February 9, 2020 – The first match of Season 5 of the 7s Football League went to a tight finish as James Ayuban lifts Tondo FC with a golden goal during extra time.
Both teams were tied 2-2 in full time and it took extra minutes to conclude the winner of the game. Ayuban came in and scored the golden goal to end the match as Tondo FC captures their first victory in Season 5.
“Ang sipa na iyon ay para sa buong Tondo community,” said Ayuban on scoring the golden goal. “Sa lahat ng bata at sumususupporta sa amin.”
Getting the first victory of the season is very important for Tondo FC as they want to get their momentum as early as possible.
“Malaking impact yung impact para sa amin para tuloy-tuloy yung panalo namin.”
Prior to season 5, Tondo FC players each made their own sacrifices so they can all come in in perfect shape for the long haul of Philam 7’s Football League.
“Everyday training kami. Kahit yung mga teammate namin sa collegiate nag-training sa school. Kahit kaming may mga work, nag-training at nag-sacrifice para magkaroon kami ng kundisyon.”