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Seize the day in style with the all-new Suzuki Ertiga

STAYING true to its promise of offering only the best-value vehicles, pioneer compact cardistributor Suzuki Philippines (SPH) starts the year strongwith the launch of the new and improved version of its well-loved MPV, the all-new Suzuki Ertiga. The new version of SPH’s best-selling vehicle features a stronger yet more elegant and compact look and packs […] The post Seize the day in style with the all-new Suzuki Ertiga appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJan 27th, 2019Related News

Former Azkal to join Malaysia Super League

National mainstay Patrick Reichelt, the Azkals’ top scorer in the 2018 Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup, has signed up with Malaysian club Melaka United to strut his wares in the Malaysia Super League......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 22nd, 2019Related News

Joshua Pacio, new ONE strawweight champ Yosuke Saruta open to rematch

JAKARTA, Indonesia--Last Saturday night won't be the last time Joshua Pacio and Yosuke Saruta would be slugging it out inside the ONE Championship cage. With their world title fight too close to call, it's almost inevitable that the two would be pitted against each other soon in a rematch. "If ONE tells me to do the rematch then, bring it on," said the newly-minted strawweight champion Saruta through an interpreter. "I never say no to a match. I'll fight anyone at any time." Saruta, who was just a replacement fighter for his injured compatriot Hayato Suzuki, took the belt after earning a split-decision win. The 23-year-old Pacio, who yielded the crown in just his first title defen...Keep on reading: Joshua Pacio, new ONE strawweight champ Yosuke Saruta open to rematch.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 20th, 2019Related News

ONE Championship: Joshua Pacio sacrifices the holidays to train for first world title defense in January

Joshua "The Passion" Pacio took no time-off during the holidays as he continues to grind at the gym in preparation for the first defense of his ONE Strawweight World Championship against Yosuke Saruta.   The 22-year-old phenom from Baguio City is slated to battle the veteran Japanese mixed martial artist in the main event of ONE: ETERNAL GLORY, which takes place at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on 19 January.   Pacio's commitment to his craft is unparalleled as he had to give up spending the Christmas season with his family to fully focus on his training.   "It’s the sacrifice that I have to do because it’s my first title defense," he said. "On Christmas Eve, I spent it with my family, but the day after, I was back in training."   Pacio was originally scheduled to lock horns with Hayato Suzuki at ONE: ETERNAL GLORY, but the latter was forced to withdraw from the bout due to an injury.   Saruta was eventually tapped to replace Suzuki in the main event with the task to duke it out with Pacio for the prestigious world title.   A sudden replacement of opponent could disrupt the course of an athlete's training, but Pacio merely shrugged it off, citing that a mixed martial artist should have the ability to adjust.   "As a martial artist, you need to adapt. It has already happened to me in the past, and I was able to adapt through it," he explained. "The game plan will be changed, but that’s okay. It’s better now because there are still weeks to prepare."   With 20 days to go before he clashes with Saruta inside the ONE Championship cage, Pacio cited that he is exactly where he needs to be in training.   "The training is going fine. Now it’s all about peaking at the right time in training," he shared. “Regardless of my opponent, I will do my best to defend my title successfully.”.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 2nd, 2019Related News

ONE Championship: Joshua Pacio gets new challenger at ONE: Eternal Glory

Filipino mixed martial arts star Joshua "The Passion" Pacio gets a new challenger for his ONE Strawweight World Championship when ONE kicks 2019 off in Jakarta on January 19th.  Originally scheduled to face Japanese grappler Hayato Suzuki for the title, Pacio now meets another Japanese submission ace in veteran Yosuke Saruta, as per the official ONE Championship website.  Saruta will be filling in for Suzuki, who sustained an injury.  The 31-year old, who steps in a a month's notice, proved his worth in his ONE Championship debut earlier this month, dominating former champion Alex Silva en route to a unanimous decision win.  In just his second bout under the ONE banner, Saruta has the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of compatriot and former ONE Strawweight World Champion Yoshitaka "Nobita" Naito and try to bring the title back to Japan.  Pacio on the other hand, will look to successfully defend his title for the first time and start 2019 on a strong note.  ONE: Eternal Glory happens at the Istora Senayan on January 19th. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 19th, 2018Related News

Joshua Pacio-Hayato Suzuki rematch ‘a 50-50 bout,’ says Filipino veteran Rene Catalan

Veteran Filipino fighter Rene Catalan thinks the ONE strawweight world title is up for grabs when his compatriot Joshua Pacio defends his crown for the first time in a rematch with Japanese challenger Hayato Suzuki next month. Pacio and Suzuki will headline the ONE: Eternal Glory event at Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 19. "This is a 50-50 bout. As long as Pacio can keep the match off the ground, he has a big chance to win. We all know Suzuki is experienced on the mat, and he already beat Pacio by doing just that in their first bout," Catalan said. Suzuki got the better of Pacio in their first bout, submitting the Team Lakay standout with a rear-naked choke in the f...Keep on reading: Joshua Pacio-Hayato Suzuki rematch ‘a 50-50 bout,’ says Filipino veteran Rene Catalan.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 17th, 2018Related News

Joshua Pacio to defend ONE world title against Hayato Suzuki

MANILA, Philippines – Reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua “The Passion” Pacio of the Philippines is ready to defend his title against Hayato Suzuki of Japan in a highly-anticipated rematch on January 19 in the ONE: Eternal Glory that will be held at Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Pacio – who hails from ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Pacio to defend ONE strawweight world title against Suzuki

Pacio to defend ONE strawweight world title against Suzuki.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Philippine Azkals’ showing at Suzuki Cup to build on

THE Philippine men’s national football team’s campaign at the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup ended on Dec. 6 after the Azkals bowed to Vietnam in the second leg of their semifinals, 2-1, and dropped, 4-2, on aggregate......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsDec 9th, 2018Related News

