BACOLOD - To sustain the gains under his watch - and, more importantly - prevent the threat of disunity within football in the Philippines, Mariano "Nonong" Araneta is seeking reelection as the head of the country's governing body for the sport one last time. ...
Oct 15, 2019
SVEN Goran Eriksson may not have an experience handling a team in Southeast Asia, but the 70-year-old Swedish manager isn't sweating over it.Football, after all, is still football wherever you play it, whether it be for the English ...
Nov 5, 2018
WHILE the goals for the Azkals' maiden Asian Cup appearance are modest, winning the Asean Football Federation Championship is of paramount importance.Since the 'Miracle in Hanoi' in 2010 when the Philippines reached the last four, the Azkals have made the knockout ...
Oct 30, 2018
THE arrival of coach Sven Goran Eriksson has spiked interest in the Philippine men's football team, with a handful of foreign players with Filipino lineage signifying their intention of suiting up, according to Azkals team manager Dan Palami."With his entry, ...
Oct 30, 2018
THE future of Thomas Dooley as the head coach of the Philippine football team remains up in the air, as Azkals chief benefactor Dan Palami said the evaluation could last a month.The contract of the outspoken head coach expired on March ...
Apr 3, 2018
THE only thing separating the Philippine Azkals from making history is a good result against Tajikistan when the two teams clash in the final match of the 2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers on Tuesday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. A draw would be ...
Mar 26, 2018
COULD the Philippines Football League's rough first season be the reason for the demise of FC Meralco Manila? One prominent football figure seems to believe so.Chief Azkals backer and former Global Cebu FC owner Dan Palami took to Twitter to ...
Jan 9, 2018
THE long wait for the country's first ever national football league is coming to an end as the Philippines Football League is finally set for takeoff.With everything in place, the PFL hopes for sustainable success in the latest bid of ...
May 5, 2017
THIRD time's the charm indeed for the Philippines as it nipped Kyrgyzstan, 1-0, at the Rizal Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night in the Azkals' last friendly before the Suzuki Cup.Misagh Bahadoran came in the second half and provided the ...
Nov 9, 2016
PFL
GLOBAL FC cemented its status as the best football team in the country this year as it ruled the United Football League on Sunday with a match to spare to complete season double.Needing only a draw to clinch the title, the ...
Oct 2, 2016
THE Philippine men's football team focuses on what it can control as the Asean Football Federation drumbeats this year's Suzuki Cup with the draw on Tuesday night in Myanmar.The Azkals, who will co-host the group stage for the ...
Aug 2, 2016
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines has found another sponsor in Chooks-to-Go, which has expressed its full support to the Fighting Maroons' quest to end a long UAAP title drought.In fact, the owner and operator of Chooks-to-Go said ...
Apr 15, 2016
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines team manager Dan Palami bared that they have indeed recommended Bo Perasol to take over the men's basketball team but he pointed out that the final decision, which could come soon, remains with the school' ...
Apr 14, 2016
WINNING the ball at midfield, James Younghusband slid the ball to Javier PatiƱo, who held up before passing forward to Miguel Tanton, who, in turn, rewarded a transitioning Manny Ott behind him for the Philippines' equalizing goal against North Korea.More ...
Mar 30, 2016
PHILIPPINE men's football team manager Dan Palami hinted that a contract extension is in order for coach Thomas Dooley after the Azkals finished their World Cup/Asian Cup second-round qualifying campaign on a high note on Tuesday night.Dooley earlier ...
Mar 30, 2016
MARIANO "Nonong" Araneta has a new four-year term as Philippine Football Federation (PFF) president.The 61-year-old former national team skipper, who has been the country's top football official since late 2010, ran unopposed in the 12th PFF congress ...
Nov 14, 2015
THE Philippine men's football team may have shut out Maldives, 2-0, in their friendly on Thursday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium, but it was an expected result considering the talent and depth of the host side.The Azkals could' ...
Sep 5, 2015
TICKET holders of the Philippine Azkals-Uzbekistan match on September 8 at the Philippine Sports Stadium in Bulacan are entitled to a free entrance after the game at The Palace Pool Club in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.The Philippine national football ...
Aug 31, 2015
FOR the Philippine Azkals, winning does not only translate of qualifying to the 2018 World Cup but also in further increasing football awareness in the country."We feel the pressure of winning not only to qualify (for the World Cup) but also ...
Aug 28, 2015
TWO weeks to go and Azkals manager Dan Palami looks to raise the intensity of training for the match against Uzbekistan in the second phase of the Asian qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup."We need to work doubly hard to get ...
Aug 25, 2015
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