BACOLOD CITY, (PNA) — Defending champion Negros Occidental Football Association (NOFA) Ceres-La Salle Football Club claimed the Group F PFF-Smart National Club Championship qualifying title against Iloilo Football Club (IFA) Camella–Barotac Nuevo FC, 1-0 Sunday at the North Football Field in Talisay City.
Ceres-La Salle advanced to the national qualifying round slated on Nov. 8 to 17 which they are bidding to host.
Byeong Jun Yoon eluded his defender to find the lone goal at 44th minute for Ceres-La Salle and never looked back as both teams were in close defense until the end despite many crucial attempts.
On Saturday, Ceres-La Salle FC also defeated the same team, 8-0 while on Friday, Camella-Barotac Nuevo FC scored against Negros Oriental Football Association (NORFA) Dumaguete Azucals, 8-3.
Ceres La Salle also defeated Dumaguete Azucals, 9-0, to arrange a showdown with Carmella-Barotac Nuevo.