Former ASEAN Zone champions Ceres-Negros hardly broke a sweat as they easily advance to the knockout stage of the AFC Cup with one match to spare.
Ceres Negros moved closer to the knockout stage of the AFC Cup after coming back from two goals down to snatch a 3-2 win away at Persija Jakarta Tuesday afternoon in the Indonesian capital (evening Manila time).
Ceres-Negros opened their AFC Cup campaign on a bright note, but not before surviving a late scare by Myanmar's Shan United in a 3-2 squeaker at Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City.
BACOLOD CITY -- Ceres-Negros of the Philippines will resume its quest for the AFC Cup title on February 26 after bowing out of the Preliminary Stage 1 qualifiers of the AFC Champions League 2019 here Tuesday night.
Ceres Negros FC's amazing run in the 2017 AFC Cup came to an end last night after drawing 1-1 (1-5 in aggregate) against FC Istikol of Tajiskitan in the second leg of their inter zone semifinals at the Pana-ad Stadium in Bacolod City.
Manny Ott was showered a lot of kisses by his girlfriend, Gia Jamias.
Bacolod-based Ceres Negros FC ended their AFC Cup campaign with several minutes of celebratory fireworks.
Martin Steuble scored a precious away-goal as Ceres Negros FC lost a fighting 2-1 game against Home United in the first leg of the AFC Cup Asean Zonal Finals at Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore.