Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 20 to 26 November 2016)

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Cebu to Host Philippine National Games

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“Let’s make the PNG a celebration of sports. Let’s work in partnership with the Cebu Province Sports Commission and Cebu City Sports Commission for this event. We will hold this in April before the Palarong Pambansa. We will have a grand celebration of sports and Cebu is the perfect place to host this event,” Philippine Sports Commission Chairman Butch Ramirez said.
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Manuel Melindo Wins Interim IBF Crown

Milan Melindo (Photo via ABS-CBN Sports website)
Milan Melindo (Photo via ABS-CBN Sports website)
Milan Melindo defeats Thai fighter Fahlan Sakkreerin, Jr. at last night’s Pinoy Pride 39, at Cebu Coliseum.
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Azkals-Thailand Match Dissected as PH Bows Out of Suzuki Cup

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(Photo via Rappler.com)

According to a Rappler article by Bob Guerrero, “Thomas Dooley’s unorthodox deployment of Phil Younghusband did not pay dividends. It seems like the armchair coaches were right all along. Phil is a square peg in the round hole of holding mid.”

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