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Azkal Reichelt to join Malaysia Super League
by Olmin Leyba - January 23, 2019 - 12:00am
National mainstay Patrick Reichelt, the Azkals’ top scorer in the 2018 Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup, has signed up with Malaysian club Melaka United to strut his wares in the Malaysia Super League...
Ceres Negros FC vies in AFC Champs League
by Olmin Leyba - January 22, 2019 - 12:00am
After the Philippine Azkals’ historic stint in the Asian Cup, it will be Ceres Negros FC’s turn to gun for a milestone as it vies in the AFC Champions League qualifiers for the second time.
Azkals move on, set sights on Asian qualifiers for 2022
by Olmin Leyba - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
With a coveted AFC Asian Cup stint tucked under their belt, the Philippine Azkals look to continue the journey as they set their sights on the next big international battle ahead, the Asian Qualifiers for the 2022...
PSC gets full control of P7-billion Southeast Asian Games budget
by Olmin Leyba - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Philippine Sports Commission chairman Butch Ramirez yesterday said the government sports body is ready to take a more active role in the preparations for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games hosting after the Senate put...
Azkals bomb out of the AFC Asian Cup
by Olmin Leyba - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Azkals bombed out of the AFC Asian Cup with a 1-3 setback to Kyrgyz Republic Wednesday night in Dubai but took consolation in netting a historic goal in their maiden stint at the Continent’s...
Azkals battle debutant Kyrgyz Republic in must-win duel
by Olmin Leyba - January 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Azkals play the biggest game of their lives against fellow debutant Kyrgyz Republic as they try to keep their ambitious bid to reach the AFC Asian Cup Round-of-16 alive tonight at Rashid Stadium in...
Azkals holding on to last strand of hope
by Olmin Leyba - January 14, 2019 - 12:00am
On thin ice after absorbing a pair of losses to Korea Republic (0-1) and China (0-3), a defiant Philippine Azkals vowed to keep on fighting to salvage a dream stint in the AFC Asian Cup’s Round-of-16.
Azkals lose anew, but hope isn’t gone
by Olmin Leyba - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Azkals ran into a great wall and stumbled to a painful 0-3 loss to China Friday night at Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, their aspirations for the AFC Asian Cup Round-of-16 now hanging by...
Azkals out to scale, conquer Asia’s Great Wall tonight
by Olmin Leyba - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Azkals gun for an upset against powerhouse China to keep their AFC Asian Cup knockout stage aspirations alive in tonight’s Group C fixture at Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab...
Pumped-up Azkals battle Chinese XI
by Olmin Leyba - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
After defying expectations in their AFC Asian Cup debut outing against heavily-favored Korea Republic, fired-up Philippine Azkals are plotting a surprise for another higher-ranked opponent, China.
Coach lauds Azkals’ tough stand vs Korea
by Olmin Leyba - January 9, 2019 - 12:00am
On record it was a 0-1 setback to Korea Republic but for the debuting underdog Philippine Azkals, the gutsy stand against one of the title favorites in the AFC Asian Cup sure felt like a confidence-building vic...
Azkals yield close game to SoKor in Asian Cup opener
by Olmin Leyba - January 8, 2019 - 12:00am
For two-thirds of the way, the debuting Philippine Azkals did the impossible as they held mighty Korea Republic to a scoreless stalemate in the AFC Asian Cup.
Azkals start Mission Do-Or-Die in Dubai
by Olmin Leyba - January 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines lets loose the Azkals in the biggest stage this side of the world, the AFC Asian Cup, “dreaming the impossible” as their battlecry goes, as they try to bite a piece of the spotlight against...
Philippines Azkals have ‘nothing to lose’
by Olmin Leyba - January 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Midfield dynamo Stephan Schrock said the Philippine Azkals will take a “nothing-to-lose” approach in their milestone debut in the AFC Asian Cup, which will make them a dangerous opponent to heavyweights...
Azkals face all odds vs Koreans
by Olmin Leyba - January 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Azkals brace for the toughest possible debut outing in the prestigious AFC Asian Cup as they face South Korea, one of the pre-tournament favorites, right away on Jan. 7 in Dubai.
Azkals drop friendly against Golden Dragons
by Olmin Leyba - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Azkals suffered a 2-4 loss to regional nemesis Vietnam in their final tuneup before making their historic debut in the AFC Asian Cup next week.
Philippines track bets eye Pangasinan as training hub
by Olmin Leyba - January 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) is eyeing the Narciso Ramos Sports Complex in Pangasinan as a possible training hub for the Filipinos’ Southeast Asian Games squad pending rehab...
Azkals give Etheridge option to rejoin Cardiff
by Olmin Leyba - December 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Azkals decided not to call up Cardiff City’s Neil Etheridge for the coming AFC Asian Cup anymore, opting to tap goalkeepers who are available for the entirety of the campaign instead.
Volcanoes target Olympics, SEAG
by Olmin Leyba - December 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Pinoy rugby players seek to build on their 2018 success as they brace for a hectic year ahead highlighted by the qualifiers for the Tokyo Olympics and the golden bid at the Southeast Asian Games.
Philppine Superliga bares 2019 national, international schedule
by Olmin Leyba - December 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philppine Superliga looks forward to offering exciting volleyball action in 2019 as it sets a series of activities and tournaments all-year round while continuing its support to the national team in four international...
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