Global, Ceres to Rep Philippine Club Football in 2017 AFC Club Competitions

Icko De Guzman

Philippine club football takes a huge step forward as the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) confirmed that the Philippines will have at least two representatives in next year’s AFC club competitions. Global FC created history by becoming the first Filipino club to participate in the AFC Champions League preliminary round. The AFC Champions League is Asia’s […]

A Painful Lesson: Philippines Eliminated from the Suzuki Cup

Icko De Guzman

It was not the result that everyone wanted but the Azkals’ elimination may have served as a way to bring everyone back to the ground. The Philippine Sports Stadium was left stunned when the full-time whistle was blown last Friday. November 25, 2016 will be etched into the minds of Philippine football fans as the day the […]

Semifinals or Bust: Philippines Meets Thailand for Suzuki Cup Semifinal Bid

The Philippine Men’s National Football team are set to play against Thailand’s War Elephants tonight in their final group game of the Suzuki Cup, 8:00 PM at the Philippine Sports Stadium. The match that could ultimately decide the Azkals Suzuki Cup destiny. A far cry from their previous Suzuki Cup experience, the Azkals have made this journey far less comfortable, drawing […]

Phil Younghusband Finally Ends His Drought

Philippine captain Phil Younghusband have scored a lot of goals throughout the years. The midfielder, who played as a forward, had been a constant thorn in oppositions sides with already 42 goals to his name for the Philippines. However a change in position last year left him in the midfield as the scoring mantle was […]

Younghusband Keeps Suzuki Cup Semis Bid Alive in Draw vs Indonesia

Phil Younghusband kept the Philippines in contention for a spot in the semifinals after a nerve-wracking 2-2 draw against Indonesia last night at the Philippine Sports Stadium. The Azkals captain could not have picked a more perfect way to end his 2-year goal drought. It was a well taken free kick in the 82nd minute […]

Philippines Face Indonesia to Keep Semis Bid Alive

The stakes might not get any higher as the Philippines look to keep their AFF Suzuki Cup 2016 semifinals hopes alive tonight when they play Indonesia at the Philippine Sports Stadium. The Azkals were left to rue their chances as they blew the opportunity to defeat Singapore. Despite getting their fair share of chances the Philippines failed to defeat a […]

Philippines Denied Opening Day Win by 10-man Singapore

It was not the dream start the Philippine Men’s National Team wanted in their opening match in the AFF Suzuki Cup: four-time defending winners Singapore frustrated the Azkals with a 0-0 scoreline last night at the Philippine Sports Stadium. Singapore’s experienced defense proved to be the deciding factor in the result. The Philippines rued their chances […]

Profiling the AFF Suzuki Cup Opponents

The three countries that join the Philippines in Group A have been regular fixtures in the competition and have made remarkable strides through the years. Two of these countries have been crowned AFF Champions four times while the other one has been a perennial fixture in the Suzuki Cup final but has yet to claim the trophy. […]

Throwback: Ten Suzuki Cup Moments for the Azkals

With the AFF Suzuki Cup set to kick off in a couple of days, has come up with a bit of a throwback to look at several dates that the Azkals played in the tournament thus far. The Philippines have participated in every installment of the Suzuki Cup except in 2008 when they failed to advance […]

Thomas Dooley: Azkals are Committed for the Suzuki Cup

Icko De Guzman

If last Wednesday night’s win over Kyrgyzstan meant anything, it was a much needed result for the Azkals as the AFF Suzuki Cup draws closer. With the tournament less than ten days away, anything but a victory over the Central Asian side might have spelled disaster for the Philippines, who are hosting the biennial meet […]

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