Philippines national under-23 football team

The Philippines national under-23 football team represents the Philippines in international football competitions in the Olympic Games, Asian Games, Southeast Asian Games and any other under-23 international football tournaments. It is controlled by the Philippine Football Federation, the governing body of football in the country.

Philippines U-23
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Young Azkals
Junior Azkals
U-23 Azkals
AssociationPhilippine Football Federation
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationAFF (Southeast Asia)
Head coachNorman Fegidero
CaptainOskari Kekkonen
Home stadiumVarious
FIFA codePHI
First colors
Second colors
Biggest win
Philippines Philippines 6–1 Timor-Leste 
(Biñan, Philippines; 4 December 2019)
Biggest defeat
 Japan 13–0 Philippines Philippines
(Hong Kong; 12 June 1999)

Competition recordsEdit

OlympicsEdit

The Philippines' Olympics Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
  1992 Did not qualify
  1996 Did not enter
  2000 Did not qualify
  2004 to   2020 Did not enter
Total
Notes:
Football at the Summer Olympics has been an under-23 tournament since 1992.

AFC U-23 ChampionshipEdit

The Philippines' AFC U-23 Championship Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
  2013 Did not qualify
  2016
  2018
  2020
  2022
Total

Asian GamesEdit

The Philippines' Asian Games Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
  2002 to   2014 Did not enter
  2018 Did not qualify
Total
Notes:
Football at the Asian Games has been an under-23 tournament since 2002.

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

The Philippines' Southeast Asian Games Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
  2001 Withdrew
  2003 Did not enter
  2005 Group stage 6th Place 3 1 0 2 6 7
  2007 to   2009 Did not enter
  2011 Group stage 10th Place 5 1 0 4 6 14
  2013 Did not enter
  2015 Group stage 10th Place 4 0 0 4 2 11
  2017 7th Place 5 2 0 3 4 10
  2019 6th Place 4 2 1 1 9 4
  2021 7th Place 4 1 1 2 6 7
Total Group stage 6th Place 25 7 2 16 33 53
Notes:
Football at the Southeast Asian Games has been an under-23 tournament since 2001.

AFF U-23 Youth ChampionshipEdit

The Philippines' AFF U-23 Youth Championship Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
  2005 Group stage 6th Place 3 1 0 2 7 9
  2019 Group stage 8th Place 3 0 0 3 1 6
  2022 Group stage 6th Place 3 1 1 1 4 4
Total Group stage 6th Place 9 2 1 6 12 19
Notes:
Football at the AFF U-23 Youth Championship was an under-22 tournament in 2019.

Schedule and resultsEdit

  Win   Draw   Lose

2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
14 February 2022 (2022-02-14) Timor-Leste   2–2   Philippines Phnom Penh
16:00 (UTC+07:00)
  • Mouzinho   6' (pen.)
  • Jaimito   56'
Report
  • Ouano   45', 62'
Stadium: Morodok Techo National Stadium
Referee: Souei Vongkham (Laos)
17 February 2022 (2022-02-17) Philippines   0–1   Cambodia Phnom Penh
19:00 (UTC+07:00) Report
Stadium: Morodok Techo National Stadium
Referee: Warintorn Sassadee (Thailand)
20 February 2022 (2022-02-20) Philippines   2–1   Brunei Phnom Penh
19:00 (UTC+07:00)
Report
Stadium: Morodok Techo National Stadium
Referee: Souei Vongkham (Laos)
Friendly
29 April 2022 (2022-04-29)   Petaling Jaya City 1–1   Philippines
Ocampo   ?'
1 May 2022 (2022-05-01) Malaysia   2–0   Philippines Selangor, Malaysia
20:15 UTC+8 Nik Akif   51'
Faiz Amer Runnziar   65'
Stadium: UiTM Stadium
31st Southeast Asian Games
6 May 2022 (2022-05-06) Philippines   4–0 Timor-Leste   Phú Thọ, Vietnam
Report Stadium: Việt Trì Stadium
Attendance: 5,373
Referee: C. R. Srikrishna (India)
8 May 2022 (2022-05-08) Vietnam   0–0 Philippines   Phú Thọ, Vietnam
Report Stadium: Việt Trì Stadium
Attendance: 16,585
Referee: Feras Taweel (Syria)
10 May 2022 (2022-05-10) Myanmar   3–2 Philippines   Phú Thọ, Vietnam
16:00 Report
Stadium: Việt Trì Stadium
Attendance: 4,418
Referee: Mohammad Arafah (Jordan)
13 May 2022 (2022-05-13) Philippines   0–4 Indonesia   Phú Thọ, Vietnam
Stadium: Việt Trì Stadium
Referee: Mahmood Al-Majarafi (Oman)

