive their group, they will qualify for the playoffs stage for the Round of 16 which will be a knockout from that point onwards to the final.
Rovers Football Club Davao’s first assignment will be against Sporting Clube de Portugal on Saturday, November 2, at Rainforest Sports Hub. Kickoff is at 8AM.
U10: Bohemian Sporting Club 1, Sugod Malaya, Manila Japanese Football Club, Bohemian Sporting Club 2
Obviously the biggest category in the 2019 SingaCup, the U10 will have four representatives from the Philippines.
Bohemian Sporting Club have a sizeable contingent with two teams in this age group with Bohemian SC 1 in Group A while Bohemian SC 2 is in Group H.
Sugod Malaya meanwhile are in Group C and Manila Japanese FC find themselves having to navigate Group D.
Being the biggest category tournament in terms of size, U10 is comprised of eight groups of five teams for a total of 40 different competing teams coming from the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, India, the hosts Singapore, and even Nepal.
All matches in U10 from the group stage until the final will be held in the Rainforest Sorts Hub from November 2 to November 3.
U12: PAREF Southridge, Kaya Futbol Academy
PAREF Southridge are set to start their campaign in Group B along with Football West (Australia), Bandung Pro United (Indonesia), Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools (India) and Sengkang Central Community SC (Singapore).
Kaya Futbol Academy’s U12 representatives begin their tournament in Group C as they clash against Football South Australia, ActiveSG Football Academy (Singapore), ASTAM Soccer School (Indonesia), and Johor Darul Ta’zim (Malaysia).
The U12 is mad up of five groups, with the tournament scheduled from November 4 to 7 which will be hosted in The Cage Sports Park.
U14: Makati FC, Kaya Futbol Academy, Makati FC 2006, Great Oak Manor FC
Makati FC is in Group A while Makati FC 2006 are in Group D. Kaya start their campaign in Group B while Great Oak Manor are positioned in Group E.
U14 is composed of five groups and the competition is set to begin on November 4 until November 7 which will transpire in The Cage Sports Park.
U16: Football Funatics – FFAS
The sole team from the Philippines in this category, Football Funatics are in Group C along with Australian Islamic College, Sporting Clube de Portugal (Singapore), Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools (India), and North Vista Secondary School (Singapore).
Made up of four groups, the U16 tournament will run for three days from November 4 to 7.
All matches will be held at The Cage Sports Park.
Check on SingaCup’s official website for updates on schedules and results.
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