SEA Games polo action in Calatagan unfurls
CALATAGAN—Team Philippines aims to add to its silver in the 4-6 goals event on Tuesday when the 0-2 goals tournament of the Southeast Asian Games gets off the ground at Miguel Romero Polo field in Calatagan, Batangas.
Led by Rep. Mikee Romero, the Filipinos set out to top the four-team competition this time following Team PH’s 7.5-5 loss to Malaysia last Sunday in the 4-6 goals gold medal match.
Officials are still hoping that the field will remain playable even with the threat of Storm Signal No. 3 in the province.
“We’re praying that it will not rain so hard here so we can start our event,” said PH team captain and party-list Rep. Mikee Romero. “We’re all excited to play.”
If the field is not playable, the four-day event will be moved tomorrow with the final on Sunday.
Joining Romero in the squad are Coco Garcia, Nicole Eusebio, Jam Eusebio and Santi Juban.
“Everybody is determined to contribute to the country’s bid to win the overall championship and we are all inspired after the explosive first day,” said Romero.
Malaysia will be looking to complete a golden double in the event. INQ
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