No Azkals debacle in Taipei

How can it be a debacle when the Philippine Azkals finished second in the four-team invitational tournament in Taiwan recently? But the trolls in the internet and some football fans and followers call the second place finish a debacle. Webster dictionary mentions that the word debacle is a French word which means

Azkals postpone football history to next year

IT was disappointing that the Philippine Azkals have not secured an out right entry to the Asian Cup on 2019 in UAE after they managed only a scoreless draw against lowly Nepal in the high altitude Himalayan City of Kathmandu last week. However, hopes are still high for the Azkals as

Kanto Punditry: Building The Azkals’ Team B

With rumors filtering in that the Philippines is joining the CTFA-organized tournament in Taiwan this December, there is a good chance that new faces will be drafted in the national squad. The timing of the tournament and the PFL playoffs means that a good chunk of the established Azkals are

Azkals to gun for historic win vs Nepal Nov.14

AFTER our National youth teams and our National Futsal teams suffered humiliating defeats abroad, hope arises for football our fans. The Philippine Azkals bring in so much hope as they are on the brink of historic qualification for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup 2019 for the first time when

PFF should learn from Futsal team debacle in Vietnam

THE Philippine Football Federation (PFF) sent a college team to the ASEAN Futsal Championship in Vietnam recently which won by Thailand over Malaysia, 4-3. The Filipino college players suffered humiliating defeats, 0-21 against Indonesia, 0-24 against Vietnam, 0-25 against Myanmar and 0-5 against Brunei. I wonder how the players felt after the

PFF not entirely at fault why our youth teams suck

BY Jack Biantan ENGLAND has now become a powerhouse in the world youth football competitions. Last summer, the Three Lions won the U19 World Cup in South Korea beating a spirited Venezuelan team, 1-0 in the final. Just two days ago, England also won the U17 World Cup in India coming back