TOP teams from all over the country will be coming to Cagayan de Oro City for the Almost Love Ultimate Frisbee Tournament – Pingis Edition on Jan. 29-30 to be held at Camp Evangelista.
In a letter sent to the city government, Rezanine Marie Bagayo, officer-in-charge of Cagayan de Oro Ultimate Players Association, the tournament is an annual event and this time the Kagayanons will be hosting. Cagayan de Oro has produced Ultimate Frisbee players who have been successful in the sport and gained respect and admiration by being recognized as among the best players in the country, such as Bryan Anthony Degoma.
Degoma is a consistent Cagayan de Oro Team captain and was included in the Mythical Seven in the latest Ultimo Abril Tres held in Cebu City. “For almost three years now, Cagayan de Oro City has been promoting the Sport Ultimate Frisbee. Just recently, this favorite pastime has become one of the most challenging and gratifying sports in the world of extreme challenge. Indeed a fast growing sport in the city,” Bagayo said.
Ultimate or Ultimate Disc/Frisbee is a non-contact team sport that combines the best features of soccer, basketball and American football. “It immensely relies upon on spirit of sportsmanship that places the responsibility for fair play on each player, thus promoting honesty, integrity and camaraderie,” Bagayo said.
article from Gold Star Daily