MASISIPAG NA MANLALARO is based on the story of the team of coaches, referees and players of GK SIPAG, a nationwide football sports program that trains adolescents within schools or communities to play competitive football. You’ll meet Chester, the first beneficiary turned coach. He fell in love with the sport and went on to get his C License from AFC (Asian Football Confederation). This enabled him to coach teams for competition as far as France, Germany and Switzerland.
Team SIPAG goes around the Philippines teaching underpriviliged kids the value of sports and its potential to be the pathway to their dreams.
Collect all six BAGONG BAYANI BOOKS! This series aims to open the eyes of young Filipinos to the impact of poverty in our society, with the hope of inspiring them to continue the mission of rebuilding our nation through a caring and sharing culture, built on social justice and fueled by hope.
AUTHOR: Armi Consunji-Genato
ILLUSTRATOR: Juno Abreu
PUBLISHER: Gawad Kalinga
LANGUAGE: English & Filipino
DATE PUBLISHED: 2021