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MEGA FOOTBAL EVENT Feb 9 Bacolod PHIL NT vs Mongolia:
STATE PRESIDENT Aquino III will participate and ABS CBN will do LIVE coverage @7p.m.
Feb 9, New PHIL NT german coach creaTed a list of players:
PFF made a swift and decisive move by hiring a new German mentor in Hans Michael Weiss.
a) German DFB coach Michael Weiss new header of Phil Azkal NT!
b) UPDATES: 9 Fil Foreigners meT in Germany Frankfurt to apply for joining PHIL AZKAL NT for its AFC challenge cup game vs Mongolia Feb 9.
c) DFB want to help PFF in modernizing philfootball.
more in Forum... under Top Players!
This appears in the Monday January 10, 2011 edition of the Business Mirror.
He replaces Simon McMenemy who during his four-month stint with the nationals steered them to a semifinals finish of the 2010 Suzuki Cup. McMenemy’s lack of a “B’ coaching license automatically eliminated him from continuing the job for the Challenge Cup where it is a requirement.
The Deutscher Fussball Bund got in touch with the national team management headed by Dan Palami even before the Azkals began their group stage stint of the Suzuki Cup in Vietnam to offer their help. But with the Suzuki Cup ongoing, Palami was unable to take up their offer until last week.
PHIL NT GENERAL MANAGER Dan Palami announced to meeT 6 Fil-Foreign players on Jan6 by his visiT
in FANKFURT/Germany. Also a decison is expected in way of a Philippine National Team coach.
MERRY CHRISTMAS TIME TO ALL AZKALEROS/-AS:
MANILA, Philippines - Following a highly-respectable showing by the Azkals in the AFF Suzuki Cup and a change in the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) leadership that was recognized by the world body, Pinoy booters are looking forward to further breaking new grounds next year.
The Azkals, who made waves by surprisingly reaching the semis of the Suzuki Cup and making a gallant stand against powerhouse Indonesia on hostile ground, are poised to move on to the next battle ahead – the AFC Challenge Cup, the Southeast Asian Games, and the World Cup qualifier.
By Cedelf P. TupasPhilippine Daily InquirerMANILA, Philippines —The Philippine football team will see action in three major tournaments in 2011, including the qualifying tournament for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil which the country is joining for the first time in more than a decade.The Azkals resume their campaign in February when they clash with Mongolia in a home-and-away tie in the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup qualifier.The home game will most likely be held at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod on Feb. 9, but the Philippine Football Federation is also pushing to have the away game at Panaad because of the cold weather in Mongolia.Also lined up is the qualifying event for the 2014 World Cup and the Southeast Asian Games in December in Indonesia.The SEA Games is an Under-23 event and only six players from the senior team, including goalkeeper Neil Etheridge and Jason de Jong, will be eligible for the tournament.Given little chance because of their poor results in the past, the Azkals emerged as the surprise package of the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup, reaching the semifinals where they bowed to Indonesia.inquirer.net
FIFA said "YES" to new PHILIPPINE FOOTBALL FEDERATION PRESIDENT Nonong ARANETA.
NATIONAL TEAM members WELCOMED this decision .. read more in SECTION: "PFF schedules, critic.."
Video and match summary of Indonesia game:
VERY NICE GAME PHILIPPINES pressuring INDONESIA much .. PHILIPPINES CHANCES TO SCORE bUT failed . very RESPECTFUL o:1 . PHILIPPINES can be VERY PROUD OF AZKALS which has shown a SUPER FIGHT! Indonesia was TIRED and glad game was over in advance to THEM.If PHILIPPINES could play HOME GAME sure INDONS could loose.Corrupt... Mr. PFF PRESIDENT MARTINEZ is VERY GUILTY that PHILIIPINES could not play in advance HOME FANS.
rickyolivares Rick Olivares
Football Fans: 8:00 PM-10:00PM, Thursday, Studio23. Live coverage of the Philippines vs Indonesia game.
State President Ninoy Aquino throw in a ball in advance Phil NT :
Philippines NT decided to play 2 AWAY and AWAY games in Indonesia. PFF diselected PFF President Martinez was denied by Indonesia FF to participate in entrance fee in Indonesia .
Air fare and accomodation will be paid by Indonesia FF.
Philippines game will be shown LIVE in ABS CBN on 16 Dec. evening.
Background infos in our Azkal Forum ( Phili. National Team) and FACEBOOK ( search for PFSA ) :
TOP NEWS VIETNAMESE FOOTBALL FEDERATION would WELCOME PHILIPPINE AZKAL NT in HANOI for PHIL NT HOME GAMES vs Indonesia ( 16 DEC. ) !!!!!!--
The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) has accepted the Vietnam Football Federation’s (VFF) offer to host the “home" game of the Philippines-Indonesia semifinal match in the AFF Suzuki Cup on December 16 in Ho Chi Minh.
“We also notified the VFF beforehand that we are graciously accepting its offer to host this match at a neutral venue," said Araneta, who added that the federation was now awaiting the AFF’s reply as of press time.
Arrival of Philippine national Team in Philippines after achieving Semifinals AFF Cup .
PLEASE READ our FORUM ..for NEWS about PHILIPPINE NATIONAL TEAM and sign up the PETITION to play HOMEGROWN game in BACOLOD/PHILIPPINES !!!!
Thank you for understanding .. GO AZKALS!
Admin PFSA .. u can visit also our PFSA page in FACEBOOK..just search for PFSA .
PHILIPINE FOOTBALL HISTORY.. VERY HARD WORK but a o:o lead Philippine Azkal National Team to the SEMIFINAL
vs Indonesia in Manila /Bacolod ( Panaad )
HIGHEST SUCCESS ever of PHILIPPINE FOOTBALL.
PFSA ( Philippine Football &Sports Association Inc. )
FANTASTIC MOMENT in PHILIPPINE FOOTBALl HISTORY
Philippines won vs AFF champion VIETNAM ( 40 000 Fans ) 2:0.
06 December 2010
McMENEMY: WE ARE ONLY THINKING OF THE NEXT 45 MINUTES
HANOI (6 Dec 2010) – The euphoria still lingers but as Simon McMenemy, the chief coach of the Philippines pointed out this afternoon at the pre-match Press Conference for the third match day of Group B of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2010, the team’s main focus is on their next 45 minutes on the pitch - nothing else.
