All Polish power-hitter Maciej “Magic Man” Gierszewski ever wanted to do in the prime years of his existence was to become a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) athlete.
Coach Noli Ayo, Coach Louie Gonzalez, and former MMA Champion Geli Bulaong do their work to help others without any fanfare or media attention, despite the pandemic, they’ve managed to work around and circumvent circumstances to continue their respective passions in assisting people to become the grandest version of themselves.
Marcial, who jolted the sporting establishment by going public on the lack of financial support as he prepares for the Tokyo Olympics said his top priority since he entered the national team in 2011 is to give pride and honor to the Philippines as well as to give help his family.
Games and championships have been won or lost by either made or missed field goals. Novak has had his share of makes and misses, but whatever the outcome, he’s moved on to the next kick.
There have been only seven documented 100 points-or-more individual performances by a Filipino player in Philippine basketball history, at least in the high school, college and major commercial league levels.
The problem is Eumir Felix Marcial, who’s now a professional pugilist, though I sincerely believe that his commitment to the national cause remains solid as ever is fighting an enemy, an imaginary enemy or shall I say the wrong enemy.
According to Football for Humanity Founder Chris Thomas, Shanden is “doing some damage” over at LMU by scoring goals as a midfielder.
Philippine football needs all the help in can get along with any opportunity to get a shot in the arm, especially from a UEFA football mind like Owen’s.
More than 140 players crossed their Rubicon in shedding their amateur status to turn professional in the inaugural season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) in 1975.
This coming Saturday at 9pm on Sports For All, we have UEFA licensed Coach, Tutor and Mentor and Sweden’s National Youth Football Association’s (NYFA) Owen Southgate and Shanden Vergara, UAAP Season 81 Men’s football Rookie of the Year, former DLSU Green Booter and presently playing midfield for the Lincoln Memorial University Rail Splitters in Tennessee.