Recently, football became very popular in the Philippine sports arena because of the victory of the men’s national football team, Team Azkals. And our course, with the ladies out there, it’s not only the sports itself that they’re excited about, but it’s the members of the team that’s sending ripples through the community.
Football, or popularly known as soccer here in the philippines, has not really been famous in the field. However, team Azkals became a trending topic both on twitter and facebook during the semifinals of the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup.
Now, almost everyone who follows the sports wolrd are also following football and the team.
Their win in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers gave them a place in the second round when they beat Sri Lanka 4-0. Then they had to face Kuwait, who was a very good team, and the Azkals loses 1-2 and 1-5 on aggregate.
Despite this loss, supporters are still looking forward for the team’s future games. They will soon be facing 3 foreign teams, HongKong, Macau and Chinese taipei, in the 2011 Long Teng Cup. The competition will take place around late September in Chinese Taipei.