Angel Guirado goes Global

This is an article I wrote for NEW ZEALAND — When a professional footballer signs for a club in Asia or in the US, especially if he once plied his trade in Europe, his move is often seen as a fall from grace. Usually it is a last resort since no other club is […]

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From Wolf to Azkal

This is an article I wrote for NEW ZEALAND — “I want to play for the Azkals, but mom was already a German citizen when I was born”, said Denis Santos Wolf when asked if he would be interested to apply for a Philippine passport and play for the Philippine national football team. Denis […]

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Ralph Koch: Waiting to Shine

This is an article I wrote for The Azkals’ goalkeeping positions are firmly held by four talented individuals. Fulham’s Neil Etheridge, veteran and probably United Football League’s (UFL) best keeper Eduard Sacapano, promising sixteen-year old Christopher Camcam and Cebuano teenager Paolo Pascual now crowd that position. This was the pecking order of the team’s […]

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Waving our own Flag

As the most recent edition of the FIFA World Cup came to an end a few days ago, emotions varied among the few Filipinos who followed each game closely. They were either ecstatic if they were fans of La Furia Roja (Spain), as the team had lifted their first ever World Cup trophy. Then the […]

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