Negros Occidental FA (NOFA) and Davao FA dispatched of their opponents to earn the right for a Finals spot in the PFF-Smart U22 Amateur Championship.
NOFA, whose core is composed of University of St. La Salle players, eked out a slim 1-0 victory against Cavite FA, who are mostly made of recent NCAA champions Arellano University. Charles Ivan Barberan scored the early goal in the 16th minute to make the difference in the match.
In the other semifinal, Davao FA blitzed fellow Mindanao squad Misamis Occidental FA (MOOFA) 5-2. Warren Ravanes of Davao topscored to lead all goal scorers. Ravanes opened the scoring in the 6th minute but the Iligan squad equalized witha Paul Salahit goal in the 25th. Davao went on a scoring spree slotting in four goals care of Ravanes and James Enegantes. MOOFA added a consolation goal in injury time thru Salahit to end the match.
The final will be played 3PM at the Panaad Stadium on Sunday January 31.
With reports from the PFF