NU Bulldogs eye nothing less than Final 4 in UAAP Football

first_imgLATEST STORIES “From here on, I don’t think we’re going to settle for less than the top four,” co-team manager Joseph Garcia said in the Philippine Sportswriters’ Association forum at Tapa King in Cubao Tuesday.With La Salle and Ateneo getting most of the talents from Luzon, the Bulldogs, on the other hand, capitalized on recruiting from Visayas and Mindanao.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’NU now boasts a 78-man juniors and seniors pool, which include blue-chip recruits from the recent Palarong Pambansa last April.“I think with what we have now with very competitive teams both from the seniors and juniors program, we’re a team to watch out for,” Garcia said. The Bulldogs will join the 16th edition of Ang Liga this July and the University Games in October to help improve the team’s performance.“Our preparation for next season is to put the players in an environment where the competition is always on the highest level because that’s the only way they would become very natural players,” said NU head coach Mari Aberasturi. Ma. Angelica D. Garcia and Justin Robert ValenciaSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Some members of the NU Football team at the PSA Forum Tuesday. Photo by Angelica Garcia/PDI traineeAfter concluding the 15th Ang Liga tournament in third place, the National University football team is aiming for nothing lower than a Final Four spot next UAAP season.The Bulldogs finished at sixth place last season due to a spate of injuries and suspensions but are confident they will come back stronger next year.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWscenter_img Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding MOST READ Ayton thriving with competition, schedule at NBA Summer League Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins View commentslast_img

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