Rain and Shine, Azkals fans stayed to watch w/ video



by: powsalud|powcast.net

It was amazing to watch our very own soccer team live at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila. With a remarkable victory against Sri Lanka they now move on to the next level for the 2014 Brazil FIFA qualifier. The next match will be a tough one  in Kuwait.

The Azkals game was one for the history books for us Filipinos. It was a very impressive win for our Philippine soccer team but what's really incredible is to see thousands of fans screaming and cheering even under heavy rain. It was my first time watching the Azkals live and just as I anticipated many fans showed up including me of course.




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What's funny is, just when the game is about to start, after having called the players  of each team for the line-up, the rain started to fall, the more the applause the more heavier the rain poured, but nobody seemed to care at all! Kids, women, men, boys, old and young fans stood  up and watched the game while bathing in the rain. It was an ultimately fun experience. This event will never happen in a basketball game or a boxing match.


The Azkals did not disappoint the fans showing impressive ball control and dominating the Sri Lankan's with a 4 - 0 score. The match was very thrilling and every goal seemed  to  electrify everyone in the stadium. As the crowd chanted "Pilipinas!" and as everyone cheers louder and louder, our players seem to push more and more to further impress the crowd. And even if the Azkals are mostly half breed well hence the name Azkals. A sense of patriotism and unity sprung in the air and during this moment in time everyone seem to agree on one thing, that we can and we are proud to be Filipinos .  

Filipinos are a big sports fan specifically basketball and boxing and while we still need improvement in soccer, the win of the Azkals put them in a very good position to once and for all ignite the interest of more Filipinos of the most popular sports in the world, soccer football. 

The Azkals will meet  Kuwait in another home-and-away match on July 23 and 28 for the next stage in the FIFA Brazil 2014 Asian qualifiers.



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