Philippines created the biggest.........upset at this year’s tournament thus far when they beat defending champions Vietnam 2-0 last night here in Hanoi to at once take the lead in Group B and win one spot in the semi-finals of the tournament this year.
Hanoi: Philippines coach Simon McMenemy was in a state of disbelief after seeing his team hand defending champions Vietnam a stunning 2-0 defeat in Group B of the AFF Suzuki Cup on Sunday evening at the My Dinh Stadium.
Chris Greatwich and Phil Younghusband scored the goals as the Philippines claimed their greatest win in recent history and remarkably moved to the top of the group standings ahead of Singapore on goal difference.
04 December 2010
AFF Suzuki Cup : Vietnam - Philippines
Chieffy Caligdong & Rob Gier are doubtful for the match vs Vietnam because of injuries.
Very sure filipino-german Agon o8 Duesseldorf player Mark Drinkuth will play.
Hanoi: Chris Greatwich wrote his name into the history books of Philippine football when his dramatic late equaliser earned his side a shock 1-1 draw against three-time AFF Suzuki Cup winners Singapore on Thursday evening.
GREAT DAY for PHILIPPINES and PHIL FOOTBALL:
1:1 vs AFF SUZUKI CUP TOP FAVOURITe Singapore National Team !
Score in LAST MINUTE by CHRIS GREATWICH.
SUMMARY Video on : http://www.affsuzukicup.com/videos.html
02 December 2010
TEAM arrived well in VIETNAM STADIUM !!!
INFOS also in our FORUM
LIVE SCHEDULES :::::
02 December 2010
PHIL NT arrived well in Hanoi !!!!! Duesseldorf player Marc Drinkuth will join the squad on THURSDAY !
29 November 2010
Star Sports will show Philippines matches in AFF Suzuki Cup.Livestream at www.bet365.com , same as in the qualifiers. Need to register but no payment needed.Livescores at www.futbol24 or www.spbolive.comFirst match 2. December Philippines - Singapore , 17.00 in Vietnam (18.00 in Philippines)
PFF NATIONAL TEAM OFFICE want to add MARK DRINKUTH from german club AGON04 Duesseldorf for AFF Suzuki Cup.
He should upfill the vacant position of Manuel Ott. Also again Ray Jonsson from Iceland pro-club Grindavijk FC
will join the Phil Azkal NT!
BREAKING NEWS about NEW PFF PRESIDENT: NONONG ARANETA new PFF PRESIDENT !
Philippines NT lost w/ his D-TEAM-SELECTION vs Nakhon Pathom FC (Thailand)
LIVE TELEVISION BROADCAST !!!!!!
AFF Suzuki Cup 2010
Singapore vs. Philippines 5:55pm, December 02
UPDATE 24 November 2010
Despite encountering problems during their training, like lack of a regular practice venue,the Nationals’ American coach Simon Alexander McMenemy remains optimistic of their chances in the tournament AFF-organized tournament.
23 November 2010
INTERVIEW w/ PHILIPINE NATIONAL TEAM coach Simon McMenemy:
17 November 2010
For their preparations for December's Suzuki Cup, the national team will have a training camp in Thailand starting on the 24th of November up to the 30th. They will then head straight to Hanoi, Vietnam for their group matches against Singapore, Vietnam and Myanmar during the Suzuki Cup championships.
New FIFA World Rankings was released today. Philippines up 1 to number 151.
14 November 2010
Indonesian media reported today that the friendlies against Philippines and Cambodia has been cancelled. Indonesia will try get other teams for friendlies but difficult now.
Intensive reports running by german sports media about new players and headcoach of PHIL NT.
"nationwide speculations are in move if Lothar Mathaeus ( german worldchampion, Fifa awarded worldstar and professional DFB licensed coach ) like to be interested to join PHIL NT. We will report about phil football more in coop w/ PFSA Inc. ", said sportjournalist Haruka Gruber.
A video of SUEDDEUTSCHE newspaper summarizes specultations: http://www.sueddeutsche.de/video/8268.html
Systematic search of players and coach about million of readers magazine: http://www.spox.com/de/sport/fussball/international/1011/Artikel/philippinen-spox-sucht-nationaltrainer.html
FURTHER: MANILA (12 Nov 2010) – In an effort to put more defensive cohesion into their game ahead of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2010 next month, the Philippines could not have chosen a better opposition than to take on Indonesia in a friendly to be played in Jakarta.
German TOP NEWSPAPER "SUEDDEUTSCHE" reports about PHILIPPINE NATIONAL TEAM and the search for players/coach.
Philippine NT will fly to a INDONESIA TRAINING camp in 3 days.
Philippine NT will play a Friendly vs Indonesia NT on NOv. 16.
Phil NT will not play in INDONESIA a Friendly game, because of to less games in Indonesia. Phil NT
want to play more AFFSuzuki Cup preperation matches in coming days
02 November 2010
The Philippines will compete in the Asian Football Federation Suzuki Cup main tournament next month in Hanoi, Vietnam. Previously in Laos, the Filipino football team routed Timor Leste, 5-0, before posting a draw with Laos and Cambodia to bag a qualifying berth in the eight-nation tournament. Team manager Dan Palami is implementing a rigid training routine to prepare his squad, which will play in a tough bracket that includes defending champion Vietnam, Singapore and Myanmar.
“We may not have the strongest team compared to other squads in Hanoi but we can assure you we will prepare the team the best way we can,” said Palami, noting the coaching staff, would be flying to Hanoi on November 4. (???)
PhilNT arrived back in Manila well.. players will do a short vacation timebefore preperation starts for AFF Suzuki Cup
group B in Vietnam !
PHIL AZKAL NT achieved FINALS AFF CUP ROUND in VIETNAM/Hanoi begin of December !!!! !!!!! schedules/inFos of PHIL NT also on AFF Suzuki Cup 2010
MORE ACTION FOTOS by vomber in our Forum !!!!!!.
PHILIPPINES did qualiFy for AFF SUZUKI CUp FINALS !!!!!..
VIENTIANE: Philippines booked their spot in the group stage of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2010 after holding Cambodia to a goalless draw at the National Sports Complex in Vientiane on Tuesday.
