LIPA CITY -- Ceres Negros completed an unbeaten stint in the 2019 Philippines Football League season after defeating Kaya Iloilo, 3-0, in the final day of the league season at the Aboitiz Pitch.
OJ Porteria broke the ice for Ceres Negros with a 74th minute header.
Bienve Maranon made it 2-0 for Ceres Negros in the 90th minute before James Younghusband sealed the win right before fulltime.
Ceres Negros, which already clinched its third consecutive PFL title last week with a comeback win against Green Archers United, ended the season with 22 wins, two draws, and zero loss.PFL Golden Glove winner Roland Muller (2nd from left), Golden Boot winner Jordan Mintah (center), and Golden Ball winner Stephan Schrock (3rd from right) pose with PFL officials led by commissioner Coco Torre (left) and PFF secretary general Ed Gastanes (2nd from right). (Photo by Ivan Steward Saldajeno)
Ceres Negros was formally handed the trophy after the match.
Also, goalkeeper Roland Muller was named the season's Golden Glove winner and captain Stephan Schrock was named the season's Golden Ball winner, the equivalent of the Most Valuable Player.
Kaya Iloilo's Jordan Mintah, with 31 goals in total this year, was named the Golden Boot winner. (PNA)