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

Azkals vs Yemen tonight

Doha, Qatar— Philippine Azkals coach Thomas Dooley is already moving on with midfielder Manny Ott’s injury. While he can’t emphasize enough the importance of Ott’s in the line-up, Dooley says he has already a plan to offset the latest injury woes to hit the Azkals. “You try to find ways, solutions to

Azkals need to fix their defense against Yemen

MIGHTY MOUSE. Jhan Melliza of Laguna Stallions FC is the current Filipino leading scorer in the Philippines Football League (PFL). He will hopefully get his first international cap on Oct. 10 when the Azkals clash with Yemen in Doha, Qatar. (Contributed photo) By Leonides S. Biantan WITHOUT the old reliables Rob Gier,

Melliza, Kane Earn Azkals Callups

Image source: The most lethal Filipino striker this season has finally made it. Stallion Laguna's Jhan Melliza has been finally called on the back of his exciting club performances this season. The former FEU forward has already scored 13 goals this PFL season and the fans have been calling for his callup