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Malaysia loses SEA Games football title on heartbreaking own goal

Aug 30, 2017 - 4:13 AM

The goalkeeper punches a corner into his own net for the game s only goal

OWN GOAL. Malaysia's goalkeeper Haziq Nadzli (L) punched the ball into his own goal in a moment that silenced the 80,000 fans in attendance. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Myanmar fans beaten up at SEA Games football match against Malaysia

Aug 22, 2017 - 9:42 PM

One of the fans was admitted to hospital and another left after treatment as the hunt for the attackers continues

HOOLIGANISM. Two Myanmar fans have been beaten up at a SEA Games football match against Malaysia, just after local fans were rebuked by organizers for calling their opponents 'Singapore dogs'. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

U23 Azkals eliminated from SEA Games after Myanmar beating

Jun 07, 2015 - 11:07 PM

The win was only Myanmar s U23 team s second in 14 years at the Southeast Asian Games

The Philippine U23 football team was eliminated from contention after losing to Myanmar. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

WATCH: Malaysian footballer spits at SEA Games opponent

Jun 02, 2015 - 6:35 PM

Malaysia s chef de mission has called for footballer Nazmi Faiz to be sent home after he was red carded for spitting at an opponent

SPIT TAKE. Nazmi Faiz (L), seen during a 2012 Olympic qualifier match, made the news for the wrong reasons at the SEA Games. File photo by AFP

Azkals fall to Singapore in SEA Games opener

Jun 01, 2015 - 10:41 PM

A Singapore goal before halftime was the deciding score in the u 23 football showdown

Sheikh Abdul Hadi of Singapore celebrates after scoring the 1-0 goal against the Philippines. Screenshot from YouTube

Why this Philippine SEA Games football team is special

May 27, 2015 - 3:28 PM

A scheduling conflict affords this side headed to Singapore a once in a generation chance for Philippine bred players to show their stuff internationally

Members of the U23 football team Nathan Alquiros, Richard Talaroc, Ronnie Aguisanda, Fitch Arboleda, Kennedy Uzoka and Neil Dorimon, plus Matthew Asong who wasn’t included in the final roster, take a breather during practice. Photo by Bob Guerrero

Philippine U-23 SEA Games football roster named

May 25, 2015 - 7:26 PM

Twenty men coming from different colleges and soccer clubs will don the Philippine colors in the Under 23 football tournament of the 28th Southeast Asian Games

Former UE Red Warrior Fitch Arboleda (#40) will be part of the team that represents the Philippines at the SEA Games. Photo by Bob Guerrero