Davao Aguilas FC Tests its Mettle Against Ilocos United FC, Keeps a Clean Sheet with a Score of 2-0


16 OCTOBER 2017 – TAGUM CITY, DAVAO DEL NORTE: Davao Aguilas FC tested its mettle against PFL’s last placer, Ilocos United FC, at its home pitch in Tagum City, Davao del Norte last Sunday.  
The Aguilas players kept a clean sheet and earned two goals, courtesy of Harrison Sawyer in the 24th minute and James Younghusband on the 65th minute.
Head Coach Marlon Maro says, “We are happy with the win.  I guess the week-long break gave us a lot of elbow room to do the adjustments, and develop our style of play.  I am very satisfied that in the end, we ended up winning.”
Maro continues, “We would like to thank the more than 4,500 fans as well for coming.  The fans gave us both the strength and the fire to win this match.”
This weekend’s win gives Davao Aguilas FC a total of 11 points, while Ilocos United FC, which is still on the last place, has a total of 7 points.
Both teams face off against each other once again on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in Bantay, Ilocos Sur.
For more information, please visit http://www.facebook.com/DAFCofficial. 


Davao Aguilas Football Club (DAFC), was established earlier this year as a professional football club, based out of Tagum, Davao del Norte, in Mindanao.  Its mission is to help develop football in Davao and the entire region.

The coaching staff is headed by Marlon Maro, while DAFC’s Chairman is Jefferson Cheng.
The club’s lead sponsor is San Miguel Corporation (SMC).  Other club partners include Tapa King, Roadhouse Cafe, City Mall Davao and PAGGS Lounge.

Expect more from Davao Aguilas FC as they take part in Philippines Football League (PFL) this season!

For more information, please visit http://www.facebook.com/DAFCofficial.

FC Meralco Manila Debuts at the RMS, Bags Second Straight Win

From the stands, fans watch FC Meralco Manila’s first home
match against Ilocos United FC.

FC Meralco Manila, the football  team representing the Philippines’ capital faced Ilocos United FC at the Rizal Memorial Stadium for their second match in the PFL. This is the first time Meralco played in front of their home crowd and they did not disappoint as the men in orange took a narrow 2-1 victory  over the visitors. 

Ilocos United FC who came off a 1-1 draw against Davao Agilas in their first PFL match took the lead early on in the game after Graham Caygill found the back of the net on the 13th minute. The home squad however were quick to take it back as Tyler Matas banked the equalizer on the 18th minute. 

The visitors, despite being a new team, looked very impressive as they showed no signs of intimidation against Meralco Manila. The Sparks on the other end showed composure and patience, their passing were very fun to watch as it was very organized and well designed to break the opponent’s defense.

Both teams exchanged chances until Jake Morallo broke the deadlock in the second half to give the Sparks the lead. In the final minutes of the match, Ilocos threatened a lot taking every bit of chance to equalize and share the points with Manila. The visitors dominated the possession as they looked determined not to give up scaring everyone with every shot they took. The fans rejoiced as the final whistle blew. FC Meralco Manila now has 6 points putting them up top the table of the league.