Needing only a point to assure themselves of a top-two finish in the qualifying competition, the Pinoys rode their luck in the first half as Sun Sopanha and Khoun Laboravy both hit the woodwork for Cambodia.
TOP NEWS: Jason de Jong can NOT play v CAMBODIA ( 2 yellow cards ), James Younghusband and for sure also former injured player CHIEFY Caligdong can play !!!!!!!
PHILIPPINE GAME vs Cambodia ( 5 p.m. PHILIPPINE TIME ) will be shown LIVE about www.BET365.com...
REGISTER your name and PASSWORD.. BE CAREFULL .. NOT COMMIT ANY PAYMENTS ( you will be accepted w/OUT PAYMENTS .. just ignore PAYMENT WEBSITE by YOUR REGISTRATION !!! ).. THEN u can WATCH LIVE TV PHILIPPINES vs LAOS...
PEOPLE who noT like REGISTER can follow up LIVE SCORES in our FORUM ( only 2nd HALF TIME ) !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..
also about www.FUTBOL24.com
25 October 2010
VIENTIANE: Philippines may only require a point on Tuesday against Cambodia to progress to the group stage of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2010, but coach Simon McMenemy insists that his side will not be approaching their final qualifying match with a defensive mindset.
James Younghusband's last-ditch equaliser in a 2-2 draw with hosts Laos on Sunday sent the Pinoys back to the top of the qualification group,ahead of Cambodia on goal difference. With the top two progressing to the group stage, they need only to avoid defeat at the National Sports Complex in Vientiane to advance.
PHILIPPINES draw LAOS 2:2 ( o:2 )
GOALS : PHILIP YOUNGHUSBANDS ( PENALTY 75 min. ) , JAMES YOUNGHUSBAND ( 94 min )
VIENTIANE (24 Oct 2010) – Philippines battled back from a two-goal deficit to hold hosts Laos in a gripping encounter at the National Sports Complex Stadium here tonight. With time on the scoreboard up, James Younghusband rose high to nod in the equaliser to keep alive his team’s hopes of advancing to the final rounds of the prestigious AFF Suzuki Cup 2010.
ABOUT LIVE TV
PHILIPPINE GAME vs LAOS will be shown LIVE about www.BET365.com... REGISTER your name and PASSWORD.. BE CAREFULL .. NOT COMMIT ANY PAYMENTS ( you will be accepted w/OUT PAYMENTS .. just ignore PAYMENT WEBSITE by YOUR REGISTRATION !!! ).. THEN u can WATCH LIVE TV PHILIPPINES vs LAOS...
PEOPLOE who noT like REGISTER can follow up LIVE SCORES in our FORUM !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..
also about www.FUTBOL24.com
23 October 2010
AFF Suzuki Cup Sunday :
www.bet365.com , (need to register but you dont have to pay) bet365.com showing both matches
22 October 2010
VIENTIANE (22 Oct 2010) – Ian Araneta netted a hat-trick of headers as Philippines enjoyed a perfect start to the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup qualifying round with an emphatic 5-0 victory over Timor Leste at the National Sports Complex in Vientiane on Friday.
was also on target for the Filipinos, who raced into a four-goal lead by half-time before easing up against the Timorese in the second half.
HINT : LIVESCORES_TICKER of AFF SUZUKI CUP in our PFSA FORUM or click here:
Philippines had won all three previous meetings between the two sides in the AFF Suzuki Cup but they could have fallen behind after three minutes when Quito squandered a golden opportunity for Timor Leste, blasting over with only goalkeeper Neil Etheridge to beat.
led the Filipino charge today and blasted a hattrick while Philip Younghusband and Anton Del Rosario helped complete the rout. The Philippines have come here very well prepared and aiming to make the final cut. After today’s solid performance, their dream could well become a reality when this tournament ends next week.However, the Philippines will have to secure good results against hosts Laos in two days and Cambodia on Tuesday, if they are to advance to the Finals in December. And the truth is the matches against laos and Cambodia will be their toughest here. “It was a good start and I was pleased with their performance. We created chances and did not allow them the chance to move forward,” said Philippines coach Simon McMenemy. “We have to prepare for the second match which will be a lot harder.” Like Philippines, Timor Leste’s remaining matches are against Laos and Cambodia. The Timorese will have to get their act together if they hope to keep alive their chances, which at this stage are very slim indeed.Even before the game kicked-off today, the Philippines looked confident and it showed soon after the game began. The Filipinos charged up and started looking for ways through the defence. It did not take long as nine minutes into the game, the lanky James Younghusband saw his header saved and his ensuing shot pushed out by the keeper.A freekick from James in the 20th minute found skipper Alexander Borromeo, whose solid header struck the crossbar. The inevitable happened six minutes later when Ian Araneta nailed a rebound from a shot from teammate Emelio Caligdong.Under pressure to keep the Filipinos at bay, the Timor Leste players grew desperate and a heavy tackle from a defender saw referee Leow Tham Hoe award a penalty in the 30th minute. Philip Younghusband, brother of James, saw his thundering shot hit the underside of the crossbar and bounce into goal.Philippines were not done yet and reeled in two more goals through Anton Del Rosario and Ian in the 32nd and 41st minutes.There was no stopping Ian and he went on to complete his hattrick in the 57th minute.Timor Leste has a few breaks but they failed to take their chances. In the 74th minute, Timor had a great chance when Eusebio Almeida split through the defence. He tried but failed to beat English Premier League keeper Neil Etheridge who plucked the ball from Eusebio’s feet.TEAMSTimor Leste: Diamantino Leong (GK), Lamberto Gama, Miguel Soares, Helder Ricardo (c), Eusebio De Almeida, Joao Pereira, Emilio Da Silva, Chiquito Do Carmo (Cipriano, 62nd), Zeferino Martins, Anggisu Barbosa, Vicente Freitas (Marcelino, 70th). Subs: Leonel Da Silva Araujo (GK), Elijeu Soares, Juvitu Da Silva, Salvador Carlos, Cipriano Branco, Marcelino Fernandes, Carlo XimenesCoach: Pedro Correia De AlmeidaScorers: Yellow: Helder (63rd), Cipriano (65th), Lamberto (72nd), Emilio (91st), Joao (92nd)Red: Philippines: Neil Etheridge (GK), Robert Gier, Anton Del Rosario, James Younghusband (Joebel, 72nd), Manuel Gelito Ott (Nestorio, 80th), Philip Younghusband (Yanti, 65th), Alexander Borromeo (c), Emelio Calidong, Jason De Jong, Ian Araneta, Ray Jonsson Subs: Eduard Sacapano (GK), Roel Gener, Yanti Armentia Barsales, Mark Ferrer, Nestorio Margase, Joebel Bermejo, David BasaCoach: Simon Alexander McMenemyScorers: Ian Boyana Araneta (27th, 41st, 57th), Philip (30th-pen), Anton Del Rosario (32nd) Yellow: Jason (53rd), Robert (83rd)Red: Referee: Leow Tham Hoe (S’pore)Assistant 1: Preecha Kangram (Thai)Assistant 2: Loung Lath Somphayanh (Lao)affsuzukicup
21 October 2010
Hosts Laos, Cambodia, the Philippines and Timor Leste will battle it out for two spots in the AFF Suzuki Cup at the round-robin qualifying tournament, which kicks off on Friday (October 22).
