DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 December) – The qualifying round of the two-day Asian Freestyle Football Championship 2016 kicked off at the SM Lanang Premiere on Friday afternoon.
Thirty one athletes from 15 countries of showcased their skills during the opening of the event, which is governed by the World Freestyle Football Federation and organized by Maharlika Sports.
Three of the 31 athletes are from Philippines.
The theme of the 4th edition of the Asian Freestyle Football Championship is “Isang Bola ka Lang” is inspired by the World Freestyle Football Federation (WFFF) brand – “All you Need is a Ball.”
Previous tournaments were held in Hanoi, Vietnam; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Jakarta, Indonesia.
Saturday, December 10, will be the final round as only 16 of them are expected to fight it out with defending champion Kosuke Takahashi from Japan. (MindaNews)