Sunday, October 7, 2012

NUVALI Cup: Nurturing a New Breed of Sports Heroes

NUVALI, the most talked about nature-adventure eco-community in the south has raised its popularity as a favorite weekend destination in the field of outdoor sports. Its 70 square kilometer of vast land offers not just to the outdoor enthusiasts but also gaining fame in the field of football, baseball, beach volleyball and the newest attraction, the wakeboarding.

Beach Volleyball

Football Clinic

Dubbed as “LEAGUE OF HEROES: Nuvali Cup 2012”, this sports event is an annual tournament of various schools in the south and all over metro manila in various fun-filled sport discipline. Now on its third year, this event becomes even better with other schools joining in and of course new sports, like the wakeboarding coming into play. Presently, Nuvali’s vast topography offers a 10 hectare open area that can accommodate three FIFA size football field, two baseball field, three volleyball courts and a multi-purpose sports club house.

The multiple tournaments were held last September 15 to 16,that was participated by more than 3,000 young athletes from various schools in the Laguna area and Metro Manila. The main goal of this event was to engage more youth into sports as an avenue to learn character and personality building, through sportsmanship and camaraderie, work better skills as a team and learn to celebrate not just victory but also in defeat.

One proud goalie

Nuvali Cup Sponsor

The Cup was also a venue to hosts a special football challenge where UFL star players Ali Boromeo, Nate Burkey, Jonah Romero and Carlie de Murga had a grand show down as part of the opening ceremony. Their presence was also part to encourage the young ones to continue the sports they love as they play among the young athletes. Their presence was certainly a huge inspiration to many. 

UFL athletes...

As Nuvali continues to be a sports haven for these young athletes, the Nuvali Cup hopes to encourage more young Filipinos to engage in sports activities as many rise as sports legend themselves in the future.

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