The Philippines take on Timor Leste in the opening game at the National Sports Complex in Vientiane followed by what promises to be a cracker between Laos and Cambodia, the two qualifiers in 2008.
20 October 2010
Philippines jumped 13 places to number 152 which is Philippines highest ever position in FIFA World Ranking !FIFA.com
also: Phil NT had again 2 TRAING Session in Laos on good venues.. TMRW again 1 session.
All players feel okay!
FURTHER: AFC Challenge Cup - Philippines vs Mongolia !!
Kuala Lumpur: Defending champions DPR Korea were placed in Group D of the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup with Nepal, Sri Lanka and the winner of playoff 1.
PHIL NT arrived well in 4,5 STAR HOTEL DON CHAN PALACE (view PHOTO ) in Laos and had also a good warm up
PHIL Men NT leaved Manila in direcTion Laos:
NEIL ETHERIDGE ( EPL FULHAM FC ) will add Phil NT and also Manuel OTT ( Bundesliga Fc INGOLSTADT).
Read report about Neil and Manuel in our PHILIPPINE NT Forum Thread:
PHIL NT prepare-game vs APT Global Selection Team did not push through cause of heavy rain.
The game was concepted as warm up for AFF Qualifier.
Phil NT coach Simon McMenemy gave an Interview to ESPN SPORTS:
Just read in our Forum: http://cebufa.org/forum/index.php?topic=45.416
13 October 2010
The Philippines enjoyed a confidence-boosting 5-0 win over Macau in a warm-up match for their AFF Suzuki Cup qualifying campaign, which kicks off with a game against Timor Leste on October 22. A hat-trick from striker Ian Araneta and goals from midfielders James Younghusband and Emilio Caligdong secured the victory for the Philippines. The win came after a 4-2 loss against Hong Kong and a 1-1 draw with Chinese Taipei in the four-team Long Teng Cup staged in Kaohsiung. Hong Kong won the tournament with the Philippines coming in third on four points. The Philippines have a settled line-up ahead of the qualifying tournament involving hosts Laos, Cambodia and Timor Leste when the winnersand runners up will progress to the AFF Suzuki Cup finals in December. Defender Anton del Rosario, midfielders Younghusband and Caligdong and Aly Borromeo all played in the 2007 AFF Suzuki Cup when the Philippines recorded a surprise 0-0 draw with Myanmar in a group match. The Philippines failed to make it through to the finals in 2008 when Cambodia and Laos progressed but the results in the Long Teng Cup will have given them hope of qualifying this time around. Arguably the best result in the tournament was their 1-1 draw with hosts Chinese Taipei, Araneta securing the point with a goal deep in time added on. James Younghusband's brother Phil scored both goals in the loss to Hong Kong earlier in the competition. The Philippines showed a lot of spirit to fight back from two goals behind but went down to a couple of late strikes. affsuzuki.com
PHILIPPINES v Macau ...LIVE SCORES in FORUM ( LONG TENG CUP )..
PHILIPPINES winner 5:0 ..
scorer: CHIEFFY Caligdong, IAN ARANETA, IAN ARANETA. James Younghusband. IAN ARANETA
3 TIMES ( "HATTRICK" IAN ARANETA )
65% POSSESION CONTROL in advance Philippines.
HONG KONG winner of DRAGON CUP after 1:1 vs TAIWAN in last match.
10 October 2010
Team against Taiwan :
FW 23 Ian Araneta ( scorer in 90 min. )
GOAL PHILIPPINESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS 1:1 vs TAIWAN NT
Philippines made a drawwwwwwwwwwwwwww...
Long Teng Cup FORECAST10. October
17.00 Macau - Hong Kong U23
Philippines - Hong Kong U23 - line-ups and match report
RP team line-up: (4-4-2) Sacapano; David Basa(RB), Rob Gier and Anton del Rosario (CBs), Jerry Barbaso(LB); James Younghusband(RM), Jason de Jong and Roel Gener (CMs), Chieffy Caligdong(LM); Aly Borromeo and Ian Araneta (FWs)
Match report Usapangfootball
09 October 2010
PHIL NT LOST its Dragon (LONG TENG ) Cup game vs Hong Kong U23 2:4
Phil Younghusband scored 2 goals in 2nd half:
Philippines dominated d game .. BUT first 10 MINUTES and LAST 10 MINUTES AZKAL NT was UNCONCENTRATED.
PHILIPPINES did show much good CHARACTER after they were behind 2 goals after 1sT HALF.
heavy shower in in DRAGON CUP Taiwan... PHIL NT in BLUE JERSEYS !!!!!! ( pic : NATIONAL ANTHMN )
Long Teng Cup today :
Match has been cancelled of heavy rain in Taiwan.
TOP NEWS: Jason de Jong can noT play game vs Hongkong .. he willl arrive SATURDAY, also RAY JONSSON can noT play coz of passport reason. . Air FORCE players plus TEAM MANAGER dan Palami arrived in Taiwan
Official poster of Longtan Cup (Dragon Cup)in Taiwan
Longtan Cup (Dragon Cup)
17.00 Philippines - Hong Kong U23
17.00 Macau - Hong Kong U23
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (UFNews) - The first game of the Long Teng Cup tournament, between the Philippines and Hong Kong's U-23 squad, was stopped and postponed due to heavy rain.
