Change has come to Maharlika Manila F.C. The Philippines Football League brought to you by Qatar Airways club has named assistant Arman “Biboy” Esteban as its new head coach, replacing Geongil Kim.
The undefeated onslaught of Sino F.C. in Men’s Division I of the AIA 7’s Football League Season 6 continued with a 3-1 victory over Garelli United on Sunday at the McKinley Hill Stadium.
Lopsided wins from heavily-favored clubs and contrasting results from two Manila Nomads teams highlighted the quarterfinals of the AIA 7’s Football League Season 5 Women’s Division on Sunday, June 26 at the McKinley Hill Stadium in Taguig City.
Fil-German winger Gerrit Holtmann made sure his debut for the Philippine men’s national football team would be memorable. The VfL Bochum striker proved to be the difference-maker, rifling in a heroic last-minute goal in the stoppage time of the second half as the Azkals emerged victorious against Mongolia, 1-0 in the AFC Asian Cup 2023 qualification third round on Saturday at the MFF Football Centre in Ulaanbaatar.
The milestones continue for the Philippine women’s national football team. The Filipinas mounted a dramatic comeback behind two second half goals to repulse Myanmar on Saturday, 2-1 at the Cam Pha Stadium in Quang Ninh and win the bronze medal in the 31st Southeast Asian Games Vietnam 2021 women’s football tournament.
The Philippine women’s national football team’s quest for an elusive gold medal came to an end as they were outclassed by rivals Thailand, 3-0 on Wednesday in the 31st Southeast Asian Games Vietnam 2021 at the Cam Pha Stadium.
An eager Myanmar squad stunned the Philippine U23 Azkals with two second-half goals for a 3-2 win on Tuesday, May 10 in the group phase of the 31st Southeast Asian Games men’s football competition at the Việt Trì Stadium in Phú Thọ.
After the Philippine Women’s National Football Team qualified for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup via a 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup quarterfinals victory over Chinese Taipei, many looked forward to how they would fair against South Korea in the semifinals to gauge how competitive they are at the moment.
After the Philippine Women’s National Football Team qualified for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup for the first time in the nation’s sporting history, dreaming about making the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France is next in line.
In 2005, then Philippine Women’s National Football Team head coach Ernest Nierras proclaimed that someday, the Malditas would make the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Whatever it was that the visionary tactician saw at the time, fate would fulfill his prophecy 17 years later, as the mighty Malditas of coach Alen Stajcic scored a historic 4-3 win over Chinese Taipei on penalties on Sunday, January 30 to make the World Cup…