Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo expresses his profound appreciation to the young players and coaching staff of the Football Kings United-Dumaguete for bringing honor and pride to the city by capturing the championships in 3 separate tournaments staged last month (May 2022).
The champion footballers, their coaches, team managers and parents paid a courtesy call on Mayor Remollo today as they prepare to compete in other tournaments here and abroad.
Football Kings United-Dumaguete was the Champion of Amlan Futsal Tournament U-17 category last May 1, 2022; Champion Siquijor Football Festival U-17 category in Siquijor last May 23, 2022 and Champion of Dipolog Football Festival U-12, U-14 and U-16 categories in Dipolog City last May 28, 2022.
The coaching staff of Football Kings United-Dumaguete is composed of Andy Mananquil, Head Coach; Damian Nocete and Henry C. Schmidt as assistant coaches and Team Manager Richard Maturan.
On behalf of the parents, Christy Garcia-Destor shared her optimism that with the continued support of the City Government, Football Kings United-Dumaguete will be competitive and even victorious in their future campaigns that will bring prestige to the home city.
Several team members, who are scheduled to participate in future tournaments, also competed in overseas tournament, among them:
Aaron Nathan D. Dionaldo, who played in Soong Ching Ling Cup in Hangzhou, China in 2019 representing NOFA Philippine Team U-13 category. He will also play in the Mediterranean International Cup in Barcelona, Spain with Malaya FC U-13 which was cancelled due to the pandemic. He is scheduled to play in the Garuda International Cup in Bogor, Indonesia for Cebu Team U-17 sometime June 28 to July 4, 2022.
If Shawn T. Hisoler and Rafael Wandeler played in Borneo Cup in Malaysia and Singa Cup in Singapore in 2019. They will also represent the U-19 NOSIRFA Team on June 9-11, 2022 in Cebu City.
Meanwhile, Julio Antonio B. Yoldi – played in Borneo Cup in Malaysia and Singa Cup in Singapore with Rafael Wandeler and If Shawn Hisoler in 2019. Back in 2018, he also competed in the Soong Ching Ling Cup in China, Gothia Cup in Sweden and Paris World Games in France in 2019 with the Makati FC. In 2022, Yoldi played in Altitude Academy in Florida, USA – Champion Team.