by Yski Rualo
With a score of 1-0, the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons downed the University of Sto. Tomas Growling Tigers in their second round match-up in the 75th UAAP Men’s Football tournament, Sunday at the Ateneo de Manila University Fields.
The lone goal of the Maroon Booters was scored by veteran defender Deo Segunial during the second half.
From this victory, the Maroons move up to the third spot, behind league-leading Ateneo and second placed-Far Eastern University.
The Diliman Booters’ next game is on Friday, at 10 am, against the University of the East Red Warriors, still at the Ateneo Fields.
In women’s football, the UP Lady Maroons scored their first goal of the season, but fell to the UST Tigresses, 1-3.