The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) has announced that the upcoming friendly game of the Azkals games at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium (RMFS) will be held in the evening.
“The PFF would like to advise that the kick-off time of the friendly match between the Philippines and Bahrain, scheduled on Friday has been moved from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.,” said PFF General Secretary Edwin Gastanes in a statement.
The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), the agency that handles the management of the stadium had installed new floodlights for evening games.
“PSC expedited the works and processes to have the floodlights functional for the October 7 friendly match between the Philippines and Bahrain,” Gastanes said.
Besides the game against Bahrain, the Philippines is also scheduled to play another exhibition match against North Korea on October 10 at the same venue.
JAELLE NEVIN REYES