Indeed, football has gone a long way to the Philippine sport scene and becoming one of the nation's favorite sport!
Congratulations to the Philippine Azkals as this win brought several FIRST to the country. Thus, making history.
First off, it was the Philippines' first-ever victory in World Cup qualifying matches. It's also the first time the country scored more than one goal in a WC qualifying match. Finally and most importantly, it's the first time the Philippines will advance to the second round of the WC qualifiers.
|Azkals coach Weiss hugs Chieffy Caligdong after making the first goal at the 19th mark|
Photo and excerpts from yahoo.com