Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times
Photo from the-AFC.com

AFC Cup

Bedic, Giganto seal late Kaya-Iloilo victory over Shan to open AFC Cup campaign


There are times when it is not how a team starts, but how it finishes.

Kaya Iloilo opened its 2020 AFC Cup journey with a 2-0 victory over Myanmar National League side’s Shan United away at the Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon.

The result gives Kaya a headstart in Group H with three points, with the other teams — Tampines Rovers and PSM Makassar — set to play later in the evening.

After a goalless first half, the Filipino side put on a late show to seize all three points.

A foul on Arnel Amita awarded Kaya a penalty, which Jovin Bedic converted in the 74th minute. Amita then played another key role, providing an assist to his fellow Far Eastern University alumnus Eric Giganto, who then nailed the win five minutes from time.

Up next for Kaya in Group H is a home game against Singaporean club Tampines Rovers of Singapore on February 26, 2020, 7:00 PM.


Shan United XI: Thiha Sithu (GK, C), Nyein Chan, David Htan, Hein Thiha Zaw, Nanda Kyaw, Djedje Maximin Djawa, Zwe Thet Paing, Tagoe Daniel Nii Armah, Htet Phyoe Wai, Yan Naing Oo, Yakubu Abubakar.

Kaya XI: Omura, Bedic ©, Angeles, Panhay, Casambre, Mitchell, Daizo, Rota, Casas (GK), Felongco, Uesato.

#ReadMore  Eddie Alvarez says experience over Folayang will lead him to victory
Written By

Lorenzo's a frustrated author who knows a thing or two about Football and Basketball. Went all green from Ortigas to Taft. Supports Liverpool FC, FC Bayern Munich and the Alaska Aces


You May Also Like

Football

United City added another trophy to its collection as they prevailed 3-2 over Kaya-Iloilo to win the 2022 Copa Paulino Alcantara, Sunday night at...

Football

Daizo Horikoshi proved to be the match winner yet again as his goal allowed Kaya-Iloilo to prevail 1-0 over Stallion Laguna in the semifinals...

Football

Behind Daizo Horikoshi’s two goals, Kaya-Iloilo was able to clinch first place in the 2022 Copa Paulina Alcantara elimination round with a resounding 3-0...

2021 SEA Games

The Philippine Azkals’ Under-23 team had a dream start to their 31st Southeast Asian Games campaign after a 4-0 rout over Timor Leste in...

Football

Kaya-Iloilo managed to hold on against Stallion Laguna’s retaliation with a 3-2 victory in the 2022 Copa Paulino Alcantara, Monday night at the PFF...

Football

Defending Copa Paulino Alcantara champions Kaya-Iloilo sealed its third win with a 4-0 humbling of the Azkals Development Team, Wednesday evening at the PFF...

Football

Defending champion Kaya-Iloilo returned to winning ways in the 2022 Copa Paulino Alcantara with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Mendiola 1991, Monday evening, at...

Football

Two of this year’s title favorites played out one of the best matches yet this season. Defending titlists Kaya-Iloilo and current Filipino champions United...

Advertisement