January 20, 2018, Filed under Press Release

Provincial Sports Development and Management Council meeting


LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – City and municipal Local Government Units (LGUs) in the province are set to clash once again starting February 2018 for the Inter-LGU ‘Unity Games’ , now on its second year, which features basketball for male and volleyball for female employees.


The Provincial Sports Development and Management Council (PSDMC), here, gathered the sports coordinators and consultants from the participating LGUs for a preparatory meeting held on January 17 at the Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center (NRSCC) restaurant to map out preparations for the forthcoming unity games.


The Inter-LGU sporting event which was launched last year is a sports and employee development project of Governor Amado I. Espino, III which is intended to promote camaraderie among government officials and employees from various LGUs, and serve as an avenue for health and wellness promotion to all players.


PSDMC Executive Officer Modesto Operania expressed elation over the unprecedented support of Pangasinenses to all sports development initiatives of Governor Espino, as he noted that the LGU Unity Games ‘made a big impact on discipline, respect and cooperation among LGU employees.


“Nagpapasalamat ang Pamahalaang Panlalawigan sa suporta ng mga mayors, at iba pang opisyales ng mga syudad at bayan, at mga kawani ng LGUs sa patuloy na pagsuporta sa Unity Games at iba pang sports development programs ng probinsya,” Operania said.


Participating municipalities and cities are categorized into two clusters according to their income classifications: Cluster A (cities, 1st and 2nd class municipalities); Cluster B (3rd, 4th and 5th classification).


Urdaneta City topped last year’s basketball Division I while Urbiztondo town bagged the championship in Division II. On the other hand, Alaminos City secured the title in volleyball Division I while Burgos town emerged victorious in Division II.


/Mark Gerry Naval Oblanca



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