29 July 2013

Philippines to face Indonesia in August

The Philippine Football Federation has confirmed that the national team will be facing the Indonesia national team on August 14, 2013 in Indonesia.

"The PFF has accepted the invite of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) for a friendly mach between the A teams of Philippines and Indonesia on August 14, 2013 at Solo, Central Java, Indonesia," according to PFF General Secretary Gastanes this morning confirming the friendly between the two sides.

Although not under the FIFA Friendly dates, this will be the fourth time since 2010 that the Philippines will face Indonesia, who are currently at 168 in the FIFA rankings.

The last time that the two sides face was in June 2012 at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila, where the Azkals came back from a 2-0 defecit to settle for a 2-2 draw.

Before that, they squared off in the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup Semifinals where Indonesia advanced to the finals with a 2-0 aggregate victory.

Azkals website

1 comment:

  1. "Although not under the FIFA Friendly dates,"

    That is not correct August 14 is a FIFA friendly match day.