GENERAL SANTOS CITY: Top national athletics players from the South Cotabato province will train the Region 12 or Soccsksargen Regional Athletic Association (SRAA) team in its preparation for the 2016 Palarong Pambansa. Alex Floro, Department of Education-South Cotabato sports coordinator, said Olympian Henry Dagmil and Southeast Asian Games medalist Ronnie Marfil have agreed to supervise the 30-day intensive training of the region’s athletics team for the upcoming Palaro. Dagmil and Marfil earlier assisted the 20-day intensive training of the South Cotabato athletics team in its preparation for the SRAA, which was held from February 3 to 7 in Kiamba, Sarangani Province. The team emerged as champion in the 2016 SRAA and will lead the region’s campaign in the Palarong Pambansa, which is slated in April in Legazpi, Albay. Floro said the training for the Palaro will be held tentatively in this city from February 27 to March 27.