Hundreds of players, coaches and technical staff of the 5th PIA Football Cup for women converged at the residence of Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo for their fellowship night dinner, Friday, with Senator Pia Cayetano, a known advocate of women empowerment through sports.

The host, Mayor Remollo, extended his warmest felicitations to the 16 participating teams and the management of the tournament along with his sincere wish that the games will be devoid of any injuries to the players.

Vice-Mayor Alan Gel Cordova, Councilors Michael Bandal, Joe Kenneth Arbas, Edgar Lentorio Jr., Liga ng mga Barangay President Dionie Amores, SK President Lei Marie Danielle Tolentino and Assistant City Administrator Dr. Dinno T. Depositario also graced the occasion to welcome the delegates from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

Senator Cayetano urges everyone to engage in sports to maintain a healthy lifestyle and to develop the right attitude and discipline to succeed in life.

The awarding and closing ceremony will be held Sunday morning at the Perdices Coliseum.