Philippines are hoping to arrange a world pleasant fit in opposition to Cambodia this month regardless of the continued coronavirus outbreak that has affected soccer world wide.
Philippines had been meant to tackle Guam in a 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup Joint-Qualifiers 2nd spherical tie on the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila on March 26.
However, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), after consultations with FIFA, are set to put off the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers ties that have been to be performed in March and June to later dates because of the COVID-19 disaster.
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The Azkals’ come across in opposition to Guam now appears more likely to be held in October whilst their ultimate set of fits in the second one spherical of qualification in opposition to China PR and Maldives can be moved from June to November.
As a end result, the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) are actually hoping to stand any other ASEAN opposition Cambodia in a pleasant fit on March 27. This used to be showed by way of PFF president Nonong Araneta to Philippines information outlet Inquirer.
The PFF additionally added that it nonetheless looking forward to legit conversation from AFC in regards to the postponement of the World Cup Qualifiers.
Philippines also are making plans to habits nationwide workforce coaching camp as deliberate in March regardless of the rescheduling of the world fixtures.
Philippines are 3rd in Group A of the World Cup Qualifiers with seven issues from 5 fits. China, at 2nd, even have seven issues with a recreation in hand whilst Syria lead the desk with 15 issues. Maldives are fourth with six issues whilst Guam are but to open their account.