07 December 2016

U22 Men's team line-up against Malaysia U22

The Philippines U22 Men’s Team will face the Malaysian U22 Team on 08 December 2016 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The game scheduled to kick off at 7:00PM is a friendly match in preparation for the 2017 SEA Games which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 2017. Admission to the match is free.

Here is the line-up of the Philippines U22 Men’s Team.
  1. BAUTISTA, Junell Mark – Benguet State University
  2. BRICENCIO, Marvin Jake
  3. BORLONGAN, Jeremiah – University of the Philippines
  4. CHENG, Jaime Vicenzo – SD Raiders FC
  5. CASAMBRE, Marco Alessandro – University of the Philippines / Global FC
  6. CLARINO, Julian Mariano – University of the Philippines / Loyola Meralco Sparks FC
  7. CRESTAL, Jimson – San Beda College
  8. DE GUZMAN, Raphael Clifford – De La Salle University
  9. DIAMANTE, Darius Joseph – De La Salle University
  10. GADIA, Daniel Bernan – University of the Philippines / Loyola Meralco Sparks FC
  11. GAYOSO, Javier Augustine – Ateneo de Manila University
  12. GENCO, Lorenzo Giuseppe – Kaya FC
  13. KOIZUMI, Yoshiharu – De La Salle University
  14. LAGUERTA, Earl Real – De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde
  15. LAPAS, Christian – University of the Philippines
  16. LIMBO, Dimitri Lionel
  17. RESUMA, Raphael Vincent – University of the Philippines
  18. TALAROC, Richard Jr – Global FC
  19. VALENZUELA, Patrick – National University
  20. VILLANUEVA, Nathanael Ace – University of the Philippines / Loyola Meralco Sparks FC
  21. VILACCIN, Nico
The Coaching Staff is Headed by Marlon Maro who is assisted by Jose Maria Aberasturi, Marlon Pinero, and Noel Marcaida. The team will have its official practice today, 07 December 2016, 4:00PM at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.


  1. Jayvee Gayoso jr. Son of retired brgy Ginebra striker Jayvee Gayoso Sr..buti nag U22 azkals yung bata wala siya masyado ka kumpetensiya pero kung nag Gilas cadet cya kaagaw nya mapasama sa line up yung fellow atenean at mga anak din ng PBA players na ravena bros,bobby parks jr.kobe paras and jeric teng.

  2. I hope the likes of Patrik Franksson,Mathew Custodio, Jeffrey Malcherek,Kevin Guerra,Harry Foll,Kintaro Miyagi,Francesco Posarelli would get at least an invite from the PFF or the Under22 coaching staff if we are serious with our under22 program. Enzo Cheng still in the line-up?

  3. No, the PFF is not serious with their U22 program even with Marlon Maro at the helm plus the staff with Aberasturi and Marcaida who are all AFC 'A' License and also instructor in the PFF. Imagine they selected players just this week even in a friendly because its what you will bring in the SEA Games next year. It is a mixture of ,U17, U18, U19, U20 and U21 players from youth teams. I know they are skillful but not yet organized and team chemistry is a big question mark. PFF should have a big plan ahead like they have a U22 , U21, U20 , U19 , U18 until U13 squad that can be exposed any given time. It should be an every year category team with permanent coaches and players alike cause its what other nations are doing like Thailand, Malaysia , Cambodia and others who are successfull in their youth and Mens campaign. Limbo came from UK club this year, six UP players recommended by Anto as PFF youth team coach are also there. Schools like San Beda and Benilde had always a representative due to attachments of Aberasturi , Maro and Marcaida on both respective schools. I remember Gadia last SEA Games with Valmayor and Villanueva are both big bodies with slow pace and slow instincts (no offense if you only watch it live via TV5 last time around). Genco(1999) and Gayoso(1997) are both descent wingers but cannot function properly without a legitimate midfielder. Their only true midfielder is Diamante91998) but I doubt he can do it alone and distribute the ball with precision as a box to box MF.

    1. To pff football is about fil foreign azkals.
      Fil foreign akzals = money

  4. PFF is in the right track, a lot of home grown college players in this U22. The 0-0 score line will not say much on improvement, unless we know the stats, i.e. shots on goal, goal saves and passing accuracy of the Azkals.