- 2 times training session per day
SUNDAY TEST GAME PHILIPPINE NT vs TAIWAN U21 OLYMPICS 0:1
Many chances for PHILIPPINES ( 7 high grade chances ) ..
PHILIPPINES GOALKEEPER RED CARD and a PENALTY which was in advance TAIWAN OLYMPICS.
TAIWAN OLYMPICS only had 1 huge score chance !
PHIL NT dominated d game but lost unluckily!
Game was played 3 p.m. VERY HOT WEATHER !
Philippines Men`s NT will play a friendly match in Taiwan sunday against Taiwan Olympic team (U21).
Match will take place In North Gate High School in Tainan County. This will be a warm up before 4 nations tournament (Dragon Cup) start on 8. October. Source : Taiwan FA
HINT: PHIL NT has only a 14 players cader.. Air Force players are missing, coz of AIR FORCE schedules .
PHIL NT coaching staff also not completed.
Phil YOUNGHUSBAND still ancle injured.Ray Jonsson will play for sure 1st game in advance PHIL AZKAl NT.
MEN PHIL NATIONAL TEAM arrived well in TAIWAN.. TOMRROW the FIRST FRIENDLY PREPERATION MATCH ! "AZKAL NT trained well in Taiwan", Phil NT newcomer Ray Jonsson ( borned in Cebu and Iceland Pro-Player ) said in an interview to PFSA Inc.! Ray will get his Phil updated passport mid of OC.
MANUEL OTT ( Bundesliga club FC Ingoslstadt ) will add the NT in LAOS. His club and school committed his availibility in LAOS through engagement of PFSA Inc. and PFF Consultant P.Weiler in close cooperation to PFF NT OFFICE.
28 September 2010
By FRANCIS SANTIAGO
“We have a team that is ready to redeem Philippine football,” said team manager Dan Palami in Tuesday’s PSA Forum at the Shakey’s U.N. Avenue in Manila.
Philippines will be participating in a tournament at the National Stadium in Kaohsiung , Taiwan in October as a warm up before ASEAN qualifiers in Laos.
THE Philippine men's football team left for Manila Friday afternoon more united, so inspired and rich in wonderful experience after holding a brief 10-day training camp in Davao City.The team's newly-acquired British coach Simon Alexander Mcmenemy said his players had really changed a lot and he was just happy to have them practiced in Davao."It's been great. The players have become very responsible and the team had been very competitive in the past three friendly games we played against the local teams here," Mcmenemy said in an interview at the Stadium Buffet Restaurant and Sports Lounge Friday morning.
Aside from having a great training, McMenemy said the team......had appreciated the warm welcome extended by the people, especially the football-playing children and their parents and friends.
22 September 2010
Unofficial team list for Taiwan friendlies and ASEAN qualifiers
Robert James Gier ( Ascot United , England), Jason Nicolas Maria De Jong (Veendam, Netherlands),Manuel Ott (Ingolstadt 04, Germany),Ian Araneta (Phil Air Force),Yanti Barsales (Phil Air Force)
The Philippines National Team defeated Medvil FC 5 - 1 in their final match in Davao City. The RP scorers were Ali Borromeo (15' & 55'); James Younghusband (59'); Chieffy Caligdong (76'); and, Nestorio Margarse (90' + 1'). Allan Rey Fernandez scored the lone goal for Medvil in the (90' + 2) minute. Davao FA Facebook
Phil NT won iT´s last friendly game vs Medil Fc in Davao 6:1. ( PFF NT OFFICE INFO )
Philippine NT started w/out striker Phil Younghusband ( smalll ancle injury.. read Forum ).
Again the PHIL NT defense received a goal through their opponents.
PHIL NT shot 21 goal and received 3 goals in 3 TEST GAMES!
2010-09-21 The Philippine National Team def. Hooligans FC (8 -2). RP Scorers: Emelio Caligdong (6'); Phil Younghusband (11' & 17'); Ian Araneta (22', 60', & 74'); Alfie Caminos (72'); and, James Younghusband (84'). Hooligans Scorers: Jet Fernandez (45') penalty kick from a hand ball off a defender; Joven Benitez (52'). Next game for the RP National Team will be on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 against Medvil FC ...... Result from Davao FA
19 September 2010
CORRECTION: PFF NT OFFICE said .. it was a 9:2 VICTORY !!!!!!!!
Philippines NT played a friendly in Davao today against Hooligans FC.
Detailed match reports and opinions in PFSA Azkal Forum: http://cebufa.org/forum/index.php?topic=45.400
18 September 2010
Philippines Men`s NT won 6-0 today in a friendly against Seagull/Porky's Best Lechon in Davao.
Next match is on Sunday against Hooligans FC.
16 September 2010
The Philippine Men's National Football team is currently training in Davao City from September 15 - 24, 2010. This is the last stage of their training camp before competing in the Suzuki Cup this October in Laos.Included in their stint are three (3) games against the following Davao FA clubs: Seagull/Porky's Best Lechon(Friday September 17); Hooligans FC(Sunday September 19); and Medvil FC(Thursday September 23). All games will start at 4:00 PM.A clinic for youth players will be conducted at the Deca Homes Resort Residence Field in Tacunan on September 18 at 2:00 PM. On September 23(8:00 AM), a clinic for youth coaches will be held at the Tionko Field.
RP booters train in Davao
By Marianne L. Saberon-Abalayan
THE Philippine men's football team opened its 10-day training camp in Davao City and will start off with friendly games and clinics on the side as the members prepare for the AFF Suzuki Cup Qualifiers set in Vientiane, Laos on Oct. 22 to 27.
The national team will play the Seagull-Porky's Best Lechon at 4 p.m. today at the Tionko football grounds, then battles Hooligans FC on Sunday. The team's next match will be opposite multi-titled Medvil FC on Sept. 23.
Medvil's prized goalkeeper Dominador Tato IV, an Emar student, will reinforce the national team during the friendly games.
British coach Simon Alexander McMenemy, gracing the regular Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the Tower Inn yesterday, said they are here to sharpen the skills of the players and at the same time let them enjoy football.
