Photo Essay: Cagayan de Oro’s little ‘Pacman’ wannabes

Young ‘Pacman’ wannabes, some as young as 11, undergo extensive training in Cagayan de Oro City to form part of the city’s boxing team. Girls are in the program, too. Boys and girls, under the watchful eyes of former professional boxers, live in a house situated in a construction yard so they could train hard. Lacking in equipment, their coaches let them use rocks, steel pipes and other heavy objects for weight training. Photos by Froilan Gallardo / MindaNews | Read story