Azkals beat Nepal, 4-1
in Asian Cup Qualifiers
Phil Younghusband scored two dramatic goals to power Philippine Azkals' 4-1 victory against Nepal in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers Tuesday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila.
“Our intensity in the game was good, we played as a team,” said skipper Younghusband during the post-game interview.
Younghusband started the national team attacked with his arrowed penalty shot in the 21st minute of the match, bringing wild cheers from the fans.
PHL netters beat India
in WJT Final Qualifying
The Philippines bounced back from its opening-day loss on Tuesday, beating India, 2-1, to boost its chance of making the quarterfinal round in the ongoing World Juniors Tennis Championship Asia/Oceania Final Qualifying tournament in Bangkok, Thailand.
Ma. Carmencita Carlos and Alexandra Eala secured the victory for the Philippines after winning their respective singles matches in the best-of-three tie.
Carlos needed one hour and 30 minutes to conquer Gargi Pramo Pawar, 6-2, 6-2, while Eala prevailed over Sarah Dev, 6-2, 6-3, after 70 minutes.