The U22 selection first lost to host squad Singapore, 3-nil in the opener of the four-nation Merlion Cup 2019 tournament at the Jalan Besar Stadium.
The 29-year-old Filipino-British keeper said he intends on being part of the Azkals full-time when the squad kicks off their FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers campaign later this year.
The friendly will be as part of the Azkals’ training for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar qualifiers and 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers.
Mariano “Nonong” Araneta is pumped up for Philippine football, and it’s easy to see why.
More players revealed match-fixing approaches on Tuesday as the Australian Open Grand Slam tournament came under close scrutiny following claims that corruption in tennis was widespread.