Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

Football

Chooks-to-Go backs Azkals’ World Cup Qualifiers campaign


Chooks-to-Go will be supporting the Philippine Azkals in their campaign in the joint 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers set taking place from June 3-15, 2021 at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre in China.

It’s a reunion between the country’s top rotisserie chain and the national team. Chooks-to-Go, through its president Ronald Mascariñas, previously supported the team from 2016-18.

Moreover, Mascariñas and Azkals team manager Dan Palami have also worked together in 2016 when Chooks-to-Go supported the University of the Philippines Men’s Basketball Team in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines.

“Chooks-to-Go has been a staunch supporter of the Azkals since 2016. I’ve also experienced first-hand how generous of a sponsor Sir Ronald is. When the UP Men’s Basketball team was backed by the countries number one rotisserie, he took very good care of the team,” said Palami.

“We are hoping that me and Sir Ronald rekindle the magic we had a few years ago, as it always leads to something positive,” he continued.

“It’s really an honor to have them back. Mayroon talagang puso para sa ‘Pinas ang Chooks-to-Go. We are proud to be a Manok ng Bayan.”

For Mascariñas, he is hoping that the Azkals rise above the challenges it has faced heading to the Qualifiers.

“We have heard about the challenges that have been stacked in front of the Azkals. But knowing the Philippine Football Federation, Dan, and Scott (Cooper), they know how to handle these things,” said Mascariñas.

“We want the Azkals to fully focus on the task at hand.”

The Philippines currently sits in third place in Group A of the joint Qualifiers with seven points on the table.

#ReadMore  Yorme Isko on Manila Chooks: 'You're bringing honor to us'

Syria is in pole position with 15 points, then China with seven. Maldives is in fourth place while Guam remains pointless.

The Azkals are currently in Doha for a training camp and will head to China on the 31st.

The Philippines takes on Guam on June 3, China on June 9, and Maldives on June 15.

The top two teams in the pool will advance to the third round of the World Cup Qualifiers and the Asian Cup proper. The third and fourth placed squads will head to the Asian Cup qualifying third round. Meanwhile, the last placed team will place in the Asian Cup qualifying play-off round.

Written By


You May Also Like

Football

The Philippine Azkals’ hopes of making it to the 2023 AFC Asian Cup are all but gone after a 4-0 loss at the hands...

Football

If there is one person who would love the chance to lead the Philippine Azkals in the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, then it would...

Football

Gerrit Holtmann demonstrated why he was as good as advertised for the Philippine Azkals. The 27-year-old Filipino-German unleashed a fantastic strike at the 90+3...

Football

Gerrit Holtmann had a Philippine Azkals debut to remember. The German Bundesliga standout struck late to propel the Philippine Azkals towards a 1-0 victory...

Football

Gerrit Holtmann is finally going to suit up for the Philippine Azkals and he himself is raring to go to help the country qualify...

Football

Coach Thomas Dooley sounded like a satisfied man after his first game back in charge of the Philippine Azkals. The Azkals still managed to...

Football

The Philippine Azkals drew 0-0 against Yemen in their Group B clash in the third qualification round of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, Wednesday...

Football

Twenty-three players will hold the hopes of the country as coach Thomas Dooley picked his side to compete in the last phase of the...

Advertisement