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La Salle Sweeps UAAP Women’s Eliminations, Forces UST-Ateneo Playoff

Icko De Guzman

Already assured of a place in the UAAP Women’s final, De La Salle University completed a season sweep with a 3-1 win over University of Santo Tomas last night at the Moro Lorenzo Field in Quezon City. La Salle finished the eliminations with a perfect record at 24 points. UST are now in second with […]

Philippines Football League Kicks Off on May 6

Icko De Guzman

The Philippines Football League was unveiled last night in a lavish opening launch held at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Taguig City, cementing a landmark moment for Philippine football. Eight teams heeded the call to participate in the inaugural season of the PFL: Ceres Negros FC, Davao Aguilas FC, Global Cebu FC, JPV Marikina FC, […]

Ceres Back in the Hunt After Humbling Hanoi

Icko De Guzman

On a humid summer night, Ceres Negros FC let it rain over Vietnamese side Hanoi FC, thrashing them, 6-2, in front of a capacity crowd at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod, Negros Occidental. Bienvenido Maranon, Kevin Ingreso, Fernando Rodriguez, and Jason De Jong put on a performance to remember for the Negros side. The win […]

Four-Goal Turnaround Puts Global Closer to AFC Cup Knockout Stages

Icko De Guzman

With their backs against the wall, Global Cebu FC produced a stunning comeback in the AFC Cup, defeating Burmese side Magwe, 4-2, yesterday at the Youth Training Centre in Yangon, Myanmar. Darryl Roberts loomed large for Global. The forward scored twice in a span of a minute late in the match to turn the tide […]

Magwe Test Await Global in Myanmar

Icko De Guzman

The stakes can’t get any higher for Global Cebu FC in the AFC Cup as they face Burmese side Magwe today at the Youth Training Centre in Yangon, Myanmar. Global are coming off a remarkable 3-2 win over Malaysian powerhouse Johor Darul Ta’zim to lead Group F with nine points. A win over Magwe will […]

Ceres Seek AFC Cup Redemption Against Hanoi

Icko De Guzman

In a bid to keep their AFC Cup campaign alive, Ceres Negros FC face Hanoi FC in a crucial group G match tonight at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod, Negros Occidental. The Negros side suffered a painful 3-0 defeat at the hands of Malaysian side Felda United last week, and are now in a dangerous […]

Filipinas Humbled by Jordan in Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers Finale

Icko De Guzman

The Philippine Women’s National Team ended their successful AFC Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers campaign with a 1-5 defeat at the hands of Jordan yesterday at the Republican Central Stadium in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. With qualification to the final round already secure, the Filipinas headed to the match against Jordan eager to have a preview of what […]

A Journey for the Ages: The Filipinas’ AFC Women’s Asian Cup Qualification

Icko De Guzman

The Philippine Women’s National Team were down by a single goal against Bahrain heading into the final ten minutes. The Filipinas had been having an imposing run in tournament, drubbing all their opponents so far. Each match had its heroines: Eva Madarang scored the first goal in the first three games. First timers Irish Navaja […]

Filipinas Qualify for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup

Icko De Guzman

The Philippine Women’s National Team earned their rightful place in next year’s AFC Women’s Asian Cup after a heart-stopping 1-1 draw against Bahrain last night at the Republican Central Stadium in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Sara Castaneda was the heroine for the Filipinas. The midfielder struck gold in the 82nd minute to send the Philippines back into […]

Ateneo Eliminate La Salle from Final Four Race

Icko De Guzman

League leaders Ateneo de Manila University put an end to De La Salle University’s final four aspirations after an emphatic 2-0 win in last night’s UAAP action at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Two goals in either half for the Blue Eagles were enough for Ateneo to clinch the number one seed in the semifinals with […]