U-22 Azkals in must-win match against Malaysia in 2019 SEA Games Men's Football

Santino Honasan on Nov 29, 2019 05:59 AM
U-22 Azkals in must-win match against Malaysia in 2019 SEAG
Chima Uzoka and the U-22 Azkals face Malaysia in a must-win match (Photo: Arvin Lim)

The Philippine Under-22 Men's Football National Team find themselves in a must-win match against Malaysia in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Men's Football Tournament, Friday evening at the Rizal Memorial Football Coliseum in Manila. 

The U-22 Azkals are coming off a heartbreaking 1-2 loss to Myanmar, Wednesday, and are in dire need of a 3-point result of they wish to make it out of Group A and advance into the semifinals. 

Currently, the Azkals sit at one draw and one loss for four points, just one win away from top-seeded Cambodia and Myanmar. 

Malaysia, meanwhile, is coming off a 1-1 draw against Cambodia on opening day. 

This will be the first time that the Philippines and Malaysia cross paths in the SEA Games since the Philippines last hosted the biennial sporting showcase back in 2005. Malaysia defeated the hosts, 4-2, at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod. 

In the 4:00 PM Group A matchup, Myanmar faces Timor Leste. 

Catch the action LIVE on ABS-CBN S+A channel 23, iWant and via livestream!  


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