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2018 MILO-FCB exposes young Filipinos to international football

Nov 20, 2018 - 3:55 PM

MILO-FCB Road to Barcelona Philippine delegation applies learnings in a friendly match against Fundacion Marcet Football Academy

ONCE-IN-A-LIFTIME. Jelena Soon and Tristan Ybanez of the Philippine delegation carry the flag in the pitch. Photo from Milo press release

Argentina begs Messi not to quit

Jun 28, 2016 - 12:05 PM

Argentina President Mauricio Macri joins calls for Lionel Messi to stay with the national team

STAY, MESSI. Calls for Lionel Messi, seen here in a September 2015 friendly, to stay with the Argentina national team grow louder. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

Indonesian officials meet FIFA in hopes to end ban from int'l football

Apr 27, 2016 - 12:32 PM

It s been nearly a year since FIFA slapped Indonesia with a ban from international football leaving players coaches and clubs in limbo

BARRED. Indonesia and Kuwait are barred from casting a presidential FIFA vote. Photo by EPA

Ronaldinho to open football academy in Singapore

Dec 04, 2015 - 7:30 PM

The World Cup winner will partner with local club Tampines Rovers and the International Football Group to jointly establish the Ronaldinho Football Academy

CLASS IS IN SESSION. Brazilian legend Ronaldinho will open a football academy in Singapore. Photo by Roland Weihrauch/EPA

Hong Kong imposes stiffer measures against racism

Jun 15, 2013 - 4:03 PM

After Philippine football officials sent an official complaint to FIFA Hong Kong FA has announced stricter measures against racism