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PSC-Pacquiao boxing tournament
goes to Sorsogon for Luzon prelim

The nationwide 2018 PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup resumes hostilities with the Luzon Preliminary this weekend at the Sorsogon National High School in Sorsogon City.

“The winners will advance into the Quarter Finals slated on February 24 and 25 in Lucena City,” said tournament director RogerFortaleza.

The Luzon semi-finals will be on March 17 in Pangasinan while the Luzon Finals is slated April 7 in Baguio City.

The winners of the Luzon Championships will next see action in the national championship preliminaries set on April 14-15 in Mandaluyong City.

It will be followed by the national quarter finals on April 21-22 in Tagbilaran City and the national semi-finals on April 28 in Tagum City.

The national finals will return to General Santos City on May 5.

The tournament opened in Gensan last December 16-17 with the Mindanao Preliminary held at the Robinson's Place.

The grassroots development program is sponsored by the Philippine Sports Commission in coordination with the office of Sen. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao.

Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chair William “Butch” Ramirez said that cash incentives would be given to the gold, silver and bronze medalists - P6,000, P4,000 and P2,000.

“The outstanding boxers will also join the national training pool in Baguio City,” said Ramirez.

This nationwide competition is open to all amateur boxing clubs, organizations, teams and local government units.*PNA



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