"For the past three weeks now, I've assessed our players and the coaching staff. We are doing great with our preparations. Holding camps in other cities like beautiful Davao helps us in creating a team environment and improve the team spirit," McMenemy said.
He said it is important for him that the players enjoy their training and bringing them in a new place is part of achieving that goal. He also would like the players to share good memories together while having fun playing football.
Team manager Dan Stephen Palami said that the team also held camps in Tacloban City and a brief stint in Cebu before coming to Davao.
"I must admit Davao is a great place for the team to train. There are not too many distractions just like in Manila," Palami said.
"We are not just here to play football though but we are also here to conduct kids and coaching clinics as part of our social responsibility. We want to inspire more children to get to play football," Palami added.
Team captain Alexander Charles Luis Borromeo said he's happy their preparations went full swing for eight months now.
"I've been with the team for six years and this is the only time that we experience a full preparation. The team is complete and is ready to play the best teams in the Qualifers like Thailand and Singapore. I think next month will be the real test on where these preparations are leading us," Borromeo said.
Assistant coach Edwin Cabalida said having started training the team since January was the longest preparation they ever had for a big event.
"Two years ago, we competed in the Suzuki Cup with only three weeks of training. We lost in our game and never got the chance to advance in the tournament at all. I am confident it will be a way different in Laos this time," the Filipino coach said.
Co-team captain Emelio Caligdong, a native of Iloilo, thanked Palami for all his support, saying that bringing McMenemy to the team made a lot of difference even for somebody like him who have been with the team since 2000.
Completing the team roster are Robert James Gier, Jason Nicolas Maria de Jong, Manuel Ott, Ian Araneta, Yanti Barsales, Eduard Sacapano, Jerry Barbaso, Neil Etheridge, Kristopher John Relucio, Anton del Rosario, Roxy Bongbong Dorlas, Ruel Gener, Mark Ferrer, Reymark Palmes, Nestorio Margarse, Michael Aubrey Atienza, Matthew Hartmann; Jose Alfe Caminos, Christopher Nicholas Camcam, Ray Johnson, Joebel Bermejo, Ralph Kock, Stephen Markus Shrock, Gino Pavone, Fil-British brothers Philip James and James Joseph Younghusband, Jerry Lucena and M'lang native Peter Jaugan.
McMenemy, meanwhile, said he will hold the free clinic for youth players on Saturday at the Deca Homes Resort and Residences (DHRR) soccer field at 2 p.m. and the coaches clinic on Sept. 23 at the Tionko field at 8 a.m.
The team will also pay a courtesy call to Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte at 1 p.m. Friday.
Sun Star Davao
15 September 2010
Draw today in AFF Suzuki Cup 2010 (ASEAN Championship )
22. October Philippines - Timor Leste
24. October Philippines - Laos
26. October Philippines - Cambodia
Serious RP eleven training for Suzuki Cup
Cedelf P. Tupas INQUIRER MANILA, Philippines--The Philippines won’t be fielding a hastily formed national team in its next major football competition. “It’s a serious team we’re building and in terms of preparation; it’s probably the most well-prepared team we will ever have,” team manager Dan Palami, who has been funding the RP team since late last year, told the Inquirer. The nationals, who began training in January, will next see action in the Suzuki Cup Asean Football Championship Qualifiers in Laos from Oct. 20 to 27.
In what could be the clearest indication yet of the renewed belief on the RP team, Filipino-British brothers Phil and James Younghusband have rejoined the squad after a two-year absence.
A former reserve at Chelsea Football Club in London, Phil is one of the top scorers of the squad from 2006 to 2008.
He had expressed misgivings over playing again because of issues hounding the Philippine Football Federation.
The Younghusband brothers reported for training last month, and Palami said the duo is close to hitting top form.
Another welcome news for the RP squad is the elevation of starting goalkeeper Neil Etheridge to the first team of English Premier League side Fulham FC.
Etheridge was a substitute in Fulham’s 2-1 win Sunday over Wolverhampton.
Palami said that, while he reports to the PFF on the squad’s progress and goes through it to communicate with foreign sides, he “independently” runs the squad.
Palami, the chief of Philippine Railways, also announced the appointment of British coach Simon McMenemy, who replaced Des Bulpin, now working for the Under-19 squad of India.
Phil MNT will fly to Davao on WEd Sept 15 and back to Manila on Sept 24 for the training camp before they depart to Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei.
Schedule of games:
Oct 8 Hong Kong - China vs Philippines 17:00
Oct 10 Philippines vs Chinese Taipei 19:30
Oct 12 Philippines vs Macau - China
The team will play 1 friendly game before the tournament starts. The team leaves for chinese taipei on Oct 2
( pic James Younghusband ( l.) and Philip Younghusband ( r. ) w/ Cebu formerNT player Mario Ceniza´s son Enzo Ceniza ! )
YOUNGHUSBAND BROTHERS kept up PHILIPPINE NATIONAL TEAM TRAINING CAMPin Manila to prepare for SUZUKI CUP QUALIFIER.
BOTH players ( who resigned a while ago to play for PHILIPPINE NT because of PFF pres. MARTINEZ policy ) are now back.. said german PFF CONSULTANT Mr. ALFONS SCHUNK.
"They daily train and doing their skills" , he added. "NT general manager Mr. Palami made this decision".
BOTH BROTHERS played in PAST for RESERVE CHELSEA FC.
29 August 2010 SUNSTAR
By Noel S. Villaflor
SIMON McMenemy has roughly six weeks to prepare for his first international tournament as manager of the Philippine Men’s National Team (MNT).
In an Aug. 25 article published on England’s Worthing Herald (courtesy of a post from Filipinofootball.blogspot.com), the 32-year-old coach flew in last Monday to the Philippines for his new stint.
McMenemy will be on a two-month probation before signing a one-year contract, if things go well, the article said. The Englishman was the former assistant manager of Worthing Football Club, which plays at an eight-tier division in English football.
Following the unfortunate Des Bulpin experience, I am sure the National Team Management Office under football visionary Dan Palami has learned its lessons and will try its best to insulate McMenemy from the toxic elements of the Philippine Football Federation (PFF).
Earlier this month, Palami had told me that so far, the PFF has granted the management office’s wishes for non-interference.