Pacio to defend ONE strawweight belt in rematch vs Suzuki | Inquirer Sports

Filipino Joshua Pacio is set to defend his ONE strawweight title for the first time in a rematch against Hayato Suzuki of Japan in the main event of ONE: Eternal Glory next month at Istora Senayan in.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsDec 9th, 2018Related News

Azkals eye Asian Cup

The Philippine Azkals have little time to lick their wounds after squandering what’s largely considered their best chance to break new ground and grab a finals berth in the Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup as they’re slated to make their historic debut on the bigger stage – the AFC Asian Cup – in a month’s time......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2018Related News

Azkals fans still looking up despite loss to Vietnam in Suzuki Cup

The faithful fans of the Philippine Men’s National Football team still believe in the country’s bright future in football despite a 2-1 loss in the second leg of the Azkals’ 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup semi-finals bout with Vietnam. The Azkals needed at least a 2-0 to win via aggregate but exerting to goal. Vietnam likewise […] The post Azkals fans still looking up despite loss to Vietnam in Suzuki Cup appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopDec 7th, 2018Related News

No more miracles: Vietnam ousts Philippine Azkals | Inquirer Sports

HANOI - There was no repeat of the Miracle in Hanoi. A courageous performance wasnt enough for the Philippines on a cold Thursday night as the Azkals saw their 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup run come to an end a.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2018Related News

Azkals bow out of 2018 Suzuki Cup semis

    MANILA, Philippines – No "Miracle in Hanoi" this time.  The Philippine Azkals failed to advance to the 2018 ASEAN Football Federation Suzuki Cup title round after falling to Vietnam, 1-2, in the second leg of the semifinals on Thursday, December 6, at the My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam.  The Vietnamese, who ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2018Related News

PHL Azkals shoot for ‘Miracle in Hanoi’ anew

BACK in 2010, the Philippine men’s national football team willed itself to national and international consciousness with an upset 2-0 win over then defending AFF Suzuki Cup champion Vietnam to barge into the semifinals in what is now known as the “Miracle in Hanoi.”.....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceDec 5th, 2018Related News

2018 Suzuki Cup: Azkals look to recreate Miracle in Hanoi as as they fight for survival vs. Vietnam

The Philippine Men's National Football team will need another Miracle in Hanoi when they take on Vietnam in the second leg of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup Semifinals, Thursday evening at the My Dinh National Stadium. The Azkals will be heading into Thursday's match down 2-1 on aggregate, and will need the performance of a lifetime if they wish to finally slip into the tournament's finale.  Vietnam got off to an early start in the first leg of the semifinals, with Nguyen Anh Duc hitting early.  Patrick Reichelt managed to even things up before halftime, but Vietnam went ahead once more, early in the second half thanks to Phan Van Duc, and never looked back.  With their Suzuki Cup lives at stake, the Philippines will hope to recreate some magic from years past. December 5, 2010, eight years and a day prior to Thursday's crucial matchup, a relatively unheralded Azkals side, led by a young Phil Younghusband and veteran Chris Greatwich, authored what would come to be known as "The Miracle in Hanoi".  Younghusband and Greatwich both scored to help lead the Azkals - who failed to qualify for the tournament's previous staging - to a 2-0 victory over then-defending champions Vietnam in the 2010 Suzuki Cup group stage. The win would help propel the Philippines to that year's semifinals. While it would be the Azkals' only win during that tournament, it was a landmark moment in Philippine football history, as it effectively jumpstarted the sport's popularity in the country.  Eight years and a day later, team captain Younghusband and Assistant Coach Greatwich, as well as the rest of the Philippine Azkals look to score another landmark win for Philippine football.  Kick-off time is at 8:30 PM, Manila time. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 5th, 2018Related News

Azkals gird for ‘Miracle in Hanoi’

Patrick Reichelt, who delivered the Philippines’ first-ever goal in the Asean Footbal Federation Suzuki Cup semis, rued how the Azkals’ attitude problem hastened their fall in a 1-2 setback to Vietnam in the first leg Sunday at Panaad Stadium in Bacolod......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 4th, 2018Related News

gulftoday.ae | Vietnam edge past Philippines at Suzuki Cup semi-final

Bacolod: Vietnam put themselves in a strong position to reach their first AFF Suzuki Cup final in a decade with a 2-1 away win in the first leg of their semi-final against the Philippines on Sunday. N.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 3rd, 2018Related News

Azkals bow to Vietnam in Suzuki Cup semis

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals failed to capitalize on a home pitch advantage as they fell to Vietnam, 1-2, in the 2018 ASEAN Football Federation Suzuki Cup semifinals on Sunday, December 2, at the Pana-ad Park and Stadium in Bacolod.  Vietnam leads the home-and-away semifinals series and the Philippines ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 2nd, 2018Related News

Suzuki Cup: Azkals fall to Vietnam in first leg of semis

The Philippine Men's Football National Team absorbed their first loss in the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup, falling to Vietnam in the first leg of the semifinals, Sunday evening at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod.  The top-seeded team in Group A, Vietnam came out strong and took an early lead courtesy of Nguyen Anh Duc in the 12th minute.  Reichelt came up big once again for the Azkals as he hit the equalizer just before heading into the halftime break.  It wouldn't take long for Vietnam to regain the lead, as Phan Van Duc put the visitors back in the drivers' seat in the 48th minute.  More chances came the way of both sides but at the end of 90 minutes, the score stood, giving Vietnam a crucial win on the road.  Down a goal on aggregate, the Azkals now head to Hanoi for the second leg of the semis, which happens on December 6th.  It' do-or-die for the Azkals as they try to avoid another semifinals exit. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 2nd, 2018Related News