9 Ateneans help PH win silver in football tournament in China

September 14, 2018
By: 
Paul Daza & Rosa Liamzon

Nine Ateneans- four from the Grade School and five from the Junior High School- represented the Philippines and competed in the prestigious Gothia Football Cup held in China from Aug 13-18, 2018. Playing under the banner of the Quezon City Football Club (a project of Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte and the LAOS FC youth football organization), the team brought home the silver medal for the country. Andrew De Villa (6- Barasoain), Benjamin Francia (6- Pugad Lawin), Manu Liamzon (6- Bagumbayan), and Tim Patawaran (5-Yakan) are the players from Ateneo Grade School while Vitto Caingat (Cardoner/7-Andaluer), Kewell Doque (Montserrat/7- Grimaltos), Lance Latoza (Cardoner/7-Alonso), Rocco Liamzon (Montserrat/7-Harcourt), and Daniell Tabares (Montserrat/7-Goto) are from the Ateneo Junior High School. They were coached by Richard Torres, who also coaches the AJHS varsity football team. 

Vitto Caingat

Andrew De Villa

Kewell Doque

Benjamin Francia

Lance Latoza

Manu Liamzon

Rocco Liamzon

Tim Patawaran

Daniell Tabares

Coach Richard Torres