A Fresh Start: The Philippine Women’s Team to Play in the AFF Women’s Championship

Icko De Guzman

The Philippines Women’s national team are set to participate in the 2015 Asean Football Federation (AFF) Women’s Championship in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam from May 1-10, 2015. The Philippines will face Malaysia, Myanmar, and hosts Vietnam in Group B. The women’s squad will be headed by coach Letecia “Buda” Bautista, who replaced Ernie Nierras. The […]

Rest of the World All-Stars Outsmart the All-Filipino All-Stars 5-4

Icko De Guzman

The Rest of the World All-Stars leaned on a strong second half performance from Robert Lopez Mendy to defeat the All-Filipino All-Stars in a 5-4 thriller Saturday night at Rizal Memorial Stadium. The Green Archers United striker netted a half hat-trick after the scores were tightly knitted at the half. The performance gave the striker […]

Negros Occidental Surge Past Iloilo 5-3

Icko De Guzman

The first ever Western Visayas Classic proved to be a goalfest as Negros Occidental claimed the bragging rights against fierce rivals Iloilo with a 5-3 win in the first match of the UFL All-Star weekend at Rizal Memorial Stadium. Pachanga Diliman’s Jinggoy Valmayor notched a hat-trick for Negros Occidental in a match where Iloilo fought […]

Pride at Stake at the UFL All-Star Match

Icko De Guzman

It will be more than simply national pride on the line when the UFL All-Star match between the All-Filipino team and the Rest of the World team collide on Saturday at Rizal Memorial Stadium. The teams for the All-Star game were decided with votes coming from the fans (through, the media, and the Football […]

Ceres La Salle End First Round In Style

Icko De Guzman

League leaders Ceres La Salle FC ended the first round of the United Football League with a firm hold of the summit after a 4-0 win over Team Socceroo FC Tuesday night at Rizal Memorial Stadium. The Bacolod side, however, were pegged for most of the first half before they finally broke through right before […]

Loyola Meralco and Kaya Figure in a 3-3 Classic

Icko De Guzman

It was a pulsating affair in the United Football League as ten-man Loyola Meralco Sparks FC and Kaya FC played out a high-scoring 3-3 draw Sunday night in front of a packed Rizal Memorial Stadium grandstand. The match was a hotly contested affair. Sparks coach Simon McMenemy and assistant Gil Talavera¬† were suspended for the […]

Global Hand Ceres First League Loss

Icko De Guzman

Global FC ended the first round of the United Football League on a remarkably high note, ending Ceres La Salle FC’s hot streak in the league with a 2-0 win Saturday night at Rizal Memorial Stadium. Goals from Misagh Bahadoran and Mark Hartmann in each half allowed Global to snap Ceres La Salle’s amazing seven […]

UFL All-Star Schedule

The UFL All-Star activities will all be held at the Rizal Memorial Stadium on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Tickets will be 100 pesos each and will be available at the gate on the day itself. The festivities kick off at 3:30 PM with an 11 versus 100 match. 10 UFL players — one from each […]

Philippine Sports Stadium Primed to Host the Azkals in the World Cup Qualifiers

Icko De Guzman

Fresh from hosting the AFC Cup match between Global FC and Yadanarbon, Philippine Football Federation president Mariano Araneta hinted that the Philippine Sports Stadium might also host the Philippines’ opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The match will be against Bahrain on June 11. The 25,000 seater stadium of the Iglesia ni […]

Philippine Under-23 in Group A for the 2015 SEA Games

Icko De Guzman

The Philippine Under-23 team bound for the South East Asian Games found themselves in a good position following the draw held Wednesday in Singapore. The Under-23 side will face hosts Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar and Cambodia in group A. Group B is the tougher group with defending SEA Games winners Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Laos, Brunei and […]

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