Football chief Nonong Araneta signifies intention to run for Philippine Olympic Committee presidency
Mariano "Nonong" Araneta is in his second term as Philippine Football Federation president.   

PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee president Jose "Peping" Cojuangco has a challenger, after all.

Philippine Football Federation president Mariano "Nonong" Araneta has signified his desire to run as POC chief, challenging the incumbent, who is seeking a fourth term as the head of the country's Olympic body.

[See Manny Pangilinan rules out challenging Peping Cojuangco for POC presidency]

Araneta, in his second term as PFF president, is expected to file his candidacy in the next couple of days for the elections on November 25.

The former two-sport star said his platform will focus on solidifying National Sports Associations by fixing organizational structures apart from helping plot development programs.

[See Peping Cojuangco likely to run unopposed again for fourth term as POC president]

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