PersonnelEdit

Updated as of 2 May 2022

Current technical staffEdit

Position Name Ref.
Head Coach   Norman Fegidero [1]
Assistant Coach   Oliver Colina
Assistant Coach   John Paul Merida
Goalkeeper Coach   Noel Marcaida
Physiotherapist   Jamie Lou Trespicio
Physiotherapist   Joselle Dumlao
Masseur   Kevin Conejos

ManagementEdit

Position Name Ref.
Team Manager   Dan Palami [2]
Team Coordinator   Anna Katrina Liscano [1]
Equipment manager   Manny Ferrer

Coaching historyEdit

List of head coaches of the Philippines U-23
Country Name Period References/Notes
  Philippines Orlando Plagata
1991
[3]
  Philippines Aris Caslib
2005
[4]
  Germany Michael Weiß
2011
[5]
  Scotland Brian Reid
2013
[6]
  Australia Jim Fraser
2015
[7]
  Philippines Marlon Maro
2015–2017
[8]
  Philippines Salvador Salvacion
2019
[9]
  Philippines Anto Gonzales
2019
[10]
  Serbia Goran Milojević
2019
[11]
  Ireland Scott Cooper
2021
[12]
  England Stewart Hall
2022
[13]
  Philippines Norman Fegidero
2022–
[14]

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players are included in the 20-man squad for the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam.[15]
Caps and goals updated as of 13 May 2022, after the match against   Indonesia.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Quincy Kammeraad (2001-02-01)1 February 2001 (aged 21)   ADT
2 2DF Jayvee Kallukaran (2000-09-07)7 September 2000 (aged 21)   ADT
3 2DF Francis Tacardon (2001-09-30)30 September 2001 (aged 20)   ADT
4 3MF Scott Woods (2000-05-07)7 May 2000 (aged 21)   ADT
5 2DF Kike Linares (1999-07-12)12 July 1999 (aged 22)   San Pedro
6 3MF Oskari Kekkonen (1999-09-24)24 September 1999 (aged 22)   Kaya–Iloilo
7 3MF Dennis Chung (2001-01-24)24 January 2001 (aged 21)   ADT
8 3MF Sandro Reyes (2003-03-29)29 March 2003 (aged 19)   Kaya–Iloilo
9 4FW Jovin BedicOA (1990-06-08)8 June 1990 (aged 31)   Kaya–Iloilo
10 3MF Oliver Bias (2001-06-15)15 June 2001 (aged 20)   ADT
11 3MF Yrick Gallantes (2001-01-14)14 January 2001 (aged 21)   ADT
12 2DF Miguel Mendoza (1999-02-03)3 February 1999 (aged 23) Unattached
13 3MF Jacob Peña (2002-11-27)27 November 2002 (aged 19)   Stallion Laguna
14 2DF Jaime Rosquillo (2003-03-10)10 March 2003 (aged 19)   ADT
15 4FW Geri Rey (1999-06-13)13 June 1999 (aged 22)   ADT
16 3MF Lance Ocampo (2001-09-23)23 September 2001 (aged 20)   ADT
17 3MF Stephan SchröckOA (captain) (1986-08-21)21 August 1986 (aged 35) Unattached
18 2DF Christian Rontini (1999-07-20)20 July 1999 (aged 22)   Penang
19 3MF Jermi Darapan (1999-11-15)15 November 1999 (aged 22)   ADT
20 1GK Enrico Mangaoang (2002-05-28)28 May 2002 (aged 19)   ADT
Notes

