The Philippine Men’s National Team’s road to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and the AFC Asian Cup 2023 China begins next week as the Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 gets under way.
The Philippines will first face Syria on 5 September 2019 at the Pana-ad Park and Football Stadium in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental. Following that match, the team will face Guam on 10 September 2019 at Guam FA Field in Guam.
23 players were called up for the first two qualifying matches. Defender Marco Casambre, midfielders Iain Ramsay and Angel Guirado, and forward Mark Hartmann all make their return to the team.
Newcomers in the team include defender Justin Baas who plays in Netherlands, and midfielder Yrick Gallantes who plays in Scotland. Goalkeeper Kevin Ray Hansen, who was part of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 line-up, is also included in the squad
Serbian coach Goran Milojevic is the Philippines’ head coach for the qualifiers. He will be assisted by Hezirdan Ramadani and goalkeeping coach Milos Simic. Scott Cooper is designated Assistant Team Manager.
|Patrick Phillip DEYTO||Goalkeeper||Suphanburi FC (Thailand)|
|Michael Aksel FALKESGAARD||Goalkeeper||Bangkok United (Thailand)|
|Kevin Ray HANSEN||Goalkeeper||HB Køge (Denmark)|
|Amani Manuel AGUINALDO||Defender||PKNP FC (Malaysia)|
|Mikel Justin BAAS||Defender||AZ Alkmaar (Netherlands)|
|Marco Alessandro CASAMBRE||Defender||Chainat Hornbill (Thailand)|
|Carlos Alberto DE MURGA||Defender||Ceres Negros FC|
|Sean Patrick KANE||Defender||Ceres Negros FC|
|Daisuke SATO||Defender||Muangthong United (Thailand)|
|Alvaro SILVA||Defender||Suphanburi FC (Thailand)|
|Martin Markus STEUBLE||Defender||Port FC (Thailand)|
|Yrick GALLANTES||Midfielder||Gala Fairydean Rovers FC (Scotland)|
|Angel GUIRADO||Midfielder||Chonburi FC (Thailand)|
|Kevin INGRESO||Midfielder||Buriram United (Thailand)|
|Manuel OTT||Midfielder||Ratchaburi Mitr Phol FC (Thailand)|
|Mike Rigoberto OTT||Midfielder||Ceres Negros FC|
|Iain RAMSAY||Midfielder||Sukhothai FC (Thailand)|
|Stephan Markus SCHROCK||Midfielder||Ceres Negros FC|
|John-Patrick STRAUSS||Midfielder||FC Erzgebrige Aue (Germany)|
|Mark Andrew HARTMANN||Forward||Nakhonratchasima Mazda FC (Thailand)|
|Javier PATINO||Forward||Ratchaburi Mitr Phol FC (Thailand)|
|Jose Elmer PORTERIA||Forward||Ceres Negros FC|
|Patrick REICHELT||Forward||Melaka United (Malaysia)|
Tickets for the Philippines vs. Syria match are available at all SM Tickets outlets nationwide and online.