UP rules 5th PIA Cup
Lady Maroons successfully defend title vs home team Futboleras FC
The University of the Philippines (UP) emerged as overall champion of the 5th Pinay In Action (PIA) All-Women’s Football Cup. The UP Women’s Football Team X edged home team Futboleras FC, 1-0, in the championship match held Sunday at the Governor Mariano Perdices Memorial Coliseum.
The Lady Maroons won behind the heroics of Kamea Mangrobang, who delivered the winning goal in the second half of the tightly fought finals, enabling UP to retain the title they also won last year.
5th PIA Cup kicks off today at Gov. Perdices Coliseum
The stage is set for the showdown of 16 women’s football teams from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao vying for the 5th Pinay In Action (PIA) Cup. Women’s football action kicks off at 8:00 am on Friday, January 10, at the Gov. Mariano Perdices Memorial Coliseum.
Admission to the games is free. Defending champion University of the Philippines and last year’s runner-up University Sto. Tomas remain the heavy favorites. But homegrown teams led by Silliman University could be counted on to pull off a surprise.
5th PIA Cup kicks off with 16 teams vying for football supremacy
A total of 16 women’s football teams from across the country are vying for the 5th Pinay in Action (PIA) Cup, a 9 versus 9 Women’s Football tournament, which will be held at the Governor Mariano Perdices Coliseum in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental from Friday to Sunday, 10-12 January 2019.