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Infantino lauds Araneta’s re-election to FIFA Council

Thursday, February 2, 2023
FIFA president Gianni Infantino congratulated PFF president Mariano Araneta on his re-election to the FIFA Council during the 33rd AFC Congress held Wednesday 01 February 2023 in Manama, Bahrain. Araneta received 34 votes from the AFC Member Associations during the

Mariano Araneta, Jr. appointed as Chairperson of the Organising Committee for AFC Asian Cup 2023

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Newly re-elected AFC and FIFA Council Member and PFF president Mariano Araneta was appointed by the AFC Executive Committee as the Chairperson of the Organising Committee for the AFC Asian Cup 2023 during the first AFC Executive Committee meeting in

Mariano Araneta, Jr. re-elected to the FIFA Council for term 2023-2027

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
PFF president Mariano Araneta, Jr. was given a fresh mandate by the Asian Football community after he was re-elected to the FIFA Council for the term 2023-2027 during the 33rd AFC Congress held in Manama, Bahrain. Araneta garnered a total

PFF condemns racial abuse in football

Monday, January 30, 2023
Philippine Football Federation officials offer its support to Philippine Men’s National Team member and co-captain Neil Etheridge following reports that the goalkeeper was racially discriminated in an FA Cup match between his club Birmingham City and Blackburn Rovers last Saturday

National Teams

PHI U20 Women’s and PHI U17 Girls conclude tryouts

Sunday, January 29, 2023
The Philippine Under-20 Women’s and Under-17 Girls’ National Team concluded their tryouts in the United States and in the Philippines over the past two weeks. Both Philippine Women’s National Football Team head coach Alen Stajcic and assistant coach Nahuel Arrarte

PFF names Alen Stajcic and Nahuel Arrarte as PHI Girls’ Under-17 and PHI Women’s Under-20 head coaches

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Philippine Football Federation (PFF) general secretary Atty. Edwin Gastanes announced on Tuesday that Philippine Women’s National Team head coach Alen Stajcic and assistant coach Nahuel Arrarte were appointed as the head coaches of the Philippine Girls Under-17 National Team and

Filipinas in Group E for 2024 Paris Olympic Asian Qualifiers

Thursday, January 12, 2023
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Women’s National Team will face a familiar opponent in Hong Kong in Round 1 of the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Paris 2024 Asian Qualification from April 3 to 11, 2023. Following the draw last Thursday

Filipinas vying in 2024 Paris Olympics qualifying

Monday, January 9, 2023
The Philippine Women’s National Team will know its opponents in the first round of the 2024 Paris Olympics qualifying tournament on Thursday when the official draw is conducted at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ranked No. 53 in


PFF Referees gain knowledge in AFC Referees Recruitment 2023

Thursday, January 19, 2023
The Philippine Football Federation had three (3) nominated referees that attended the recent AFC Referees Recruitment 2023 held last 16-18 January 2023 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. FIFA Referee Mick Jon Pineda attended the session for Men’s football while FIFA Futsal

PFF Advisory: Schedule of Coaching Education Courses for 2023

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) has scheduled 11 coaching education courses for 2023. The PFF Coaching Certificate Courses offered are the following: The courses are under the auspices of the AFC Coaching Convention – A Level membership. As a member

12 referees included in FIFA Refereeing Lists 2023

Thursday, January 12, 2023
The FIFA Referees Committee has conferred the Philippine Football Federation’s recommendation of 12 referees to the FIFA International Refereeing Lists for 2023. The FIFA International Refereeing Lists for 2023 is as follows: FIFA Referees: Clifford Daypuyat (since 2014) Jhesa Mae

PFF Women’s Cup kicks off toady

Saturday, November 5, 2022
Local women’s competition kicks off this weekend as the PFF Women’s Cup sets two marquee fixtures this Saturday and Sunday at the PFF National Training Center in Carmona, Cavite. New participant Azzurri FC make their debut against the University of

Youth & Grassroots

PFF Regional Football Associations conduct Festival of Football

Monday, January 23, 2023
Grassroots football in the communities marked its return with the conduct of the Regional Football Associations (RFAs) Festival of Football (FOF) this month. Central Bicol RFA (14-15 January 2023 at Freedom Stadium Complex in San Jose, Pili, Camarines Sur) and

Filipino Youth Players participate in JENESYS Youth Sports Exchange webinar

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
The development of the youth football players continues through the JENESYS Youth Sports Exchange webinar held last Saturday 26 March 2022. The webinar is part of the JENESYS program, in coordination with the Japan Football Association (JFA) and the Japan

PFF celebrates AFC Grassroots Day 2021

Monday, May 17, 2021
The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) joined 40 other Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Associations (MAs) in celebration of the AFC Grassroots Day through an online webinar last Saturday, 15 May 2021. The AFC Grassroots Day is a key event across

Grassroots Webinar Series 2021 provides valuable insights for coaches and teachers

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) concluded its Grassroots Webinar Series for coaches and teachers last Saturday, 20 March 2021. Over the past four weekends, participants were given a better understanding of the various PFF development programmes such as Women’s Football,