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Azkals lineup for AFC Asian Cup qualifiers vs Yemen revealed

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By JP Abcede

MANILA--The Philippine Football Federation released the roster that would comprise the national men's senior football team that would compete against Yemen in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers on September 5 at the Pana-ad Park and Football Stadium in Bacolod, Negros Occidental.

Here is the 23-man lineup:

Misagh Bahadorn – Global
Dylan de Bruycker – Davao Aguilas
Carlos de Murga – Ceres
Patrick Deyto – Global
Neil Etheridge – Cardiff City
Harry Föll – Hansa Rostock
Josh Grommen – Ceres
Kevin Ingreso – Ceres
Tyler Matas – Meralco Manila
Pika Minegishi – Global
Junior Muñoz – Ceres
Paul Mulders – Global
Nick O’Donnell – Davao Aguilas
Manny Ott – Ceres
Mike Ott – Angthong United
Stephan Palla – Wolfsberger
Iain Ramsay – Ceres
Patrick Reichelt – Ceres
Simone Rota – Davao Aguilas
Dennis Villanueva – Global
Luke Woodland – Ceres
James Younghusband – Davao Aguilas
Phil Younghusband – Davao Aguilas

Some new names include defender Tyler Matas and 19-year old Harry Föll. De Bruycker and Grommen were part of the squad that competed at the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia.

Daisuke Sato is suspended for the match due to card accumulation, while Javier Patiño and Amani Aguinaldo are out with injuries. Stephan Schröck hinted on his social media accounts that he is retiring from international duty.

Head coach Thomas Dooley will be assisted by coaches Kurt Kowarz and Chieffy Caligdong.

The kickoff is set at 7:30 p.m.

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