23 February 2018

PFL 2018 Fixtures

PFL 2018 Fixtures !
March 3 Ceres-Negros vs Stallion Laguna at Panaad , Bacolod JPV Marikina vs Global Cebu March 4 Davao Aguilas vs Kaya Fc

Fixtures :


22 February 2018


Manila, Philippines] With the second season of the Philippines Football League (PFL) kicking off at the start of March, the PFL today agreed on a multi-year partnership with Sportradar—a global leader in the sports data, media and integrity space—announcing the company as their official and exclusive global audio-visual and data distribution, as well as integrity services partner.
Kicking off with a signing ceremony at the Marco Polo Ortigas, the strategic partnership will enable the PFL to create its own video and streaming platform built using Sportradar’s OTT (Over-The-Top) solution. Fully customizable and scalable, this OTT platform will integrate high-quality video streaming and content, with highly engaging and visualized statistical data viewable across all mobile devices, desktops and smart TVs. The PFL will be able to commercialize the platform through advertising, sponsorships, subscription or pay-per-view opportunities for ‘live’ matches. Aimed at developing the league’s following, the content will be available through all platforms 24/7 for fans and audiences across the Philippines, as well as around the world.
Integral to the partnership is the integrity services that Sportradar will provide to the PFL. The campaign logo and tagline Integrity Always was officially presented by the PFL and Sportradar to members of the attending media and stakeholders, and will be used for outreach programs both internally, and externally. Sportradar will also conduct a series of educational and prevention workshops for clubs and players, focusing on the dangers and consequences of match-fixing. Complementing the coverage delivered by the company’s partnerships with the Asia Football Confederation (AFC) and FIFA, Sportradar Integrity Services will monitor, identify and analyse suspicious activities relating to the league through its award-winning Fraud Detection System.
“2017 was a fantastic first year for the PFL, and we believe that 2018 will be the year we take the league to the next level with Sportradar,” said Mariano Araneta, PFF President and Chairman of the LFI Board of Directors. “We are delighted to have a trusted global brand such as Sportradar join our journey, a company that shares our passion and sees the potential of the league.”
“As our first OTT partner in Asia, the PFL joins a rapidly growing group of federations and leagues globally that have taken a decisive step towards delivering an innovative digital strategy that will provide value and engagement for its sponsors and advertisers, as well as to the delight of its fans,” said Biplav Gautam, Director of Business Development in Asia “We are particularly encouraged by the PFL’s commitment to keeping the league clean, and we are confident that the engagement of our Integrity Services will safeguard the league against match-fixing”.


21 February 2018

Azkals head coach Thomas Dooley to fans: ‘No Stephan Schrock call-up’

Philippine Azkals head coach Thomas Dooley was quick to refute any chance for Stephan Schrock to return to the national team ahead of the final Asian Cup qualifier game against Tajikistan on March 27, 2018 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.

Giving his statements through Facebook comments on John Duerden’s opinion article posted this noon suggesting on Schrock and Dooley ironing out their differences and reuniting in the squad to boost the team’s qualification campaign, the coach finally puts the matter to rest.


International Friendly Match Between The Philippines And Fiji Set On 22 March

The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) will host an International Friendly “A” Match between the Philippine Men’s National Team and Fiji Men’s National Team on 22 March 2018 at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila. Authorizations from the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC), Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and FIFA are currently being secured.
This will be the second time the Philippines football squad play against a team from the Oceania Football Confederation. In October 2014, the Philippines hosted the Papua New Guinea men’s team.
The friendly will serve as the final tune-up game of the Philippines men’s team before its AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifiers match against Tajikistan on 27 March 2018.
Kick-off time for the friendly match is at 7:30 PM. Ticket details will be announced later this week.


20 February 2018

Fiji football confirms first friendly with the Philippines

Update: 6:24PM MEMBERS of the Fiji football team will play their first international friendly match of the year next month against the Philippines.
This was confirmed by the Fiji Football Association president Rajesh Patel.
"We are planning more international matches for 2018 and the first one for the year would be against Philippine in the Philippines," Patel said today. 
"Philippine is a very good team in Asia and we look forward to the match."
The match will be played on March 22.


19 February 2018

Fiji football to play Philippines

The Vodafone Fiji Football team will play 123rd ranked Philippines in a friendly match on the 21st of next month.
Fiji FA Rajesh Patel says the national team will tour Philippines to play a match as some other friendly game are being lined up for the same month.
“We will be travelling to Philippines to play Philippines national team and that is what we have confirmed. We are just working on few other things before the game".
The Fiji football team comes into camp early next month and will leave for Philippines on the 13th of March.


Indonesian national soccer team to meet Singapore, Philippines in tryout-matches

JAKARTA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- National football team of Indonesia will play with opponents from Singapore and the Philippines in preparation for the Asian Games.
The Indonesian team is scheduled to meet Singapore on March 21 and March 25 for the Philippines, according to acting chairman of the country's football association Joko Daryono.
"The main purpose of this matches is to boost preparation for the Asian Games," he said.
Besides, the two matches could also be used to improve Indonesia's position in FIFA rankings, said Daryono.
Indonesia is ranked 160th in the FIFA list, the Philippines at 123rd, and Singapore at 173rd.


Friendly March 25 Philippines vs Indonesia

PSSI (Indonesia FA) reporting that they will play a  friendly away against Philippines on March 25.