MANILA -- Preparations for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games are "on track", an official of the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) said Thursday night.
The Philippines ended up with the wooden spoon in Group A of the AFF U22 Youth Championship in Phnom Penh, Cambodia after being shut out by East Timor by a lone goal in their final match.
The Philippines' were dealt an opening day heartbreak by a familiar foe to open their campaign at the AFF U22 Championship in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Sunday afternoon.
The Philippine Football Federation begins its preparations for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games with their stint at the AFF U-22 Championship in Cambodia that will kick off on Sunday, February 17.
After a successful campaign in Sri Lanka, Matthew Anton Garcia is scheduled to compete in Vanuatu and Indonesia this month.
The Philippines has been assured of another bronze medal after Olympian Rogen Ladon reached the semifinal round of the men's flyweight (52kg) category in the 18th Asian Games boxing competition here on Tuesday night.
The Philippines is already assured of another bronze medal in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta-Palembang, Indonesia as Filipinas Margarita Ochoa and Jenna Kaila Napolis faces each other.
Some 80 sports leaders from 10 countries of the Southeast Asian region arrived yesterday for the first meeting of the SEA Games Federation with host Philippines today and tomorrow at the Bonifacio Global City.