Sunday, 12 July 2015

Season II of Real Molinillo League Kicks Off

Action in the Bayern Munich v Juventus match on the league's opening day.

The second season of the ACF Real Molinillo League kicked off on 12 July 2015 at the LAX courts in Lipa City. This season, the league carries a Champions League theme, with players divided into four teams given the names Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Juventus.

After the first round of play, Bayern Munich leads the early table on goal difference after a dominant 7-5 victory over Juventus. Bayern led all the way but relaxed in the endgame to allow Juventus to claw back to a two-goal deficit.

In the first match of the afternoon, Chelsea threw away a 3-goal lead to narrowly lose to Real Madrid by the score of 7-8. Madrid scored two early goals but Chelsea struck back with 5 straight goals to take a 5-2 lead. Chelsea lost its concentration as the game wore on to eventually lose by a solitary goal conceded late in the game.

Chelsea (L-R) Aldrin Sibayan, Nicolo Pena, Daren Dimaunahan and Gregg Atijon.
Juventus (L-R) Kenneth Patajo, Felix Adejuwon, Renz Dimaano, Arvin Carandang and Xerxes Vatcha.
Bayern Munich (L-R) Allan Lina, Louis Montalbo, Ted Regalado, Jan Chrisandre Palad and Cyrus Vatcha.
Real Madrid (L-R) Ricky Hao, Eugene Hernandez, Rex Torrecampo, Simon Javate and Tyron Regalado.


Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Team Republic of Ireland Wins 1st Real Molinillo Cup

Team Rep. of Ireland won the inaugural ACF Real Molinillo Cup via a 7-3 victory over Team Belgium.

League runners-up Team Republic of Ireland won the inaugural ACF Real Molinillo League by defeating the injury-ravaged Team Belgium in the one-off final played on 21 June 2015 at the LAX courts in Sico, Lipa City.

The league runners-up, who finished 19 points behind league champions and cup final opponents Team Belgium, were dominant in a 7-3 victory.  The team had earlier defeated Team England 18-12 on aggregate in the two-legged semi-finals.

Team Germany clinched third with a 9-3 victory over Team England.

In the play-off for third place, Team Germany defeated Team England 9-3.  The latter narrowly lost the semi-finals to finalists Team Belgium but had no answer to Joseph Victor Medina's goalscoring performance for Team Germany.

More action from the final between Team Republic of Ireland and Team Belgium.