UP pays tribute to Rogie Maglinas with special touch on jerseys

ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 05, 2016 06:30 PM
UP pays tribute to Maglinas with special touch on jerseys
The UP women's football team honor Rogie Maglinas with these jerseys. (photo from the UP Women's Football team on Instagram, @upwft)

The UP Women's Football team are honoring their fellow player Rogie Maglinas with special shirts for the new UAAP season.

They will have "For Rogie" printed at the back of their uniforms as a tribute to Maglinas, the 19-year-old UP scholar who lost his battle to cancer earlier this week.

Daisuke Sato of the Philippine Azkals likewise gave his tribute to the fallen player.

There will be also be a Rogie tribute tonight at the church beside the Claret school and another one on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Rogie would have celebrated his 20th birthday on Feb. 7.

Rogie's remains will leave the church at 3 a.m. on Sunday to be transported to the Villamor airbase to fly to his hometown of Masbate at 6 in the morning.

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