Davao, Negros Occidental, Cavite, and Misamis-Occidental FAs were victorious in their quarterfinal assignments to reach the semis of the PFF Smart National U22 Amateur Championship.
Davao FA destroyed Camarines Norte FA with a 10-0 scoreline. Eight different players scored for Davao with Leo Abunas and Gerald Susuban both scoring a brace for their squad. Negros Occidental FA scored a 3-0 win to dispatch of North Cotabato FA.
In the most exciting match, Cavite FA advanced through a Ronald Espinosa winner in the 67th to claim the semifinal spot. Cavite’s Spencer Galasa opened the scoring at the 47th minute only for Bukidnon’s Philip Palamine to level the game. Misamis Occidental FA completed the cast with a 4-0 drubbing of Baguio-Benguet FA.
The Semi-Finals start on January 29 with Negros Occidental playing Cavite at 8AM while Davao will face fellow Mindanao squad Misamis Occidental at 3PM. Both games will be played in the Panaad Sports Complex.
with reports from the Philippine Football Federation