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PH stuns China but crashes out of FIBA 3x3 U-23 World Cup

Oct 05, 2018 - 9:51 PM

The Nationals finish at third place in Group C behind China and Slovenia

IMPROVEMENT. Ricci Rivero and the Philippines end its campaign in the 2018 FIBA 3x3 U-23 World Cup at third place in Group C. Photo courtesy of FIBA

Ricci Rivero, PH clinch first win in FIBA 3x3 U-23 World Cup

Oct 05, 2018 - 6:32 PM

The Nationals need to win against world No. 5 China in their final elimination round game to bolster their chances of a quarterfinal berth

WINNING TRACK. Ricci Rivero and the Philippines finally notch a win in the 2018 FIBA 3x3 U-23 World Cup. File photo courtesy of FIBA

Ricci Rivero, PH winless in first day of FIBA 3x3 U-23 World Cup

Oct 03, 2018 - 9:41 PM

Ranked 19th out of the 20 competing teams, the Filipinos fall prey to world No. 1 Serbia and world No. 5 Slovenia

RUDE WELCOME. Ricci Rivero and the Philippine team drop their opening day games in the 2018 FIBA 3x3 U-23 World Cup. Photo courtesy of FIBA

SEA Games football post-mortem and Azkals-Bahrain preview

Jun 10, 2015 - 4:28 PM

As we look to Thursday s World Cup qualifier here s an inspection of the structural issues that put the U23 Azkals behind the eight ball in the SEA Games

GETTING READY. Members of the U23 Azkals warming up. Photo by Bob Guerrero

HIGHLIGHTS: U23 Azkals vs Indonesia - SEA Games 2015

Jun 09, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Live blog of the Philippines vs Indonesia SEA Games football match

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

Can the U23 Azkals bounce back in SEA Games football?

Jun 06, 2015 - 12:58 PM

With two losses in as many games the Philippine U23 football team must find a way to regroup for its last two matches against Myanmar and Indonesia

The U23 Azkals practice for the SEA Games the day before leaving for Singapore. Photo by Bob Guerrero

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

U23 Azkals end trip to AFC qualifiers with loss to Cambodia

Mar 31, 2015 - 9:35 PM

The Cambodians were already up 3 0 at the end of the first half

The Philippine U22 has a high stakes match of its own coming up. Photo by Bob Guerrero

The kids are alright: Meet the U22 'Olympic' Azkals

Mar 21, 2015 - 2:50 AM

The Philippine U22 team embarks for Bangkok with eyes on qualifying for the 2016 AFC U23 championship and the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

Former UE Red Warrior Fitch Arboleda (#40) and current Stallion player Arnel Amita (#50) are among the young players who will boost the Philippine team. Photo by Bob Guerrero

PFF releases 24-man roster for AFC U23 qualifiers

Mar 20, 2015 - 9:40 PM

The team will start their journey to qualify for the Asian youth football championship in Qatar in 2016

The U23 National Football team. Photo courtesy of the Philippine Football Federation

Azkals-SG friendly game raises SG$50,000 for Haiyan aid

Dec 02, 2013 - 10:40 PM

The charity match at the Hougang Stadium in Singapore is the latest effort from the sports world to help typhoon victims

FRIENDLY FOR FILIPINOS. The Singapore U23 and the Azkals U23 arranged a friendly in Singapore to raise money for the victims of typhoon Yolanda. Photo by Robbie Oca


Nov 09, 2013 - 7:15 PM

Rappler s live blog of the Azkals friendly match vs the United Arab Emirates

File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler