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Araneta re-elected PFF president

Araneta re-elected PFF president

BY JONAS TERRADO   Nonong Araneta was re-elected as president of the Philippine Football Federation after topping Negros Occidental Football Association chief Ricky Yanson in Friday’s congress at the Century Park Hotel. Araneta received 23 votes while Yanson got 12 during the polls participated by regional Football Association heads and member clubs to earn a […]

Araneta, Yanson vie for PFF presidency

BY JONAS TERRADO NONONG Araneta and Ricky Yanson will contest the presidency of the Philippine Football Federation in Friday’s national congress at the Century Park Hotel. Araneta is seeking a third and final term as head of the national football federation opposite Yanson, who serves as president of the Negros Occidental Football Association. Football Association […]

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Bukidnon FA reigns supreme in Luzon Cup

The Bukidnon Football Association blanked One La Salle, 2-0, and clinched the overall championship in the recent Luzon Cup Under -12 Football Tournament at the Jose V. Yap Sports and Recreational Complex in San Jose, Tarlac. Spearheaded by the Negros Occidental Football Association (NOFA) with the Central Luzon Football Association, and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), Department of Education Tarlac, and the provincial and city governments […]

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Azkals suffer heartbreaking defeat to Syrians in World Cup qualifier

JONAS TERRADO   The Philippine Azkals conceded a first half goal before falling short of salvaging a tie in a 1-0 loss to Syria Tuesday in the FIFA World Cup/AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers at the Al Maktoum Stadium in Dubai. Ward Salama’s goal in the 23rd minute proved lethal as the Azkals tried several times […]

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Pele’s ‘1,000th goal’ scored 50 years ago

SAO PAULO (AFP) – The revered Brazil striker Pele scored his 1,000th goal on Nov. 19, 1969 at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium in a match between his beloved Santos and local outfit Vasco de Gama, whose vast ranks of fans gave the iconic No. 10 a standing ovation. That goal half a century ago […]

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Phil Younghusband, poster boy of football, bids adieu

BY JONAS TERRADO   PHIL Younghusband, regarded as the face of Philippine football for more than a decade and the Azkals’ all-time leading scorer, announced his retirement after a decorated career for club and country. Younghusband made the announcement Monday evening through his social media accounts, leaving behind a legacy that saw him play a […]

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