After settling for a draw at 0-0 in the Philippine Leg of AFF Suzuki cup Semi-finals in Manila last Saturday against the Singapore Lions, Philippine Azkals bid to make it to this year’s finals has ended.
The Azkals was unsuccessful to beat the Lions in the 2nd leg of the semis held in Singapore today. With Singapore’s goal at the 19th minute of the game, the Azkals pushed hard to hit that goal but wasn’t able to convert. Azkals had the change to score with 2 near goals from Caligdong and P. Younghusband but might not be their lucky day and it didn’t went through to became scores. The match ended at 1-0 in favor of the Lions, giving them the ticket to the finals.
This is the 2nd year in the row that Philippine Azkals was able to enter the semi-finals round of the AFF Suzuki cup. Last year the Philippine Football team lost to the Indonesians also in the semi-finals round.