YOUNG BOX­ERS un­der the Ca­gayan City Sports De­vel­op­ment try the newly re­ceived box­ing equip­ment do­nated by the MVP Sports Foun­da­tion in part­ner­ship with As­so­ci­a­tion of Box­ing Al­liances in the Philip­pines on Oc­to­ber 7.

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The Manny V. Pangili­nan Sports Foun­da­tion (MVPSF) and As­so­ci­a­tion of Box­ing Al­liances in the Philip­pines (ABAP) turned over P1 mil­lion worth of fi­nan­cial pack­age and brand new equip­ment to Ca­gayan de Oro City’s box­ing team over the week­end.

Some 60 box­ing gloves, 60 shoes, 12 punch mitts, 50 head guards, 8 groin guards, 40 head wraps, 30 mouth guards, 4 speed balls, and 8 punch­ing bags were given to the lo­cal box­ing team on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 7.

About 60 young box­ers in the CDO Training Cen­ter who will ben­e­fit from this gen­er­ous do­na­tion.

Ac­cord­ing to the MVPSF, the Ca­gayan de Oro box­ing team has been a hot­bed of box­ing tal­ents in the past years.

Mayor Moreno for his part said, the do­na­tion will go a long way in “our pur­suit for ex­cel­lence & the Olympic dream”.

“We shall re­main stead­fast in our be­lief that some­day a boxer from Ca­gayan de Oro City will bring home the elu­sive first Olympic gold medal for our coun­try. Thank you to Manny Pangili­nan Sports Foun­da­tion and to ABAP for keep­ing this dream of ours alive,” he said.

Moreno also dis­closed that he will re­lo­cate his box­ing team to barangay Lumbia, which he de­scribed as an ideal place for ath­letes with its cold weather.

He said the city plans to al­lo­cate an amount for this plan the soon­est and trans­fer the team from the training cen­ter in Aluba, Ma­casandig.

(NEF LUCZON)

EX­EC­U­TIVES from the Manny V. Pangili­nan Sports Foun­da­tion, As­so­ci­a­tion of Box­ing Al­liances in the Philip­pines do­nated P1-mil­lion worth of fi­nan­cial pack­age and brand new equip­ment for Ca­gayan de Oro City box­ing team, Oc­to­ber 7, 2018 at the CdeO box­ing gym in Aluba, Ma­casandig.

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