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Mike T. Limpag

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  • Pass the Peace Cup between fans, PFF?

     Pass the Peace Cup between fans, PFF? (This is my Fair Play column for Sun.Star Cebu's Sept. 8 issue)WHEN I first saw the cast of teams in the Peace Cup, I knew defending the crown would be one difficult task. Myanmar, Palestine and Chinese Taipei were all invited, a vast improvement from last year’s cast which seemed pre-selected to assure the Philippines keep the crown.This year, the organizers...

  • Pass the Peace Cup between fans, PFF?

    Pass the Peace Cup between fans, PFF?(This is my Fair Play column for Sun.Star Cebu's Sept. 8 issue)WHEN I first saw the cast of teams in the Peace Cup, I knew defending the crown would be one difficult task. Myanmar, Palestine and Chinese Taipei were all invited, a vast improvement from last year’s cast which seemed pre-selected to assure the Philippines keep the crown.This year, the organizers wanted a real test fo...

  • Fair Play: Will Coach Weiss' accept extension?

    COACH Michael Weiss’s two-year contract will end on Jan. 16 and while he’s been talking about the 2015 Asian Cup, the German coach who won the country’s first trophy and steered the Philippines to third place in the AFC Challenge Cup got a six-month extension. Six months. Predictably, he wasn’t too keen on the deal, and Cedelf Tupas of the Philippine Inquirer reported that he was asking ...

  • Is Coach Weiss on the way out?

    THERE are really those who don't like the way Coach Michael Weiss handles the team, and I thought, it was just part of the usual criticisms that goes along with the job of a national head coach. Or the rantings of those who used to be part of the national team. But when I read Philippine Football Federation president Nonong Araneta's rather strong words--albeit one that even surprised Nonong when it came out in spin...

  • Fair Play: 2012 was the best year yet for PH football

    THOUGH it ended with yet another semifinal exit in the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup, 2012 was the best year for Philippine football. And not just for the men’s team. We reached our second semifinal and got our first major trophy during the AFC Challenge Cup, we won the Peace Cup trophy, our first title in 99 years, and we reached another semifinal in the Suzuki Cup. Based on Fifa.com record...

  • Fair Play: A great finale to a great UFL Cup

    IF you missed the UFL Cup finals last Monday, you sure did miss one great game.  There was drama, excitement, and of course, great goals and great plays.You couldn't ask for a better ending for the UFL Cup.When it comes to club football, like most fans, writers have their favorites.  And I've always been fond of Global, ever since I've heard of this club. But man, you'd have to admire the Stallion for...

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