2016 Palarong Pambansa Experience From Joseph Digest’s Eyes

Palarong Pambansa Albay

A PHOTO ESSAY BY | ELIZA ERIN REYES

Palarong Pambansa CARAA win
CARAA Championship Game Baguio vs. Abra. After the long preparations, trainings and hardships, the Baguio team made it to the finals and were able to bring home the bacon.
Palarong Pambansa bonfire
Victory Party for Winning CARAA. The team had a bonfire party at Suello Village where they dinner and a pep talk with Atty. Alexander Bangsoy for their mental conditioning in preparation for the Palarong Pambansa 2016.
Palarong Pambansa Mental Coaching
A series of mental conditioning for our football and futsal players was given for free by Goshen Land President and CEO Alexander Bangsoy as support for the CAR team in preparation for the upcoming Palarong Pambansa.
Palarong Pambansa Ust Exposure
CAR team vs. UST Growling Tigers Exposure Game. The CAR team had a series of exposure games with teams from NCR and nearby provinces in preparation for the palaro in Albay.
Palarong Pambansa Team Building/Bonding
Team Building and Bonding. To further strengthen their teamwork, the CAR team had a team building and bonding activity over food and a movie night at the cinema.
Palarong Pambansa CYA Photo
The CAR Football and Futsal team woke up as early as 5 am to prepare for an exposure game versus Lingayen.
Palarong Pambansa Fireworks
The CAR delegates were in awe of the pyrotechnic display during the opening ceremonies for the 2016 Palarong Pambansa in Legazpi City, Albay.
Palarong Pambansa Busog
The CAR Football and Futsal athletes were well-fed thanks to the volunteer support team who prepared and cooked their meals.
Palarong Pambansa Mayon Bkgrd
Before the game against Davao Region, the team poses for a picture taken at Bicol Univesity Football Field with Mayon Volcano in the background.
Palarong Pambansa Team Prayer
The team makes sure to begin and end their games with a prayer which has become a tradition.
Palarong Pambansa Aris
The team has been struggling with the extreme weather in Albay in their previous games. They finally had a game set in the evening where their head coach Ariston Bocalan gave them a briefing before the game.
Palarong Pambansa First Win
The team finally won in a game against ARMM in their night game. They rejoice and celebrate their victory by praying after the game.
Palarong Pambansa Car Futsal Team
CAR Girls Futsal Team
Palarong Pambansa Indomitable Futsal
The Futsal girls were not able to win any of their games but they had an unbeatable spirit and they have given their opponents a tough game.
Palarong Pambansa CAR Futsal Football
CAR Football Team (above) and Futsal Team (below)
Palarong Pambansa Boodle Fight
After a long week at Albay, the kids were treated to a day at the beach and a boodle fight.
Palarong Pambansa Birthday
Two of our players celebrated their birthday at Albay. The Goshen Land President and CEO Alexander Bangsoy drove out of town to buy birthday cakes and ice cream for the athletes and birthday celebrators.
Palarong Pambansa Group Session
The Goshen Land CEO kept on reiterating that losing is an event, not a person. This gave the athletes hope and determination to do their best for them to make it to the next Palarong Pambansa.
Palarong Pambansa Smiles
These are the faces of the future leaders.

 

 

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