Philippine U-22 football squad heads to Japan for training

ABS-CBN Sports on Jul 08, 2017 11:15 AM
Philippine U-22 football squad heads to Japan for training
The Philippine U-22 Football National Team (Photo courtesy of the Philippine Football Federation)


The Philippine Men’s Under-22 team flew to Japan last Thursday, 6 July 2017 for a training camp arranged by the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) with the help of the Japan Football Association (JFA).


The following 18 players were called for the training camp led by head coach Marlon Maro. The squad is only part of the complete Under-22 pool of players.

Nimrod BALABAT – San Beda College
Junell Mark BAUTISTA – Davao Aguilas FC
Jeremiah BORLONGAN – University of the Philippines / Kaya FC Makati B
Valentino CALVO – De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde
Jaime Vicenzo CHENG – Davao Aguilas FC
Julian Mariano CLARINO – University of the Philippines / FC Meralco Manila
Roberto CORSAME Jr. – Arellano University
Reymart CUBON – Far Eastern University / Kaya FC Makati B
Rey Franco Miguel DE LA TORRE – Davao Aguilas FC
Van Rey DIAZ – Davao Aguilas FC
Javier Augustine GAYOSO – Ateneo de Manila University
Ray Joseph JOYEL – Far Eastern University / Kaya FC Makati B
Yoshiharu KOIZUMI – De La Salle University
Christian LAPAS – University of the Philippines / Kaya FC Makati B
Dimitri Lionel LIMBO – Kaya FC Makait B
Jeremiah Raphael ROCHA – Ateneo de Manila Univeristy / Kaya FC Makati B
Richard TALAROC Jr. – Davao Aguilas FC
Nathanael Ace VILLANUEVA – University of the Philippines / FC Meralco Manila


The Under-22 team have been training for several weeks already and played a number of tune-up matches ahead of the camp.
The training camp serves as preparation for both the AFC Under-23 Championship 2018 Qualifiers in Cambodia later this month and the 29th Southeast Asian Games on August.
 

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