Hopefully, Palami, who is single-handedly financing the MNT, and McMenemy could forge a potent partnership within this two-month period for a decent showing at the AFC Suzuki Cup that kicks off Oct. 20.
Like McMenemy, another national team coach is looking at only a few weeks to before a big tournament.
Philippine Women’s Under-16 Coach Leticia “Buda” Bautista is hoping to build a team for the AFC Qualifiers on Oct. 15.
She has conducted tryouts in Bacolod, San Carlos City and yesterday in Cebu. Today, she is flying to Davao.
So what does Buda think of yesterday’s tryouts?
“The girls need to improve their basic skills,” she said yesterday after the tryouts at the Aboitiz football field, adding that some of those who were technically sound were “inconsistent.”
She was quick to add, though, that the girls’ performance, given the short span of time to show their wares, could have been mainly due to “kaba” or nervousness.
Buda might be nervous herself with the tough international competition ahead of her.
By next week, she would have picked the members of the U-16 squad.
When I asked her of her expectations, her answer was grounded: “During the tournament, what we want is to control the games.”
That meant not allowing the teams to dictate the tempo and to stop them from scoring.
Buda doesn’t aim for the spectacular, but she pointed out that the U-16 selection serves a far-reaching purpose.
“With the core of the U-16 squad, we can identify U-14 players, and for the long term, the U-19,” she said with a hint of optimism.
Philippine Men NT has a new head coach: mr. Simon Mc Menemy from England !
Simon McMenemy new Philippines NT coach !!
"At 32, to call myself a national team manager is a massive statement.
FIFA RANK PHILIPPINES NATIONAL TEAM MEN AZKALS : 165
FIFA RANK PHILIPPINE WOMEN NATIONAL TEAM : up 1 to 84
A joyful day with NT players and kids from FCIC, Abellana and Humansportaid for Philippines e.V.
New Friendships were done and PHIL NT like visiting Cebu again in SEPTEMBER in Lapu Lapu !
07 August 2010
one of the football national team players who joined the Cebu Football clinic was NT captain Aly Borromeo,
who met some weeks ago former worlchampion and FiFA Vice President Franz Beckenbauer in South Africa during the World Cup.
Cebu Football - 120 kids join free football clinic
By Edri K. Aznar
FILIPINO and British volunteers and a few members of the RP National Football Men’s squad held a free football clinic at the University of San Carlos Montessori football grounds yesterday.
PHilippine Azkal NT will only come with 5 players, coaching staff and manager to Cebu Aug. 7.
WITHIN are Emilo Caligdong, Aly Borromeo, Ian Araneta.
"PHIL NT will play in Cebu on Aug 7" .. published a FAIR TRADE VOLUNTEER in an Email to PFSA:
Email published in FORUM !!!!!!!
The MNT played against the University of Sto Tomas (UST) this afternoon at the UST Field. The MNT won 5-1
NEW PHIL AZKAL NT STAFF:
MEN NATIONAL TEAM Head Coach - Edwin "Deding" Cabalida ( Head Coach of the Phil Air Force ) from Dumaguete
PFF MEN NT COACHING STAFF w/ PFSA Gen.Sec Jojo Rodriguez ( r.position ).
NEW PHIL NT COACH Deding in middle of pic.
English priemiere league coach Des BULPIN resigned as NATIONAL TEAM coach of the Philippines...
bec. of an LUCRATIVE OFFER in English Premiere League... BUT a REPORT said he went to poor India.
Filipino caoches overtook the position of Mr. BULPIN.. newspapers wrote !PFF PRESIDENt MARTINEZ said.. this coaches ( from Air Force Manila )
are only assistants and PFF search for a new headcoach.. who will lead the FIL EUROPEAN players to SUZUKI CUP.
More in our FAN Forum with newspaper articles:
12 July 2010
Leyte FA has reported about two friendly matches against a club from Barotac Nuevo for Philippines Men`s NT (Azkals) when on training camp in Tacloban , Leyte.
Possible no BELGIUM TRIP BUT only a TRAINING CAMP in LEYTE in June or July.
BUNDESLIGA PRO PLAYER STEFAN SCHRÖCK will PARTICIPATE.
01 April 2010
New FIFA World Ranking for men released today.
17 February 2010
World Cup coverage may help RP football
By FRANCIS SANTIAGO
Marielle Benitez, captain of the women’s national football team, strongly believes that the country’s first-ever live TV coverage of the FIFA World Cup in South, Africa starting this June, will be the momentum the sport needs to gain more popularity in the local scene.
Balls, a dedicated 24-hour channel aired on SkyCable 34 and Studio 23, TV stations owned by ABS-CBN, has been granted by FIFA the local coverage of the prestigious tournament, and Benitez thinks this will be a great opportunity for football, the world’s No. 1 sport, to draw more interest in a country which has basketball as its top sport.
“For football players like me, it’s going to be exciting. This will be one way of reaching out to more people and get them into the World Cup fever,” Benitez, a three-time UAAP MVP and member of the RP futsal squad, said during a press conference.
PHILIPPINE NT will play in summer in BELGIUM a FRIENDLY GAME ! ( as preperation for Suzukiu CUP )!
German´s famous "11FREUNDE SPORT NEWSPAPER" reported this on its website !!!!!..
HINT: A EUROPE TRIP of a PHILIPINE FOOTBALL NATIONAL TEAM never happened in 102 years of PHILIPPINE FOOTBALL HISTORY!
Also it was mentioned that MANUEL OTT and OTHER Phil NT players made a PHOTO SHOOTINg w/ the new PHIL NT dresses, the HUGE BANNERS of this PHOTo CAMPAIGn w/ NT players will be published in AUGUST in ALL MAIN CITIEs in PHILIPPINES in OVERDIMENSIONAL SIZES on KEY PLACES OF CITIES!
and: English PHilippine NT coach assistants will join FIFA coach course in Malaysia.
Full story in our Forum: http://cebufa.org/forum/index.php?topic=45.368
03 February 2010
New Men`s FIFA World Ranking out today.
Out : Roel Gener 51 min,Manuell Ott 61 min,Ian Araneta 81 min,
ABS CBN GOVERNEMENT TELEVISION shows 4 parts report about situation in philippine football. The problem of the PFF ( Philippine Football Federation ) is clearly shown because they missed to build up a registered club Liga system in 100 years, which is standard in most countries around the world.
