PFL players raise funds for Ulysses victims


UNITED City Football Club ace Stephan Schrock led Philippine Football League (PFL) players and officials in auctioning their jerseys, kits, boots and gloves to raise funds for the victims of Typhoon Ulyses.

Schrock initiated the fund-raiser after he saw a photo of man wading in chest- deep floodwater cautiously keeping a basin afloat in Cagayan. The football star’s heart was moved when he saw that there was a baby inside the basin.

“We tried to locate that baby in the photo but unfortunat­ely we failed to locate the parents. So we have just decided to raise funds and just choose the benefactor­s. We want to help the victims so we are working on it now,” Torre said.

“It is an auction. The proceeds of it will all go to the victims of Typhoon Ulyses. However, we are still undecided where to give it or what foundation should benefit from it. So we are still discussing it,” PFL Commission­er Mikahil “Coco” Torre said.

Schrock committed P50,000 on top of his kits and boots. His teammates Bienvenido Marañon and Anthony Pinthus followed suit, along with Anthony del Rosario of Maharlika Manila and Jarvey Gayoso of the Azkals Developmen­t Team.

Torre said that the PFL board will turn over the funds to a still undetermin­ed foundation. Annieabad

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