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Global FC edges Kaya FC in ‘I Can Serve Invitational’

 By Cedelf P. Tupas Philippine Daily Inquirer 11:05 am | Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 MANILA—Ten-man Global FC nipped Kaya FC, 1-0, in a battle of United Football League powerhouse sides Monday at the start of the “I Can Serve Invitational” at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila. Izo El-Habbib struck in the fifth minute and Global, … Continue reading

10-man Global FC Triumphs Over Kaya FC

by Mikhail de Guzman on September 20, 2011 A lone goal from Izzeldin El Habbib was enough for Global FC to defeat Kaya FC in their opening fixture in an invitational that pits the two United Football League clubs and the Philippine National Team as their preparation for the Long Teng Cup which is set … Continue reading

San Beda prevails but Teknika claims PFF-Smart crown

San Beda prevails but Teknika claims PFF-Smart crown Rizal-Smart San Beda’s Phil Younghusband (right) gets away from two Teknika defenders during the second leg of the PFF-Smart Club Championships last Monday at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium. MANILA, Philippines – Rizal-Smart San Beda pulled out all stops to beat Teknika FC, 2-0, but fell short … Continue reading

Cagayan de Oro to host national football tournament via Sun Star

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 GROUP competitions for the inaugural Philippine Football Federation-Smart Club Championships will be held simultaneously in Cagayan de Oro City and Iloilo on August 9, organizers said Tuesday. The Don Gregorio Pelaez Sports Center will be the venue of the Group A games while the Barotac Nuevo football field in lloilo will … Continue reading

Iloilo to host football championship via Sun Star

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) and Smart Telecommunications will take the opportunity to hold the 1st Smart-PFF Football Club Championship games in selected areas in the country. The first heat will start in Iloilo City on August 9 at the ovals of Barotac Nuevo and Central Philippine University. It will start … Continue reading

UFL Cup to kick off with smashing changes via @rickyolivares

SUNDAY, 07 AUGUST 2011 20:08 RICK OLIVARES WHEN the United Football Cup (UFL) kicks off this October, there will be noticeable changes to the 10-year-old tournament. The biggest change and a welcome development for the Philippines’ premier football league is they will be carried either by broadcast giant ABS-CBN or the up-and-coming TV5 with one … Continue reading

UFL: A fitting finale – Global v Air Force via @soccercentralPH

by Mikhail de Guzman on June 1, 2011 When the final whistle blows after tonight’s fixture between Air Force Rider and Global Smartmatic, it will decide only one of two outcomes. One is an Air Force win thus defending their title for the second consecutive season, and the other is Global doing a double of … Continue reading

Global Dominates Navy; Izzo Now Topscorer via @soccercentralPH

by Jady Salonga on May 26, 2011 The Global Smartmatic FC and Navy FC played their postponed May 15 match last May 25 at the University of Makati Football Stadium, ending in an 8-nil result. Despite missing the presence of team manager Dan Palami, Coach Frank Muescan, and players William Guerridon, Kim Relucio and Misagh … Continue reading

UFL: Global To Take Chances, Loyola-Army Rematch via @soccercentralPH

by Mikhail de Guzman on May 25, 2011 Global Smartmatic will look to catch up against Air Force Rider in the title race and Loyola will look to run past Army Fritz and Macziol in the LBC United Football League’s Wednesday showdown. Global keen to chase Air Force Global finally broken their duck of drawing … Continue reading

Global Ends Draw Streak, Defeats Kaya 1-0 via @soccercentralPH

 by Jady Salonga on May 23, 2011 The Global Smartmatic FC finally ended their draw-games streak as they have trounced Kaya Cignal FC in the main event of the LBC United Football League’s Super Sunday last May 22 at the University of Makati Football Stadium. Conditions during the match were drizzly, and the field is … Continue reading

Smart National: Technica(Global) Trounces Air Force via @soccercentralPH

by Jady Salonga on May 21, 2011 Providing a teaser for their May 29 match-up for the LBC United Football League, Technica FC defeated Air Force Rider in the Smart National Club Championship NCR Qualifiers last May 20 at the University of Makati Football Stadium. Three goals came from forward Izzo El-Habbib. His first two … Continue reading

Air Force faces Kaya; Global-Army duel up via @UFLphilippines

Leader Air Force Rider faces Kaya Cignal in a critical United Football League clash Sunday at the University of Makati pitch. The Airmen are targeting maximum points in the 2 p.m. duel that would put them closer to clinching the crown for the second straight year of the league backed by LBC Hari ng Padala. With 23 points – seven … Continue reading

Global and Archers Settled For 0-0 Draw via @soccercentralPH

by Mikhail de Guzman on May 12, 2011 Green Archers Orient Freight is now the latest team to frustrate the mighty Global Smartmatic as they were held in a 0-0 draw in yesterday’s UFL fixture. Global, despite starting the match strong, were unable to break through Martin Villaflor’s goal. Izzo El-Habbib almost put Global in … Continue reading

Global Smartmatic resumes bid vs Green Archers Orient Freight via @UFLphilippines

Global Smartmatic looks to rev up its title aspirations as it battles Green Archers Orient Freight Wednesday night in the United Football League at the University of Makati pitch. Its match against Navy postponed because of the heavy downpour that rendered UMak unplayable, Global resumes its campaign at 630 pm against the struggling Green Archers. With 15 points, Global is … Continue reading

Global Smartmatic pressured to beat Navy via

Chasing for the title at this time of the season is a big pressure for Dan Palami’s squad. Global Smartmatic need nothing but victory in their weekend match against Navy FC. The game sees Global, eight points behind Air Force with 2 games in hand, able to close the gap at the top of the … Continue reading


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