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Wednesday, June 18, 2014


TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, June 17 (PIA) He was then known as Philippines Mr. Football when he was a member of the Philippine National Football team in the ‘80s, and now, Australia based Elmer Lacknet Bedia will bring his soccer expertise to Bohol on June 21-22.

Bedia, who has shown intent in building the backbone of the Philippine soccer through sustainable grassroots trainings would be accompanied by members of Elmer Lacknet Bedia Football Academy (ELBA) to teach the children of Bohol the fundamentals of the beautiful game, Bohol Football Association (BFA) president Edmar Thaddeus M. Simpao confirmed recently.

Simpao also added that the clinic which adopts ‘Be cool play football and stay in school’ will be held at the Carlos P. Garcia football field in Tagbilaran city. 

Already confirming their joining the clinic are several football clubs and schools from all over the province like Tagbilaran FC, Panglao Friendly Waters FC, Infant King Academy FC, Cortes FC, University of Bohol FC, VDT FC, Albur FC, Lila FC, JT Football Center and DCPNH FC.
Aside from conducting the clinic, Bedia also brings with him football equipment like shoes, socks, and balls to give to the poor football playing kids of Bohol who suffered from a strong earthquake that hit the province last year. 

“The clinic is also timely because school is just starting. It would be very good for the children to see how Elmer Bedia coaches and play football,’’ Simpao added. The clinic is for boys and girls aged below 16. 

Bohol governor Edgardo Chatto and Tagbilaran City Mayor John Geesnel Yap and all the officials of the Bohol FA are giving their full support of this project. 

Other officials of the Bohol FA who have supported this project are VP Emmanuel Gamonez, secretary Louie T. Supremo, treasurer Dario E. Rosalejos, PRO Ma. Claire M. Fudalan, Auditor Patrick Thomas C. Clarino, and Board of Directors Rev. Fr. Gerardo F. Saco, Fernando Magallanes, Andrew Balatero, Pete Roselyn Gulay and Apolinario G. Echavia Jr. (PIABohol)

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