Azkals vs Singapore: The Philippine national football team has proven that their semi-finals run last 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup was no sheer luck, but was just the beginning of the resurgence of football in the country dominated by basketball and boxing.
After getting a beating from Thailand (2-1) in their first game in the group stages match, The Philippine Azkals registered back-to-back wins and even maintaining a clean sheet against Vietnam (1-0) and Myanmar (2-0). Getting a total of 6 points after the group stages gave the Azkals the ticket for the semi-finals showdown.
Philippine Azkals vs Singapore Lions on December 8
In the semi-finals in 2010, the Philippines lost the chance to play a home game due to the stadium that we have that did not pass the standards of international football. But with this 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup semi-finals ticket, the game between the Azkals and Singapore Lions will be held at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The game is to be held on December 8, 2012, Saturday, at 6 PM.
Expected to flock the venue for this exciting match are thousands of football fans.
But the Azkals despite their great wins are not making themselves over-confident come game time.
The Azkals in their last two FIFA friendly matches against Singapore rose triumphant, but Coach Hans Michael Weiss said that they should forget these wins and for sure, they will face a strong and determined Singapore football team come game time. He added, that they should be ready and that the key for them is cohesion in the pitch.
Unfortunately, 3 key players are not yet sure if they could see action on December 8. These are Guirado, Lucena, and Cagara. The Azkals management said that they are continuing their negotiations to the mother clubs of these players in order for them to be permitted to see action on Saturday.
Watch Azkals vs Singapore Live
The live Azkals vs Singapore game is going to be aired live by AKTIV on IBC 13. Game will start at 6 PM. On the other hand, fans can watch the game live at the Rizal Memorial Stadium and give the home team the moral boost against the determined Lions.
Live streaming of the Azkals vs Singapore may be available, by these channels will be posted here as soon we can find one. Azkals vs Singapore replay will also be aired by AKTIV.
Best of luck to the Azkals!
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