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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Philippines Most Stunning Victory in Soccer Football Happened in AFF Suzuki Cup 2010 in Vietnam







        The Philippines stunning upset over ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup Defending Champion Vietnam last Tuesday, December 8, 2010 is the most shocking upset in the history of southeast Asia's football. In what could have been the most exciting match of the tournament, the Philippines' winning over Vietnam 2-0 is the most celebrated and winningest victory of the country in an international football tournament. In a country where boxing is the most watched by Filipinos and basketball is the most played anywhere and football the world's most popular sport is ironically a shadow sport in the country where there is a lack of support and funding, the Philippines winning gain the attention of no less than the President Benigno Aquino III himself that he gave his presidential approval to their performance and gaining the attention of Filipinos. Philippines' draw against Myanmar in the final game of Group B will see Philippines for the final four competing against each other for the first time in the AFF Suzuki Cup. Seven of the players are native of Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo and the rest are either foreign born Filipinos or native of other cities and provinces. The team will be leaving tonight, December 14 and will seek action on the semifinals round of the home and away game against Indonesia in Jakarta on December 16, 2010
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