Azkals kick off 2014 with Malaysia friendly


Posted at Jan 22 2014 06:27 PM | Updated as of Jan 23 2014 02:27 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals will kick off their preparations for the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup by facing Malaysia in a FIFA international friendly on March 1 at the Selayang Municipal Council Stadium, the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) announced.

It will be the third meeting between the Philippines and Malaysia since 2012, according to the national team’s website. []

Their first meeting, in February 2012, ended in a 1-1 draw at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium – a game that saw Denis Wolf score in his international debut for the Philippines.

Their second encounter ended in a goalless draw at the Shah Alam Stadium in Kuala Lumpur.