The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) donated 200 pieces of football to the Palawan State University on September 29, 2017, at the PSU President’s Office led by Atty. Edwin B. Gastanes, the Secretary General of the PFF.
The OIC of the Office of the University President, Prof. Marissa S. Pontillas together with the PSU VPAA, Dr. Eva Jimenez and PSU Sports Director, Prof. Sylvanny Delight Gastanes welcomed the PFF Secretary General, Atty. Edwin B. Gastanes together with the President of the Palawan Football Association, Mr. Edmond B. Gastanes.
Expressing their full support for the University’s football community, Atty. Gastanes proudly stated that Palawan has been a very strong football team, and the federation is willing to support and provide the training balls for the students practice. The PFF also donated 50 tournament quality Adidas footballs for future tournaments and sports activities of the university.
Atty. Gastanes added that they are planning to hold a licensing training program for those who are interested in being a licensed football coach.
The turn-over ceremony was also joined by Mr. Doven Torres, coach of the PSU Laboratory Elementary and High School Football teams, Prof. Patrick Jay L. Nangkil, Dean, PSU CEAT; Prof. Arben Cadigal, Dean, CHMT; Prof. Daphne Mallari, Dean, CBA.
The footballs will be distributed among the different colleges and external campuses to support their respective football programs.