Philippine Men’s Futsal Team In AFF Futsal Championship
The Philippine Men’s Futsal Team is set to participate in the upcoming AFF Futsal Championship 2017 from 26-30 October at the Phu Tho Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
The Philippines are in Group A alongside Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Myanmar, and host Vietnam. The tournament also serves as qualifiers to the AFC Futsal Championship 2018 with the top four teams gaining a berth to the final round.
The Philippines make their return to the competition after not participating in 2016 in a bid to participate regularly in all Futsal competitions.
There are 14 players in the squad. The head coach is Christian Dominguez and assisted by coaches Joseph Villarino and Ralph Datoy. The head of delegation is PFF Board Member and Misamis Oriental Camiguin-Gingoog El Salvador Cagayan de Oro Football Association president Percy Guarin.
Ronald Adalin – Philippine Women’s University
Luis Miguel Cacho – University of Asia and the Pacific
Marco Jacobo Daez – University of Asia and the Pacific
Francis Michael Fuentes – University of Asia and the Pacific
Dominic Ganas – University of Asia and the Pacific
Ryan James Haosen – Ateneo de Manila University
Shawn Benedict Haosen – Cebu City
Lorenzo Hermosa – Quezon City
Julian Pio Miranda – Enderun Colleges
Roberto Orlandez Jr. – Enderun Colleges
Enrique Thaddeus Ortiz – Ateneo de Manila University
Ricardo Padilla Jr. – FC Meralco Manila
Alexus Judd Villacrusis – Cebu City
Jon Joseph Young – Ateneo de Manila University
Schedule: 26 October 2017 – 2:30 PM local time (3:30 PM Manila time) Indonesia vs Philippines
27 October 2017 – 7:30 PM local time (8:30 PM Manila time) Philippines vs Vietnam
28 October 2017 – 5:00 PM local time (6:00 PM Manila time) Myanmar vs Philippines
30 October 2017 – 4:00 PM local time (5:00 PM Manila time) Philippines vs Brunei Darussalam