SEA Games: Azkals vacated U-23 Timor Leste to launch campaign
13 May 2022 | 08:32 | Football
U23 Philippines Azkals. PHOTO NEWS ZING
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines men’s under-23 football team beat Timor Leste 4-0, to kick off the 31st Southeast Asian Games campaign at Viet Tri Stadium, Hanoi. , Vietnam on Friday.
Four different scorers have featured in the Azkals U-23 squad with veteran Stephan Schrock assisting for the first two goals.
Christian Rontini opened the scoring with a header from Schrock’s free-kick, giving Schrock a 1-0 lead in the 10th minute and maintaining the advantage at half-time.
Dennis Chung doubled the lead in the 56th minute from Schrock’s assist.
Jovin Bedic also joined the scoring party, beating Timor Leste to score a third for the Azkals U-23 in the 78th minute.
Oskari Kekkonen won with a fourth goal two minutes after Bedic’s goal.
Philippines plays SEA Games host Vietnam on Sunday.
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