U23 Football Challenge: Philippine Azkals vs Negros First Ceres

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental is preparing for the much-awaited game between the Philippine Men’s Football Team – Azkals and the Negros First Ceres Under-23 National Cup Champion at the Panaad Football Field in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City on September 13.

The football challenge is a prelude to the Negros Football League slated to kick-off on September 17 at Panaad.

Brothers Phil and James Younghusband together with Ilonggo star player, Chieffy Caligdong, are expected to lead the team and this is Azkals’ second time to play in Negros Occidental since its match against Mongolia in February this year.

The staging of the event is spearheaded by the Negros Football League Chairman Rafael “Juni” Lizares in support to the sports development program of Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. Published in Negros Occidental Website