OA Over-aged player

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have been called up for the Philippines U-23 within the past 12 months.[16][17]

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Kyle Bayabos (2000-02-17)17 February 2000 (aged 22) 0 0   ADT 31st Southeast Asian GamesPRE
GK Jessie Semblante (2000-04-22)22 April 2000 (aged 22) 0 0   Mendiola 1991 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship

DF Justin Baas (2000-03-16)16 March 2000 (aged 22) 7 1   Melaka United 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualification
DF Gyles Encabo (1999-02-09)9 February 1999 (aged 23) 2 0   Stallion Laguna 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
DF Pete Forrosuelo (1999-07-06)6 July 1999 (aged 22) 3 0   United City 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
DF Elijah Liao (1999-09-14)14 September 1999 (aged 22) 0 0   ADT 31st Southeast Asian GamesPRE
DF Paolo Perez (2003-01-15)15 January 2003 (aged 19) 3 0   Calcio Lecco 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualification
DF David Setters (2004-05-19)19 May 2004 (aged 17) 1 0   Portsmouth Academy 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
DF Marc Tobias (1999-12-10)10 December 1999 (aged 22) 0 0   ADT 31st Southeast Asian GamesPRE

MF Mateo Alegre (1999-01-29)29 January 1999 (aged 23) 0 0   ADT 31st Southeast Asian GamesPRE
MF Jethro Borlongan (2001-08-07)7 August 2001 (aged 20) 3 0   ADT 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualification
MF Pocholo Bugas (2001-12-03)3 December 2001 (aged 20) 2 0   United City 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
MF Luis Clauor (2001-01-24)24 January 2001 (aged 21) 0 0   ADT 31st Southeast Asian GamesPRE
MF Kieran Hayes (1999-01-04)4 January 1999 (aged 23) 4 0   United City 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
MF Mandy Lloyd Ignacio (2002-07-15)15 July 2002 (aged 18) 2 0   Molde 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualification
MF Jacob Maniti (2002-10-16)16 October 2002 (aged 19) 3 0   Macarthur FC 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
MF Leo Maquiling (2000-10-26)26 October 2000 (aged 21) 0 0   ADT 31st Southeast Asian GamesPRE
MF Antoine Ortega (2003-05-12)12 May 2003 (aged 18) 1 0   Badalona 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
MF Nathan Rilloraza (2002-10-16)16 October 2002 (aged 19) 1 0   Global M Málaga 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
MF Mark SwainstonINJ (1999-11-13)13 November 1999 (aged 22) 0 0 Unattached 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualification
MF Shanden Vergara (1999-07-17)17 July 1999 (aged 22) 2 0   Lincoln Memorial University 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualification
MF Mark Winhoffer (1999-03-01)1 March 1999 (aged 22) 5 0   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualification

FW Andres Aldeguer (2003-12-18)18 December 2003 (aged 18) 1 0   ADT 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
FW Griffin McDaniel (2000-03-30)30 March 2000 (aged 22) 3 0   Stallion Laguna 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
FW Ivan Ouano (2000-03-06)6 March 2000 (aged 22) 4 2   United City 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship
FW Sebastian Rasmussen (2002-06-17)17 June 2002 (aged 19) 3 0   Randers II 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualification
FW Mariano Suba Jr. (2000-01-02)2 January 2000 (aged 22) 10 0   Mendiola 1991 2022 AFF U-23 Youth Championship

COV Withdrew due to COVID-19
INJ Withdrew due to an injury
PRE Included in the preliminary squad
SUS Serving suspension

Previous squadsEdit

Previous squads of the Philippines
Tournament Edition
Southeast Asian Games
AFF U-23 Youth Championship

See alsoEdit

Men'sEdit

Women'sEdit

ReferencesEdit

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