Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup


Deyto stands tall as Azkals, Malaysia figure in scoreless draw

Apr 27, 2014 - 10:08 PM

Azkals goalkeeper Patrick Deyto came up with a clutch save to salvage a draw for the Azkals against Malaysia in Cebu

STALEMATE. James Younghusband of the Azkals dribbles past Malaysian defenders during their scoreless draw. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Younghusband brothers headline Azkals lineup for Qatar camp

Apr 02, 2014 - 12:49 PM

Hoping to get their first win under newly installed German American coach Thomas Dooley the Philippine National Men’s Football Team bared its lineup for their upcoming training camp in Qatar this month

QATAR BOUND. The Younghusband brothers James (L) and Phil (R) will banner an Azkals unit that heads to Qatar next week to train for the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

UFL offers backing to help Azkals prepare for Challenge Cup

Feb 13, 2014 - 8:18 PM

The United Football League has assured its full support to give the Azkals the best possible chance in the upcoming Challenge Cup

TEAMWORK. The UFL has agreed to work with the Philippine National Team to release players for training sessions for the AFC Challenge Cup. Photo from the official Azkals website

Azkals land in Group B of AFC Challenge Cup draw

Feb 13, 2014 - 11:13 AM

The Philippine National Men’s Football Team will be grouped in with Afghanistan Laos and Turkmenistan in Group B first of the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup

DOG FIGHT. The Azkals will face off with tough competition in Group B of the AFC Challenge Cup. Photo from official Azkals website

Confusion mounts over Azkals coaching position

Jan 31, 2014 - 9:15 PM

Confusion has surrounded the situation over who will fill the coaching void for the Philippine national football team with conflicting tweets from the official Azkals Twitter account and team manager Dan Palami compounding the situation

WHERE HAVE ALL THE COACHES GONE? Thomas Dooley, pictured on the left, was initially reported as the new Azkals coach, but follow-up tweets have created much confusion. Photo from AFP file

Phil Younghusband, among world's top scorers

Apr 05, 2012 - 12:34 PM

The Azkals striker trails Lionel Messi and Klaas Jan Huntelaar in IFFHS list of world s top scorers

Photo courtesy of Neil Etheridge's Twitter account.