The Philippine Boys Under-19 National Team begin their campaign in the AFC Under-19 Championship 2018 Qualifiers starting Tuesday 24 October 2017 at the National Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
The team left for Cambodia last Sunday 22 October and are in Group G along with host Cambodia, China PR, and Myanmar.
The qualifiers will be from 24 to 28 October 2017. The group winners, along with the five best second-placed teams will advance to the final round which will be held in Indonesia on October 2018.
Alimar Ambong – Bacolod City
Vince Baito – Pototan, Iloilo
Joshua Broce – Sagay City
Rez Fernando Dahan – San Carlos City
Pietre Dakay – Cebu City
Al Christler Dela Cruz – Bacolod City
Beejay Gonzales – Cagayan de Oro City
Quincy Kammeraad – Netherlands
Mark Francis Mercenes – Tacloban City
Joseph Mirandilla Jr. – Alaminos, Laguna
Kier John Napolitano – M’lang, Cotabato
Dominic Nazal – USA / Ilocos United FC
Erich Rafael Orale – Cebu City
Marcel Ivan Ouano – Cebu City
Zinedyne Imhel Peñaflor – Las Piñas City
Elljhone Clyde Rasonable – Malaybalay City
Jesse Riel Semblante – Consolacion, Cebu
Daniel John Sijub – San Carlos City
Jericho Sinconiegue – Valladolid, Negros Occidental
Mariano Suba Jr. – Tarlac City
Fidel Victor Tacardon – Quezon City
Lemark Unabia – San Carlos City
Moses Webb – Mandaluyong City
Robert Lawrence Wilson – Cagayan de Oro City
The PHI U19 team is composed of 16 players that were selected for the AFF U18 Championship 2017 in Yangon, Myanmar and 8 other players who were selected after tryouts. The team had training sessions at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila.
The PHI U19 team is led by head coach Jose Maria Aberasturi and assisted by coaches Marlon Piñero, Florante Altivo, and goalkeeper coach Anthony Albao.
24 October 2017 – 3:30 PM local time (4:30 PM Manila time)
Myanmar vs Philippines
26 October 2017 – 3:30 PM local time (4:30 PM Manila time)
Philippines vs China PR
28 October 2017 – 6:30 PM local time (7:30 PM Manila time)
Philippines vs Cambodia
Photo from Lee Nazal