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Malditas dedicates SEA Games stint to Yolanda survivors

The Philippine Women’s Football Team popularly known as the Malditas vowed during their courtesy call to Globe Telecom president and CEO Ernest Cu to win a medal in the 2013 South East Asian (SEA) Games for the survivors of the super typhoon Yolanda.

Globe prexy and CEO Ernest Cu receives a signed football by the Malditas from head coach Ernie Nierras to represent the team’s commitment to help Globe rebuild the houses in Ormoc thru Gawad Kalinga during their courtesy call before the 27th Southeast Asian Games. Looking on are Globe Head of Digital Media Glenn Estrella, the Malditas and their manager Mel Macasaquit, as well as Globe EVP and COO for Business and International Markets Gil Genio.

Malditas coach Ernie Nierras said that they are ready and determined to compete because they are dedicating all their games to the people affected by the super typhoon.  “We trained so hard for the SEA Games and the recent calamity only motivated us more to win for everyone in the Central Visayas,” Nierras said.

Cu, on the other hand, said that Globe Telecom is always behind the Malditas in representing the country in the upcoming SEA Games in Myanmar.  “Their dedication to win for the country in the SEA Games will serve as an inspiration to many of our “Kababayans” especially those who are severely affected by super typhoon Yolanda,” Cu revealed.

Cu added that brand ambassadors of Globe Telecom, the Malditas will carry with them the Bangon Pinoy spirit which is the sincere desire to rebuild Central Visayas.  “After the SEA Games, the Malditas volunteered to help us in re-erecting the houses in Ormoc City, Leyte thru our partnership with Gawad Kalinga,” Cu added.

The Malditas together with the Philippine Futsal Team known as the Musang, Green Archers United in the United Football League (UFL) and the De LaSalle University (DLSU)-Greenhills Football Varsity Team are being supported by Globe making the company the biggest stakeholder of football in the Philippines.

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