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Yangon ends Ceres' 2019 AFC Champions League bid

Feb 05, 2019 - 9:26 PM

Ceres-Negros FC absorbs an early exit in their bid for a historic AFC Champions League berth

Photo from Ceres-Negros FC website

Modeste sends Ceres-Negros crashing out of the AFC Champions League

Jan 30, 2018 - 5:47 PM

Ceres-Negros will now compete in Group F of the 2018 AFC Cup

RESPECT. Ceres-Negros manages to keep up with the football giants and is still the first Filipino club to enter preliminary round 3 of AFC Champions League. Photo from Facebook

Ceres faces toughest test in ACL qualifiers deciding match vs Tianjin

Jan 29, 2018 - 9:59 PM

The winner of the playoffs will secure a berth to 2018 AFC Champions League

HISTORY. Ceres-Negros has come this far in the AFC Champions League to face Tianjin Quanjian in the last stage of the qualifiers. Photo from Facebook

For bowing to Ceres Negros, Aussies call Brisbane Roar 'laughing stock of Asia'

Jan 24, 2018 - 12:09 PM

Australian pundits admit A-League campaigner Brisbane Roar was the overwhelming favorite entering the match but they did not respect Ceres Negros, the recently-crowned champions of the Philippine Football League

Marañon, Nazari propel Ceres to stunner over Brisbane Roar

Jan 23, 2018 - 7:08 PM

Ceres will face Tianjin Quanjian FC in the preliminary round 3 of the AFC Champions League

Football: Ceres and Etheridge look to slay giants

Jan 20, 2018 - 9:48 PM

Both the Azkal goalkeeper and our top club are confident Filipino underdogs against Man City and Brisbane Roar

UNDERDOGS. Ceres-Negros FC (Stephan Schröck in the photo) and Neil Etherdige will be ready to battle it out with their fierce opponents. Photos by Bob Guerrero

Ceres outscores Shan United in penalty shootout, advances to round 2

Jan 16, 2018 - 8:46 PM

Ceres-Negros FC will square off against Brisbane Roar on Tuesday, January 23 in Australia

Ceres-Negros makes first appearance in AFC Champions League qualifiers

Jan 15, 2018 - 10:18 PM

The Busmen will be squaring off against the disciplined and serious Shan United

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CAMPAIGN. PFL champions Ceres-Negros hope to advance to the group stage of the 2018 AFC Champions League. Photo by Stephen Tan and Ceres Negros FC

Global 2, Tampines Rovers 0: The Filipinos march on

Jan 25, 2017 - 12:50 PM

The UFL champs are a step closer to the AFC Champions League Here are the talking points

2-0. Global celebrates the second goal. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Global defeats Tampines Rovers 2-0 in AFC Champions League qualifier

Jan 24, 2017 - 10:29 PM

Ahamd Azzawi and Misagh Bahadoran score as the Filipino side move just two wins away from qualifying for the elite AFC Champions League

GLOBAL DOMINATION. Amani Aguinaldo and Global FC have a date with Australian side Brisbane Roar in their next qualifier after defeating Singaporean side Tampines Rovers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Global FC aims for the big leagues of Asia

Jan 20, 2017 - 4:26 PM

The UFL champs aim for regional glory when they play an AFC Champions League qualifier against Singapore s Tampines Rovers next Tuesday

Shu Sasaki (left) battles Marco Casambre in practice. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Asian football champs Jeonbuk face match-fixing ban

Dec 23, 2016 - 5:06 PM

Asian title holders Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors could be banned from next year s AFC Champions League due to a match fixing scandal in South Korea s K League

FACING BAN. A change in eligibility rules could see Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors banned from next year's AFC Champions League. Photo by Nezar Balout/AFP

UAE footballer Khalil bags Asian player of the year award

Nov 30, 2015 - 1:39 PM

Ahmed Khalil fired Al Ahli to the AFC Champions League final against Guangzhou Evergrande and was also key to UAE s third place finish at January s Asian Cup

SHARPSHOOTER. Ahmed Khalil of UAE leaps over a Malaysian goalkeeper in a 2018 World Cup qualifier. Photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA

Asian football player of the year 'proud' despite ban

Dec 01, 2014 - 12:08 PM

The 31 year old is set to be banned for 8 matches for his actions which sparked a melee at the end of the bitterly contested Champions League final on November 1

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Player of the Year, Nassir Al Shamrani of Saudi Arabia, holds his trophy during the AFC Awards 2014 in Makati City, Philippines, late 30 November 2014. Dennis Sabangan/EPA