AFC Challenge Cup 2012 Qualifying Group Stage: Philippines Azkals vs Myanmar White Angels | Draw 1-1

AFC Challenge Cup logoAFC Challenge Cup 2012 Qualifying Group Stage: Philippines-Azkals vs Myanmar White Angels

The Philippine National Football team – Azkals will face Myanmar White Angels for their first game of the AFC Challenge Cup 2012 Qualifying Group Stage to be held at the Youth Training Centre in Myanmar Monday March 21, 2011 3:30PM.

Below is the tentative schedule for the Philippines-Azkals at the AFC Challenge Cup 2012 Qualifying Group Stage. All games to be held in Myanmar. The Azkals will play Myanmar today, then Palestine on Wednesday and Bangladesh on Friday, hoping to win at least two of them to qualify for the elite eight next year.

3/21 (Mon) – PHI 1 – 1 Myanmar – DRAW;
3/23 (Wed) – PHI 0 – Palestine 0 – DRAW
3/25 (Fri) – PHI vs. Bangladesh

The Myanmar White Angels are currently ranked No. 161 in FIFA’s world standings. The Bangladesh Bengal Tigers are ranked No. 174, while Palestine’s Al-Fusan (The Fighters) are ranked 178th. The Philippines, ranked No. 151, has the highest ranking in their group bracket.

The Azkals fought Myanmar to a scoreless draw last December 2010 at the close of the Suzuki Cup group stage in Vietnam.

UPDATE: James Younghusband scores for the Philippines on the 76th minute. Myanmar equalizes on the last minute  during  stoppage time. FINAL SCORE MYANMAR 1 vs 1 PHILIPPINES. Draw.

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