NATIONAL University makes its debut against last year’s runner-up De La Salle-Zobel today in the UAAP Season 80 juniors football tournament at the PFF National Training Center inside the San Lazaro Leisure Park in Carmona, Cavite.
The Bullpups hope to make an immediate impact against the Junior Archers at 8 a.m.
Ateneo and University of Santo Tomas collide in the day’s other match at 3 p.m.
Defending champion Far Eastern University-Diliman drew an opening day bye. The Baby Tamaraws will launch their bid against the Blue Eaglets at 8 a.m. on Nov. 26 at the same Carmona pitch.
The rematch of last season’s Finals between FEU-Diliman and De La Salle-Zobel is set on Dec. 3 at the PFF National Training Center.
Except for three matchdays in the first round, the rest of the matches will be played at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.