Philstar: British, German sides ready for envoy football

Philstar: British, German sides ready for envoy football

by Lorenz Visco on May 13, 2015 - 9:52 am

Team Germany and Team UK all geared up before the exhibition game. Photo by Lorenz Visco.

Team Germany and Team UK all geared up before the exhibition game. Photo by Lorenz Visco.

Last May 11, GK Tatalon, GK Pinagsama as well as the German Embassy were invited by British Ambassador Asif Ahmad into his Forbes Park residence to play a friendly game of football.

Philippine Star columnist Olmin Leyba was there to bear witness to some drills and an exhibition game between the two teams in preparation for the upcoming Ambassadors Cup this May 16, to be held in the University of Asia and the Pacific. The columnist wrote:

“The Ambassadors Cup is a grassroots outreach project of UA&P which gathers children from underprivileged communities to compete in a friendly futsal tournament and develop the positive values learned from playing sports. The project is creating a road map for a sustainable sporting industry and the holistic development of athletes.”

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