MANILA, Philippines — With a month to go before the Asian Cup qualifiers campaign for the Azkals, which kicks off March 28 against Nepal, the team is set to participate in some friendlies.
According to Azkals team manager Dan Palami, the team has been in touch with three overseas signees for the squad: a midfielder, defender and forward, who have yet to confirm in joining but have shown intent. Their names have been in the rounds in social media.
They are also in the process of securing Filipino passports to be eligible for the squad.
The Azkals are bracketed in Group F of the third round of the 2019 Asian Cup qualifiers, along with Nepal, Yemen and Tajikistan.