Marañon Cup entries deadline Sept. 30

first_imgBy CYRUS M. GARDEBACOLOD City — The final submission of winners in the district eliminations for the 5th Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon Jr., Open Boxing Championship is on Sept. 30.Marañon Cup final matches will be on Oct. 8 to 12 at the Bacolod Arts and Youth Sports Center.This will give coaches ample time to replace boxers if need to, said Angel “Nonong” Verdeflor, provincial sports coordinator. All district eliminations have been completed, except for Bacolod City, which may directly field entries in the finals.Organizers will meet this week to finalize the program and the match schedules.Verdeflor, an executive assistant to Marañon and president of Western Visayas Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines–Western Visayas, urged the participating boxers to train hard.“If you train hard, you will surely win your bouts,” he stressed.The 1st District — comprising Escalante City, Toboso, Calatrava, Salvador Benedicto and San Carlos City — is the defending champion.Last year’s matches were held in La Carlota City.The finals will coincide with the MassKara Festival./PNlast_img