Philippines Football League Champions Ceres-Negros FC starts its Copa Paulino Alcantara campaign with the opening match versus Mendiola FC on October 26.
The three-time champs were drawn in the group which also includes the Philippines Under 22 squad Green Archers United which they will face on Oct 30 and November 6 respectively.
Defending Cup Champions Kaya FC were grouped with Philippine Air Force and Stallion Laguna.
The winner of the Cup will be nominated to the 2020 AFC Cup tournament. Should Ceres-Negros win the tournament, Kaya Iloilo will be nominated by virtue of being second in the league.
Match time and venue for Ceres-Negros matches will be announced within the week.