2017 PFL Finals Set at Panaad Stadium This Saturday

Following yesterday’s Philippines Football League (PFL) meeting in Manila, the board ruled that the PFL inaugural finals between Ceres Negros FC and Global Cebu FC will be staged at Panaad Park and Stadium on Saturday, December 16 at 6PM.

The PFL decided that Panaad Park and Stadium will host the finals based on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, venue availability, commercial, marketing, and financial considerations as provided under Article 2.11. Moreover, Panaad and Park Stadium had also hosted international events such as the AFC Cup and the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifiers.

Global Cebu FC has wrote the PFL for their intention to host the finals but, PFL cited that while Ceres FC and Meralco FC have signified their intention to host the finals during their initial meeting last November 29, Global FC cited that Cebu City Sports Center is unavailable due to pitch and lighting conditions.

PFL Chief Executive Officer Lazarus Xavier, on the other hand, congratulated the two teams in the finals.

Tickets for the PFL finals will be available at all SM Tickets outlets since yesterday.

Meanwhile, Rizal Memorial Stadium will host the battle for third match between FC Meralco Manila and Kaya FC Makati on Friday, December 15.*