Global eyes UFL Cup title slot vs Air Force | Inquirer Sports
Close  

Global eyes UFL Cup title slot vs Air Force

By: - Reporter / @cedelfptINQ
/ 10:23 PM December 04, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – Defending champion Global seeks to book a return trip to the finals of the United Football League Cup when it battles reigning league titlist Air Force Phoenix FC Monday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.

The Loyola Meralco Sparks, who emerged as the top team after the elimination round, faces Kaya-Cignal in another equally explosive semifinal clash at 6 p.m.

ADVERTISEMENT

The Global booters have picked up their game after barely surviving the knockout stage, but face their toughest test yet in the Airmen in the 8 p.m. clash.

The game is actually a rematch of last season’s Cup finals won by Global, 3-2.

FEATURED STORIES

Philippine Azkals striker Phil Younghusband looks to continue his fine goal-scoring form for Loyola after finding the back of the net twice in the 2-1 win over Stallions in the quarterfinals.

Younghusband, who scored the only goal in the Azkals’ 1-6 loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy Saturday night, will get support from older brother James, as well as Mark and Matthew Hartmann.

Anton del Rosario, Jason Sabio, Lexton Moy and Nate Burkey will carry the fight for the Kaya side, which pulled off a 3-0 win over Nomads in the last eight.

Yanti Barsales, Ian Araneta and Chieffy Caligdong—three of the finest homegrown players—will banner the Airmen’s bid against Global. The Airmen arranged a semifinal showdown with Global following a 3-1 win over Green Archers United.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Air Force, Anton del Rosario, Chieffy Caligdong, Football, Global, Ian Araneta, James Younghusband, Jason Sabio, Kaya Cignal, Lexton Moy, Loyola Meralco Sparks, Mark Hartmann, Matthew Hartmann, Nate Burkey, Phil Younghusband, Soccer, Sports, UFL, Yanti Barsales
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our sports news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.