By Cedelf P. Tupas
The Philippine national football team gets to gauge its progress in its preparation for the 2014 Fifa World Cup Qualifying when it takes on the United Football League All-Stars on Sunday in a friendly at the University of Makati pitch.
It will be the last test match for the Azkals before they leave for Duren, Germany, on June 12 for a two-week training camp as part of their buildup for their first-round qualifying match against Sri Lanka on June 29.
Some of the Azkals based abroad are expected to play in the friendly, including starting goalkeeper Neil Etheridge, midfielder Simon Greatwich and defender Jason Sabio, who will join regulars like Aly Borromeo, Anton del Rosario and Chieffy Caligdong.
The Azkals return to Manila on Tuesday to resume training at the Rizal Memorial Stadium, after a five-day camp in Cebu. Inquirer News
According to tickets costing 100Php are available in the following LBC branches: SM North EDSA, SM Trinoma, SM Megamall, Market Market! Glorrieta, Park Square, SM Sucat, ALABANG Town Center, and Filinvest Festival Mall.
Catch the Live telecast of the AZKALS VS UFL All-Stars match on June 5 Sun, 4 p.m. on Studio 23