Reason of a missing club liga system was ( like in other Asia AFC countries ) mostly mismanagement and/or corruption .
Now kids and youth players organized themself , SEARCHING for serious registered clubs.
The ABS CBN FILM not shows solution how players can register in a steady club ( no clubs or assiociation addresses ( like PFSA, NCRFA, HUMANSPORTAID e.V., Fc Inter Cebu and and and ) were published ) !
The impressive video is available about our FAN FORUM ...
just go LINK:
DETAILED MATCH REPORT ( CHINESE TRANSLATION ) available in our FORUM !
Sunday : After few hours of the official FIFA game vs Taiwan ( o : o ) the tired Phil NT played a TEST match vs a local Taiwan college selection club. Philippine NT lost 1:2 ! Randy Bela Ong scored for Philippines. HALF Time 1 goal each Team.
Philippines played with many substitution players and reseve players to get match practice.
TAIWAN v PHILIPPINES
o : o
( Philippines played in WHITE DRESS )
A Phil NT official said:
Philippine NT will play a FIFA Friendly v Taiwan @ 8 p.m. Phil Time ( Europe Berlin Time 1 p.m. ).
LIVE REPORT from the match in our FORUM:
YOU are WELCOME ( MABUHAY ) to join our LIVE game !
15 January 2010
Final team list for friendly against Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
09 January 2010 Philippines team for Taiwan
Philippines team for Taiwan(Chinese Taipei) friendlies :
They also informed that this team list will be reduced from 24 to 20 players in final list.
07 January 2010
Beefed-up RP booters join Taiwan tourney
MANILA, Philippines—Crack Filipino-British players Chris Greatwich, Chad Gould and Rob Gier have been recalled to the national football team for the upcoming Taiwan-Philippines Inter-Port Friendship Cup in Kaoshiung, Taiwan, from Jan. 14 to 18.
04 January 2010
New RP football coach optimistic
2010-01-03:Philippine NT players Jason de Jong ( 2nd div. Belgium ) and Manuel OTT ( 3rd div. Bundesliga Fc Ingolstadt ) arrived in Manila. Manuel OTT was nominated through PFF based on strong performances in his club and U19 Phil NT .
News from Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) FA website.
Jerry Lucena ( 1st div. Denmark Aarhus FC ) commmited to like to play in advance Philippine NT but his paper allowances are not ready yet.
Pictures show new PHIL NT coach Des Bulpin ( r. ) and Fil Foreigner striker Denis Wolf ( FC Magdeburg )
PHILIPPINE NT will play vs a CHINA CITY CLUB in QUACHING in TAIWAN and an OFFICIAL FIFA recognized FRIENDLY vs R.O.C TAIWAN in TAIWAN mid January. So 2 MATCHES are COMMITED now !!!!!
UPDATE Dec 19:
ALSO DENIS WOLFF (on pic r.s.) would be ready to play for AZKAL PHILIPPINE NT if new phil coach Bulpin ( pic l.s. ) would call him!!!.
DENIS WOLF playing in FC MAGDEBURG ( 4 Th Divison AFTER EXPERIENCE w/ BUNDESLIGa 3rd Div . in ERFURT ) . DENIS is FORWARD /STRIKER which AZKALS would need much ! More INFOS http://1.fc-magdeburg.de/mannschaften/erste.html,7
Philippines can play in Suzuki Cup Qualifier 2010 in LAOS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Bundesliga STEFAN SCHRÖCK , who can NOT play in TAIWAN mid Jan., are ready to play for the PHILIPPINE NATIONAL TEAM then !!!!!
INTER MILAN FILIPINOs ( 3 YOUTH PLAYERs ) in ITALY should be TRANSFERED TO SWISS 1 ST DIV. CLUBS like Lugano FC !
Philippines Men`s NT friendlies in Chinese Taipei !
Philippines Men`s NT will play a friendly against Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) in Kaohsiung , Chinese Taipei.
HINT: THE PHIL NT will play also v 2 CITY CLUBS
STEFAN SCHRÖCK will NOT PLAY ( his manager said ) .. also MANUEL OTT´s decision is unclear )
Nov.19: " A season program is planed for the men Phil National Team running Jan. - May 2010", said PFF Pres. Martinez.
The Men NT should particpate in AFC challenge Cup qualifier and also AFC Suzuki Cup.
On 28 Nov. the AFC will schedule the Tournaments in which Philippines can participate.
A PFF insider said: " If PFF President waste all the money like before, Philippines will not participate in any intl. tourney !".
Also he said.. "it will be interestiing who will manage the 7 players from England, 1 player from Netherland, 2 players from Germany and 2 players from Italy ( Inter Milan ) . Many of them not know about their schedules and also the homegrown NT players not know anything about plans of PFF President Martinez. Seems the UFL league has to stop if NT players are needed by PFF!" , the source said.
November 17, 2009 08:42 PM
New Phil NT Coach Des Bulpin Background (read BBC story June 2007 ):
Trio join Leicester backroom team
Leicester manager Ian Holloway has added Tim Breacker, Des Bulpin and Gary Penrice to his backroom staff at the Walkers Stadium.
Breacker and Bulpin have been appointed as Holloway's assistants, while Penrice will be head of recruitment.
Penrice became Holloway's number two at Bristol Rovers in 2000 and has followed him to QPR, Plymouth and now Leicester.
Bulpin has coached at Tottenham and had spells at Stockport and QPR and worked with Uzbekistan's national team.
09 November 2009 UK coach to train football team
The Philippine Football Federation (PFF), headed by Mari Martinez, has hired a veteran British football coach to handle the program and training of the national team in the hope of energizing the sport in the country.
Based on words of Philippine Men NT players:
PFF Pres. MARTINEZ said;
"Philippines will get an english manager w/ 1 year contract and Philippine Azkals NT will play in January."
Seems no Phil NT game(s) in Febuary coz AFC changed schedules !!!!!
OTHER NT players got surprised and couldn´t commit concrete action of PFF! A PFF Insider said. "What r d tasks of d english manager? Many players are not informed and getting unsure." !
The Philippines ( PFF consultant Mr. Schunk said ) can go for AFC Challenge Cup QUALIFIER 2011
Additional good news:
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