Philippines to play friendly match against North Korea

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Thomas Dooley Philippines WCQ 2018

With preparations for the AFF Suzuki Cup far from ideal recently, the Azkals got a boost after the Philippine Football Federation secured a quality opponent in in a on October 10.

PFF general secretary Ed Gastanes said Sunday the federation is only completing Fifa’s requirements to finalize the match against North Korea.

The Azkals already had a friendly against Turkmenistan cancelled early this month, while losing two key players in Patrick Reichelt and Simone Rota to knee injuries.

The Philippine Sports Stadium in Bulacan will host the Suzuki Cup starting November 19, when the Azkals—which play Kyrgyzstan in a friendly in Bishkek on Tuesday—debut against Singapore in Group A.

Via: Inquirer