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Saturday, January 14, 2023

Igorot footballer Audie Menzi joins Philippine national football team AZKALS

Photo Courtesy || Kaya FC

Cordillera - Proud Igorot footballer Mr. Audie B. Menzi now a member of the Philippines national football team - Azkals. 

The 28-year-old Menzi, who hails from Kapangan and Tublay, Benguet is now the first and only Cordilleran to join Azkals. 

The 1.72 meter-tall Menzi is now part of the national team that represents the country in international football competitions. 

Before becoming a professional football player for Azkals, Menzi played under Kaya Futbol Club, a football team based in Iloilo, the highest tier of football in the Philippines. 

Kaya FC has won one UFL cup and two Copa Paulino Alcantara, and has also competed in the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup.

The Philippines national football team, also known as the Azkals, represents the Philippines in international football competitions. It is controlled by the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) and competes as a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Southeast Asian Football Federation (SEAF). 

The team made its debut in the Philippine Football League (PFL) in the late 1990s. They have been successful in the Southeast Asian Games and AFF Suzuki Cup and have been consistently ranked highly in Southeast Asia. The team's most successful period came in 2010s, they reached the semi-finals of the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup, before reaching the finals in 2012.


Sunday, June 27, 2021

Igorot from Benguet made a name in international football champion league

Photo Courtesy || Kaya FC

Cordillera - Who's waving the flag for the Philippines in the ongoing 2021 AFC Champions League is the Iloilo-based KAYA FC.

The Kaya FC delivered their first lone goal courtesy of the Igorot footballer Audi Menzi during AFC Champions League qualifiers against the tough Shanghai Port FC last week. 

The 26-year-old Menzi from Tublay, Benguet is the first Igorot to deliver a goal in an international football champions league.

The lone goal from Menzi sent Kaya team to the international group stage after defeating Shanghai Port FC. 

Photo Courtesy || Kaya FC

It's 'a dream come true' for the Kaya team to have stepped in the continent's greatest club competition.

"It's a dream to be honest. It's something that every player would love - to play at this stage," said Kaya midfielder Angeles.

"It's not just personal, but everybody. As you can see after the last game, you can feel the happiness from each player," he added.


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