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Azkals Cap Off Suzuki Cup Preparation with Vital 1-0 Win Over Kyrgyzstan

Icko De Guzman

The Philippine Men’s National team carved out a crucial 1-0 win over Kyrgyzstan in their final tune-up match for the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup last Wednesday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Substitute Misagh Bahadoran’s goal was the difference for the Azkals. The 65th minute winner ended a string of back-to-back losses for the Philippine […]

Philippines Faces Kyrgyzstan in Final AFF Suzuki Cup Tune-up Match

Icko De Guzman

With the odds definitely stacked against them heading into the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup, the Philippine Men’s National team take on Kyrgyzstan in their final tune-up match tonight at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. This will be the second meeting between the two sides. Their first meeting was this past September in Bishkek where Kevin Ingreso […]

JP Voltes Upsets Ceres on the Last Day of the UFL Season

Icko De Guzman

JP Voltes FC ended the 2016 United Football League season with a surprise 1-0 win over nine-men Ceres-La Salle FC last night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Already assured of second place and an AFC Cup play-off berth due to a vastly superior goal difference, Ceres went to the game quite relaxed knowing that they […]

Stallion Deny Loyola’s AFC Cup Dream

Icko De Guzman

The Loyola Meralco Sparks FC’s bid for an AFC Cup slot ended after Stallion FC forced a 2-2 draw last night in the penultimate day of the United Football League at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. With the Sparks’ final haul of 41 points, they finish in third place behind Ceres-La Salle FC, who are still […]

Still Alive: Five-star Ceres Spoils Global’s Final Match

Icko De Guzman

In a bid to save their season and claim a spot in next year’s AFC Cup, Ceres-La Salle FC ended Global FC’s title-winning season in disappointment as they pummeled the newly-crowned champions with a dominating 5-0 win last night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The result saw Ceres climb back to second place with 41 […]

Loyola Snatches Second, Knocks Kaya Out of Contention

Icko De Guzman

The Loyola Meralco Sparks nailed an all-important 2-1 win over Kaya to move themselves up to second place and put pressure on the trailing pack last night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Goals from Phil Younghusband and Joaquin Cañas put an end to Kaya’s aspirations of finishing second in a highly intense match. The match […]

AFC Cup Spot on the Line as UFL Returns to Evening Kickoff

Icko De Guzman

With Global FC already crowned champions of the United Football League, the race for second place intensifies tonight as the League makes a return to evening kick off times at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. As it stands, four teams have a realistic chance of finishing in second place and winning a spot into next year’s AFC Cup. […]

DPR Korea Exact Revenge on the Azkals

Icko De Guzman

The Azkals were given a swift reality check in their preparation for the AFF Suzuki Cup after DPR Korea dominated them with a 3-1 victory on Monday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. It was a second straight defeat for the Azkals after Friday’s loss to Bahrain. Despite making three changes to the starters, the lack of […]

A Crucial Test: Azkals Face DPR Korea

Icko De Guzman

After a shock 1-3 loss to Bahrain last Friday, the Philippine national team look to gather themselves as they face DPR Korea tonight, 8:00 PM at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The loss to Bahrain served as a timely wake up call for the Azkals. The Philippines were outperformed by their opponents, who scored twice within the opening […]

A Debut to Remember for Mike Ott

Icko De Guzman

Mike Ott could not have asked for a better start to his Azkals career. The forward came on before the start of the second half and introduced himself to the Philippines with a wonder strike against Bahrain. The forward sent in a composed finish from a Martin Steuble cross in the 49th minute to hand […]




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