Zambo firemen warriors bag championship in BFP sportsfest Print
Saturday, 23 June 2018 15:48


For the first time in history, the Zamboanga City Fire District basketball team lead by their team captain District Fire Marshall Supt. Jhufel M. Brañanola won the Championship Title in the conduct of BFP Annual Sportsfest.

ZCFD Basketball Team defeated ORD-Regional Office Team in the championship game in the score of 73-68. Other provincial and city fire district in Region 9 were also beaten at a distance by ZCFD warriors.

The BFP Sportsfest is an annual event of the BFP Regional Office in compliance with the national directives of the BFP Central Office.

This year, the BFP Sportsfest was held in the City of Dapitan, in the province of Zamboanga del Norte last June 19-21, 2018.

Supt. Brañanola said that as the team captain of ZCFD Zamboanga, his objective is not just to win the championship trophy, but also to foster camaraderie as well as boost the morale of his troops who always lag behind in previous sportsfest activities.

“Sa kauna-unahang pagkakataon, ngayon lang talaga nag-champion ang Zamboanga Fire District sa basketball since the beginning ny BFP sportsfest, teamwork talaga ang nagdala sa amin sa championship,” Brañanola said.

Brañanola lauded the strong determination and cooperation which was shown by the ZCFD Zamboanga teams in all activities which were lined up during the aforementioned BFP sports event.

No less than BFP Regional Director Fire Senior Supt. Carlito B. Oceña extended his appreciaton to ZCFD Basketball team for their victory and sportsmanship. – Bhong Simbajon/RMN News