Mariano Araneta - updates

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Philippine football chief appointed chef de mission to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Aug 13, 2019 - 5:45 PM

Mariano Araneta is set to lead Team Philippines in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

OLYMPICS-BOUND. Mariano 'Nonong' Araneta  of the Philippine Football Federation is responsible for the national athletes bound for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. File photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

PFF president Araneta on Suzuki Cup hosting, new FIFA president

Mar 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Mariano Araneta says the Philippines could still have home field advantage in November s ASEAN championships plus gives his thoughts on the new FIFA president

STOP THE PRESSES. The Philippines could still end up hosting one round-robin group stage of the Suzuki Cup. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Azkals to end 42-year losing streak to Thailand, says PFF

Dec 03, 2014 - 4:02 PM

The Philippines hasn t beaten Thailand since 1972 a fact PFF president Mariano Araneta expects to change when they meet in the AFF Suzuki Cup semis

The Azkals are hoping for more scenes like this when they meet Thailand in a 2-match semifinal series. Photo by Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP

Philippine Football Federation wins Grassroots Award in AFC Gala

Dec 01, 2014 - 3:56 PM

The Philippine Football Federation bagged the President Recognition Award for Grassroots Football during the awards night gala of the 60th anniversary celebration of the Asian Football Confederation in Manila

AFC President Shaikh Salamn bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa (L) poses with PFF President Mariano "Nonong" Araneta at the AFC gala. Photo by Josh Albelda

Former US captain Thomas Dooley announced as new Azkals coach

Feb 07, 2014 - 3:51 PM

The Philippine Football Federation announced that Thomas Dooley will be the new head coach of the Philippine National Team at a press conference Friday morning at the PFF House of Football headquarters in Pasig City

AZKALS NEW TOP DOG. Newly appointed Philippine National Football Team coach Thomas Dooley gestures while answering questions from the media during a press conference on Friday afternoon. The German-American coach replaces German Hans Michael Weiss. Photo by Mark Cristino

Azkals to face Azerbaijan in friendly match in Dubai

Feb 03, 2014 - 7:12 PM

For the first time since 1997 the Philippine National Football Team will face a European squad in Azerbaijan on March 5 in Dubai United Arab Emirates

DUBAI DUEL. The Azkals will travel to Dubai for a friendly match against Azerbaijan in March. Photo by Josh Abelda

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