Bahrain tops Azkals despite Mike Ott’s debut goal

Ryan Songalia
Bahrain tops Azkals despite Mike Ott’s debut goal
Mike Ott scores in his Azkals debut but Aadem Khabir's brace carries the day for Bahrain

 

MANILA, Philippines – Mike Ott scores his first goal for the Azkals just minutes into his debut but it’s not enough to carry the Philippine side over the visiting Bahrain, 1-3, at Rizal Memorial Stadium on Friday, October 7.

Aadem Khabir scored at the beginning of the first and second half for Bahrain while Marzooq Alromaihi tacked on a security goal in stoppage time nearly a year to the day since Bahrain defeated the Azkals 2-0 in a 2018 World Cup qualifying match at Bahrain National Stadium.

The Philippines will continue its preparations for the 2016 Suzuki Cup with a friendly against DPR Korea on Monday, October 10 at the same venue. The Suzuki Cup gets underway November 19 with the Philippines facing Singapore at Philippine Sports Stadium. – Rappler.com

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