Global Turn Back Geylang International, Advance to Singapore Cup Semifinals

Icko De Guzman

Global FC defeated Geylang International, 4-1, after extra time (4-2 on aggregate), and booked their ticket to the semifinals of the RHB Singapore Cup on Sunday night at Bedok Stadium, Singapore. The wounded Filipino side — that had just four players on the bench — showed pure grit and determination to cancel out Josef Kaplan’s […]

Pachanga Diliman Outlast Laos, 2-0

Icko De Guzman

Pachanga Diliman FC overcame nine-men Laos FC 2-nil in a highly physical match last Sunday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Pachanga advance to the UFL Cup Quarterfinals. Carrying a mindset of nothing to lose heading into the match, Pachanga relied on Hossein Doustdarsefidmazgi and Davide Cortina’s goals to carry them into the next round. The […]

FEU, UP-Y Claim Wins in PFF Women’s Cup

Icko De Guzman

Far Eastern University and the University of the Phililippines-Y notched their first victories in the second day of the PFF Women’s Cup on Sunday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Reeling from their opening day loss against Green Archers United FC, FEU bounced back with a 4-0 win over Ateneo De Manila University to take the […]

Ceres, Sparks Thru to the UFL Cup Last Eight

Icko De Guzman

First Division sides Ceres La Salle FC and Loyola Meralco Sparks FC advanced to the last eight of the UFL Cup after a pair of convincing wins on Saturday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. League champions Ceres banked on a treble of braces to defeat UST FC, 7-0, in the first match. Bienvenido MaraƱon […]

Philippines to Face Maldives on September 3

Icko De Guzman

The Philippine Football Federation announced on Friday, August 14, that the Philippines will face the Maldives in a FIFA International Friendly match on September 3 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila. The friendly match comes at a perfect time for the National Team. The Azkals are preparing for their upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup […]

Manila Jeepney, Kaya Dismantle Opponents

Icko De Guzman

Manila Jeepney FC and Kaya FC were the first two teams to advance to the UFL Cup quarterfinals on Thursday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. In a testy meeting where a total of 11 yellow cards were shown, Manila Jeepney edged Second Division side Forza FC, 2-0. The FEU pair of Joshua Mullero and […]

Haya Ibarra: We Can Compete at a High Level

Icko De Guzman

There was a sense of frustration on the part of Women’s National Team goalkeeper Haya Ibarra during the 2015 AFF Women’s Championship last May. A UAAP champion with DLSU in 2010, Ibarra made her national team debut in the 4-1 loss against Myanmar by replacing skipper Inna Palacios in goal in the final minutes. However, […]

Gier: We Surprised a Few People

Icko De Guzman

Azkals defender Rob Gier could not have asked for a better start in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The Philippines won their first two games in Group H to end up second behind leaders DPR Korea. According to Gier, the Azkals surprised a few people in the Qualifiers because of the new system coach […]

JP Voltes Gain First Division Promotion

Icko De Guzman

JP Voltes FC were promoted to the United Football League First Division after manhandling Team Socceroo FC, 9-0, in the second leg of the UFL Promotion/Relegation Play-Off, Tuesday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. JP Voltes won the Play-Offs 12-1 on aggregate. The result saw Team Socceroo return to the Second Division after two years […]

Surprise Results in PFF Women’s Cup First Day

Icko De Guzman

Green Archers United FC produced a shock result in the first day of the PFF Women’s Cup, Sunday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. With a squad composed of former UAAP players from different universities, Green Archers banked on Mikaela Romero’s goal in the opening minutes of the match to defeat defending champions Far Eastern University, […]

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