CEBU CITY – After its promising debut final yr, Cebu Soccer Membership (CFC) is eyeing to win the celebrated soccer match Copa Paulino Alcantara in 2022.
“Everyone seems to be hungry (to win). Everyone seems to be working exhausting. This yr we actually wish to get the cup. That’s our foremost objective this yr—to win the cup,” mentioned CFC crew captain Baris Tasci.
“Hopefully with the brand new coaches and with the brand new gamers from Turkey, hopefully we are able to obtain our objective of successful the cup this yr.”
The CFC not too long ago launched their new head coach and assistant coach in addition to six new crew members who’re anticipated to spice up its bid on this yr’s match.
Its new head coach is Turkish nationwide Mehmet Kakil, a veteran striker. He’s assisted additionally by Levent Ozturk, a fellow Turkish nationwide.
Most CFC gamers are noticeably younger athletes as in comparison with the veteran ones in different groups.
Their first sport within the “Copa” is scheduled on April 25 on the PFF Coaching Heart in Carmona, Cavite.
The brand new crew members from the CFC embody Turkish nationals Mert Altinoz, Arda Cinkir, Nazim Ozkan in addition to Filipino-Nigerian Chima Ozuka. Finishing the roster of latest members are younger Filipinos John Ryll Eldian and John Cyril Sinoy.
Coach Kakil, alternatively, desires to win one sport at a time for now as they haven’t tried taking part in with different groups but.
Kakil mentioned modifications within the sport plan shall be carried out. He mentioned that from being defense-oriented, CFC will now give attention to offense.
The coach mentioned he’s a lot comfy with an offensive gameplan, contemplating his expertise as a “striker” again within the days when he was nonetheless a participant in Turkey.
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