SIX of seven competing teams including newcomer National University will begin their campaign in the 75th University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s football event on Sunday at the Erechun field in Ateneo.
NU, under coach Lem Laranas, starts its first-ever campaign in the football event against University of Santo Tomas at 3 p.m., while Ateneo battles University of the East at 9:30 a.m. in the first game.
De La Salle and Far Eastern University (FEU) clash in the second game at 1:00pm, while reigning men’s champion University of the Philippines drew a bye on opening day.
In the women’s event at the Ocampo field, UP collides with Ateneo in the first game at 1 p.m., followed by the 3 p.m. match between FEU and the De La Salle team of coach Hans Smit.
The junior’s event, meanwhile, opens on January 12 with FEU and La Salle-Zobel clashing at 1 p.m., to be followed by the Ateneo-UST match at 3 p.m.