Pinays seek Asian Cup football quarters versus Indonesians

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 06:36:02 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Game Thursday (Pune, India) 10 p.m. ‒ Philippines vs Indonesia The national women’s football team seeks a spot in the quarterfinals when it takes on Indonesia Thursday to wrap up Group B action in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune, India. With control of their […]

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Eight dead, 50 injured in Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon stadium crush

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 04:29:50 +0000

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AFP) – Eight people were killed and about 50 injured in a crush outside a Cameroonian football stadium Monday ahead of an Africa Cup of Nations match. Crowds attempted to enter through a southern entrance at Olembe stadium in the capital Yaounde to watch the host nation play Comoros. Although the stadium’s capacity […]

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Lewandowski, Messi and Salah finalists for FIFA Best award

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 08 Jan 2022 01:27:11 +0000

PARIS (AFP) – Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi and Mohamed Salah were named on Friday as the three finalists for the FIFA Best Men’s Player award, while Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas was nominated for the women’s prize. Poland star Lewandowski won last year’s FIFA award but had to settle for second in the 2021 Ballon […]

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Maranon going overseas after 6 memorable years in PH

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 05:19:38 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Bienvenido Maranon’s decorated club career in the Philippines has come to an end after United City confirmed his departure from the club. United City made the announcement on its social media account while expressing well-wishes to the naturalized Filipino striker who apparently is set for a move to a club overseas. The […]

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Azkals’ Maranon shares Top Scorer Award with 3 others at Suzuki Cup

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 02:50:51 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO The Philippine Azkals got a bit of consolation following their early exit in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 when naturalized striker Bienvenido Maranon shared the Top Scorer Award with three players. Maranon along with Chanathip Songkrasin and Teerasil Dangda of champion Thailand and Safawi Rasid of Malaysia were handed the honor after […]

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Azkals outlasts Myanmar as Maranon delivers a hat trick

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2021 08:42:32 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO The Philippine Azkals ended their AFF Suzuki Cup campaign with Bienvenido Maranon scoring a hat trick in a 3-2 victory over Myanmar Saturday at the Bishan Stadium in Singapore. Maranon produced all of his three goals in the first half to give the Azkals a comfortable lead before staving off a late […]

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Azkals coach disappointed after 2-1 loss to Singapore

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 03:36:40 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Philippine Azkals coach Stewart Hall lamented on the decisive stretch that led to the team’s  2-1 loss to host Singapore in their AFF Suzuki Cup opener Thursday. Singapore leaned on Hariss Harun’s opener off a set piece followed by a Faris Ramli’s header courtesy of a counterattack after the hour mark which […]

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Azkals debut vs Singapore in Suzuki Cup

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 08:16:51 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO The Philippine Azkals prepare for a tough battle with host Singapore Wednesday in their opening match in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 at the National Stadium. Slight underdogs, the Azkals hope to overcome concerns of lack of preparation and player availability in the 8:30 p.m. meeting with Singapore, which won its first […]

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Messi wins Ballon d’Or for seventh time

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 05:28:17 +0000

PARIS (AFP) – Lionel Messi admitted winning the Copa America with Argentina might have been the determining factor in him claiming the men’s Ballon d’Or prize for the seventh time after a turbulent year, as Spain’s Alexia Putellas took the women’s award. Now 34, Messi pipped much-fancied rivals like Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema to […]

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Messi stars in PSG’s comeback win marred by Neymar injury

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 08:47:42 +0000

PARIS (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain overturned an early deficit to beat 10-man Saint-Etienne 3-1 away in Ligue 1 on Sunday, with Lionel Messi setting up all three goals. The match also featured the long-awaited PSG debut of Spanish defender Sergio Ramos, while Neymar left the pitch sobbing in agony, stretchered off with an ankle injury. […]

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