1st annual Pacific Rim Sun Bowl on July 19
July 9, 2015- Hagåtña, Guam-The Bud Light Guam Women’s Tackle Football League (GWTFL) proudly announces its exhibition game partnership with the Japan Blazecats, an all-female, full-tackle football team from Osaka and Tokyo, Japan.
Together, they will host the 1st annual Pacific Rim Sun Bowl, Sunday, July 19th at 3:00 p.m. where these fierce females will go head-to-head in an 8-man official game. An 11-man exhibition game comprising of the Japan Blazecats and the 2015 GWTFL's All-Star Players will go up against the 2015 GWTFL Latte Stone Bowl Champions, Team Legacy, at 4:30 p.m. Both games will be at the Guam Raiders Field, Tiyan.
Football fans, family, and friends are invited to join the GTWFL and the Japan Blazecats for the Pacific Rim Sun Bowl to witness a high-level of energy and love of the game.
The Bud Light GWTFL, who just finished its fourth season, is excited and thrilled at the prospect of yet another opportunity to play with an international team. “It is wonderful to see that the interest in female full-tackle football is growing and that the GWTFL and its teams are gaining international recognition,” said Vanessa Losongco, Public Relations Officer, of the Bud Light GWTFL.
“We’d like to thank the Guam Raiders Football Association for allowing us to use their field for this event. It is essential that we as football lovers work together to grow the sport, both locally and internationally,” said Linda Salas, president of the Bud Light GWTFL.
"I'd also like to recognize Ambros for their continued commitment to the league and the sport. We thank them for their generosity and support."
The Tiyan gates open at 12:00 p.m. $2 entrance fee per person or a $5 fee for vehicles with three or more people. For more information, please call 685-5302 or 788-3856.
JAPAN BLAZECATS lineup:
ZIN YOSHIDA (Tokyo Blaze)
YOSHIYUKI YAMADA (Wildcats)
CHIKA YAMADA (Wildcats)
MAI HORISAWA (Tokyo Blaze)
YOSHIMI NAKAMURA (Tokyo Blaze)
WILDCATS (ATSUKO TAKASAKI, YOSHIKO NAKAO, SADAMI IWAMURA, AKI NAKANO, MIHO GOTO, YOSHIKO TAKAHASHI)
TOKYO BLAZE (ANNA TAKAYAMA, KEIKO SUGIYAMA, HARUKA USHIYAMA and EMI KANETAKA)