UAAP Players Relish Azkals Chance

Icko De Guzman

Midway in the second half of the Philippines’ 1-3 loss against Bahrain, coach Thomas Dooley opted for a younger set of players on the pitch. Paolo Bugas came on for Iain Ramsay in the 64th minute. Fitch Arboleda followed in the 72nd minute replacing Misagh Bahadoran, and Daniel Gadia made his Azkals’ debut when he […]

Philippines Fall to Bahrain in Friendly

Icko De Guzman

With only six weeks left until the start of the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup, the Philippines suffered a humbling 1-3 defeat at the hands of Bahrain last Friday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Mike Ott’s first international goal in the 49th minute was a bittersweet debut as Bahrain showed their might against the Azkals. […]

Unfinished Business: Philippines Reignites Rivalry with Bahrain

Icko De Guzman

Seven months since their last home game, the Philippine Men’s National team face a litmus test as they battle Bahrain tonight, 8:00 PM, at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The friendly is the first of two fixtures this month against opponents who the Azkals also faced in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The second fixture will be […]

At Last: Manny and Mike Ott Fulfil Dream of Playing Together

Icko De Guzman

When the Azkals squad was announced for the FIFA International friendly matches against Bahrain and DPR Korea, the Philippines got a massive boost: Mike Ott was called up. Playing as a second striker or as an attacking midfielder in the reserve team of 1.FC Nurnberg, Mike Ott is the latest addition to the Azkals in […]

Global Clinches 2016 UFL League Title

Icko De Guzman

Global FC were crowned 2016 United Football League champions after a comprehensive 7-0 win over Laos FC last Sunday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The champions clinched their third UFL League title with a game to spare against a Laos side that began the match with only ten men on the pitch. With the win, […]

Neil Etheridge to Miss the AFF Suzuki Cup

Icko De Guzman

Azkals goalkeeper Neil Etheridge has formally announced that he will miss the upcoming 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup which the Philippines will be hosting this November. Considered as one of the heroes of the historic 2010 Suzuki Cup run, Etheridge is set to miss his third straight Suzuki Cup due to club commitments. Etheridge currently plays […]

Call Ups for Bahrain and DPR Korea Friendlies Announced

Icko De Guzman

The Philippine Football Federation announced the 24-man roster for the upcoming FIFA International friendlies against Bahrain on October 7 and DPR Korea on October 10 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The two matches in October are within the FIFA International match window and are part of the Azkals’ preparation for the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup which begins this November. […]

Global Beats Stallion, Have One Hand on League Title

Icko De Guzman

Global FC are just a point shy of collecting the United Football League title after a hard fought 3-0 win over Stallion FC last Sunday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Arthur Kouassi struck twice in the first half while Omid Nazari added a third for Global. Global now just need a point in their last two […]

Stephan Schrock Shines as Ceres Drubs Loyola

Icko De Guzman

Their backs to the wall, Ceres-La Salle FC came out blazing. The Bacolod side claimed a convincing 4-1 win over the Loyola Meralco Sparks to revitalize their bid for second place on Saturday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Stephan Schrock put on a mesmerizing performance for the defending champions. The Azkals midfielder made the Sparks […]

Ceres, Loyola Battle for Second Place in Six-Pointer Clash

Icko De Guzman

Defending champions Ceres-La Salle FC look to save their season as they take on the Loyola Meralco Sparks in a crucial battle for second place today, September 24, at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The Bacolod side have been on a free fall in the second round and have only collected a total of four points […]

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