The Iloilo City Government plays host to 2015 Asia-Pacific Taekowndo Invitational Championships on February 28 – March 1.
Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog and Philippine Taekwondo Association Secretary General Monsour del Rosario signed the memorandum of agreement in cooperation with Philippine Sports Commission for the successful hosting of the sports spectacle in the metropolis.
Mabilog stressed the global event boosts the city’s growing reputation as ideal sports tourism destination.
The tournament will feature teams from Iloilo City, Philippines, Canada, China, Guam, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Taiwan and USA.
“We have never hosted International Taekwondo Tournament outside Metro Manila before, this is history for the first time ever we are doing it in Iloilo City. I would like to thank you Mayor Mabilog for initiating this event. I am happy that the mayor made sports a priority program of the city,” said del Rosario