CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga: Some 120 teams from five provinces, including from the National Capital Region and two international schools, are expected to participate in the 2nd Luenthai Cup (Football for a Cause) to be held on September 24 and 25 at the Clark Parade Grounds here.
Chit Manlapaz, chief of staff of Luenthai Clark, said the teams that will compete in the football event will come from Manila, Bataan, Tarlac, Laguna, Cavite and international teams from Manila British School and Singaporean Football Club.
Proceeds of the event will be given to the Tuloy Bahay BataFoundation, a home for street children started by Kapampangan priest Fr. Marciano ‘Rocky’ Evangelista.
For his part, Clark Development Corporation Officer-in-Charge Noel F. Manankil welcomes the holding of the football event in Clark as it promotes the Freeport as a sports-tourism destination while espousing community outreach.
Manankil noted the outreach program of the Clark firm, underscoring the importance of corporate social responsibility programs of Luenthai and other companies inside Clark.
Meanwhile, Chelsea Hong Kong coaches will come to coach the Tuloy Bahay Bata Street children during the competitions.