PH bows to Laos in AFF U-15 semis

first_img“Each tournament is a challenge. We hope that whatever this team has achieved in the past, we could better it,” Delos Reyes said. “Everyone did their best. Everyone showed that they deserve to be part of this team.”The Philippine U-15 squad hopes to salvage a bronze medal finish in the tournament when it faces Vietnam, which was defeated by defending champions Thailand in the other semifinals game.During their first encounter in the tournament, the Philippine delegation suffered a 2-0 defeat to Vietnamese./PN MANILA – The Philippine Girls Under-15 National Team saw its AFF U15 Girls’ Championship campaign come to an end after a 3-1 loss to Laos in the semifinals on Sunday night at the Institute of Physical Education in Chonburi, Thailand.Angely Alferez was the lone goal scorer for the Ching delos Reyes-mentored Philippine squad, which is bound to improve on its fifth place finish in the 2018 edition in Indonesia.Laos immediately imposed its dominance over the Philippine squad by firing two early goals. The Filipinas has scarce chance on the goal due to the tight defense of their opponent.Philippines managed to pull one back at the onset of the second half courtesy of Alferez conversion but that proved to be their last as the Laos was able to rebuild its two-goal edge.last_img read more

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Marinerong Pilipino in PBA D-League’s semis

first_imgMANILA – Marinerong Pilipino Skipperspunched a semifinals ticket in the 2019 PBA D-League Foundation Cup after a100-78 win over AMA Online Education Titans at the Ynares Sports Arenain Pasig City. “Very thankful ako sa management sa pagigingsupportive nila, at sa players dahil trinabaho nila ‘tong laro na ‘to kaya kami makakarating ng semifinals,”said Skippers head coach Yong Garcia. Negrense Mark Yee produced 13 points andsix rebounds. JR Alabanza supplied 12 points and eight boards while IlonggoJohn Byron Villarias and Jhonard Clarito had 11 points apiece. The Skippers will now await the winnerbetween Group B teams Technological Institute of the Philippines Engineers andBlack Mamba Energy Drink for their foes in the best-of-three semis affair. The veteran-laden Skippers is making areturn trip to the semis after missing the bus last conference. From a narrow 17-14 lead in the openingquarter, Poligrates and Yee anchored the Skippers’ 15-0 scoring run to givethem a 32-14 advantage early in the second. center_img Marinerong Pilipino Skippers’ Eliud Poligrates goes for an inside basket. PBA PHOTO The lead reached its largest at 68-42. Eluid Poligrates tallied 19 points to goalong with three rebounds, three assists and three steals on Thursday. Aaron Black ended his PBA D-Leaguecampaign with 22 points, four rebounds and five dimes; Vince Tolentino had 13points and five rebounds; while Andre Paras had 12 markers and 11 boards forthe Titans./PNlast_img read more

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De Bruyne: The season is new, the result is the same…

first_imgManchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne talks about the reasons for the defeat of his team in the 1/4 final match of the Champions League against Olympique Lyonnais (1: 3) last night. The Belgian scored the only goal for the “citizens” and the English again missed a place in the semi-finals.Gulliver/Getty Images“This team is great, but we made too many mistakes. We make mistakes too often this year. The season is new, the result is the same. I don’t think the first half was good enough. I think we knew that. We started slowly and didn’t have many opportunities. We played well in the second half. We started to put pressure on the opponent, to play in a more attacking way, as we usually do, and we had everything to win. We created enough chances to score the required number of goals. We need to learn from this lesson, “De Bruyne said. Follow us anywhere and anytime with the mobile application of Gong.bg. You can download it from Google Play, App Store and AppGallery.last_img read more

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