In a Facebook post, Uriel Dalapo expressed the joy of being part of the team that will compete against 10 other nations in Asia.
Aside from host Indonesia and the Philippines, the other teams in the tournament are Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Brunei, Malaysia, Laos, Timor-Leste, Cambodia, and Singapore.
A former player of the Ateneo de Davao University football team, Dalapo is part of the Davao City team in various local and national football competitions.
Dapo is also a veteran of international football tournaments.
A native of Kidapawan City, North Cotabato, Dalapo is expected to provide and spark and energy to the team since he is a good goal scorer. (Romeo Braceros Jr.)