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National U advances to Finals of UAAP juniors football

MANILA – National University (NU) secured its first-ever Finals appearance after battling to a scoreless draw with defending champion Far Eastern University-Diliman in UAAP Season 81 juniors football tournament on Sunday. The Bullpups sit on top of the league table ...

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Football: Vietnam beats Jordan on penalties to reach Asian Cup quarters

Vietnam celebrates victory agianst Jordan at Al-Maktoum Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Thaier Al-Sudani, Reuters DUBAI — Vietnam's young guns beat Jordan 4-2 on penalties to reach the quarterfinals of the Asian Cup after the match finished, 1-1, following extra ...

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Football: China roars back from behind to reach Asian Cup quarters

China's Gao Lin celebrates scoring their second goal against Thailand at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Satish Kumar Subramani, Reuters AL-AIN, United Arab Emirates — China flirted with disaster before mounting a second-half revival as ...

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‘Now is the time’ to make football more popular in Philippines, says coach Sven

The local game is light years away from attracting support compared with basketball, but Sven-Goran Eriksson knows these past few months is a perfect jump-off point to kick football’s national profile up a notch. Suhaib Salem, Reuters Riding the momentum ...

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Football: Sven’s ‘street dogs’ put Philippines on Asian Cup map

Sven-Goran Eriksson's Philippines have made an instant impact in their first appearance at the Asian Cup. File/Ted Aljibe, AFP The Azkals next play China on Friday. Kickoff is at 9:30 p.m., Manila time They may not be able to bend ...

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Football: India posts shock win over Thailand at Asian Cup

India's defender Sandesh Jhingan (R) celebrates with India's defender Anas Edathodika after winning the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Group A football game between Thailand and India at the Al Nahyan Stadium stadium in Abu Dhabi. Khaled Desouki, AFP ABU DHABI ...

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Football: Aussie horror show as Jordan stun Asian Cup champs

Jordan's goalkeeper Amer Shafi (up) and his teammates celebrate after winning the 2019 AFC Asian Cup football game between Australia and Jordan at the Hazza Bin Zayed stadium in Al-Ain. Karim Sahib, AFP AL AIN, United Arab Emirates — Defending ...

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Football: Azkals arrive in Dubai for 2019 Asian Cup

The Azkals, making their debut in the AFC Asian Cup, begin their campaign in Group C against South Korea at Al Maktoum Stadium in Dubai on Sunday. File/Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News The Philippine men's national football team arrived in Dubai ...

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Football: Azkals lineup for Asian Cup without Neil Etheridge

Philippines 23-man squad for the #AsianCup2019@TheAzkalsPH #DreamTheImpossiblehttps://t.co/Eiw847qQ8G pic.twitter.com/uQANeOhqTZ — The Philippine Football Federation (@philfootball) December 27, 2018 The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) announced its lineup for this month's AFC Asian Cup. Spearheading the 23-man roster are Phil and James Younghusband, ...

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2018 world football in review: One-horse races dominate club competition

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City wrapped up the 2018 English Premier League with five games left, eventually amassing a record 100 points to finish 19 points clear. File/John Sibley, Reuters ZURICH—Club football played second fiddle to the World Cup in 2018 ...

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