GILAS Pilipinas 5.0 lost steam in the final period and dropped a 76-87 loss to Chinese Taipei on Sunday night - its second straight in Group B in the Fiba Asia Challenge Cup in Tehran, Iran.The Taiwanese relied heavily on ...
Sep 11, 2016
KEVIN Ferrer and his Gilas teammates are aware of the criticism that have surrounded the young side since they were put together for the Fiba Asia Challenge Cup.They're out to prove their doubters wrong."Oo (motivated kami) kasi underdog ...
Aug 29, 2016
NO less than the head coach of the Gilas Pilipinas team admitted the cadets competing in the Fiba Asia Challenge Cup next month faces a mountain to climb in the absence of a national player."Definitely mahihirapan kami. Wala namang nagsasabing magiging ...
Aug 13, 2016
MATTHEW Wright's inclusion in the Gilas pool for the coming Fiba Asia Challenge Cup is just for starters.Gilas Pilipinas team manager Butch Antonio confirmed on Wednesday the crack Fil-Canadian guard is in talks with the Samahang Basketbol ng ...
Aug 10, 2016
THE deflating departure of Stephan Schrock and Dennis Cagara from the Philippine men's football team was triggered by events during the Azkals' campaign in the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup last May.Azkals fans were left in shock on Monday when ...
Aug 5, 2014
WITH the recent change in the Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup qualifying format, the Philippine men's football team will now have to go through a different route to get to the showpiece event in the continent.The Azkals had come so ...
Jun 11, 2014
AS if the disappointing runner-up finish in the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup was not enough, Philippine men's football team manager Dan Palami had to pay a $600 fine for getting sent off in the final against Palestine last week. ...
Jun 8, 2014
THE journey continues for the Philippine men's football team.That's what Azkals manager Dan Palami assured after the national team fell short of its dream of reaching the prestigious Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup following a stinging 0-1 loss ...
Jun 3, 2014
THE drive toward continental football relevance shifts to a higher gear for the Philippines on Wednesday when the Azkals tangle with host Maldives in the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup semifinals at the National Stadium in Male.Oozing with confidence after topping ...
May 26, 2014
A SENDOFF fit for a king in the Queen City of the South.That's what Philippine men's foot ball team hopes to achieve in its return friendly against Malaysia on Sunday before embarking on its most important international tournament yet. ...
Apr 26, 2014
THE rare opportunity to face Asia's finest looms for the Philippine men's football team.Japan, one of the region's powers in the sport, has been bracketed in Group D of the 2015 Asian Cup along with fellow formidable squads ...
Mar 26, 2014
THE Philippine men's football team appears to be the busiest among its groupmates in the run-up toward the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup in May.But that doesn't mean Turkmenistan, Laos, and Afghanistan are not preparing rigorously for the ...
Feb 21, 2014
THE Philippine men's football team kicks off a crucial year with an international friendly against Malaysia on March 1 at the Selayang Municipal Council Stadium in Kula Lumpur.The Azkals will use the Fifa-sanctioned friendly, confirmed by the Philippine Football ...
Jan 22, 2014
IT appears Maldives will host the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup after all.The island nation seemed to have made the mid-December schedule set by the AFC for the start of renovation work of their stadiums. Mohamed Maleeh Jamaal, the country' ...
Dec 24, 2013
THE unexpectedly tough first step is already behind them, but it's a long way to go for the Azkals in their quest for Asian supremacy.The Philippine men's football team retained the Philippine Peace Cup on Tuesday night at the ...
Oct 16, 2013
THE Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup is still seven months away, but the Philippine men's football team is leaving no stone unturned in its preparations as the national side is well aware of the importance of the prestigious continental competition.That' ...
Oct 9, 2013
THE recent success of the Philippine men's football team in the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup qualifiers is a testament to the abundance of talent in its lineup.But well aware that the current crop of Azkals have to spend more ...
Mar 30, 2013
THE entry of the Philippine men's football team to the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup next year would only go for naught if the Azkals won't be having their top players back.In its bid to ensure that the same ...
Mar 29, 2013
AT first glance, the Philippines may seem to have some room for error against Turkmenistan after building a sizeable lead in the qualifiers for the 2014 Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup.A draw is enough and even a few goals could be ...
Mar 25, 2013
WITH the same objective as the Azkals, Turkmenistan expressed its readiness to face the Filipino booters under any conditions on Tuesday when the Group E Qualifiers come to a close at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.Turkmenistan booter Shamuradov Berdy said they are ...
Mar 25, 2013
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