Monday, June 27, 2011

Rehabilitation of Marikina Sports Park's Football Field

Marikina Sports Park is being eyed as a potential home of the Azkals. It is estimated that around PHP 4 million is needed for the football field’s rehabilitation. If this will push through, Marikina Sports Park will for sure be more strict with the use of the football field. Marikina Mayor Del de Guzman and Congressman Miro Quimbo are seeking assistance from CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan for the facility’s rehabilitation. Marikina officials are being encouraged to bid for the Smart National Football Championships. So those who are enrolled in online universities might as well find time playing football for a club to get some exposure to football scouts.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Ben Cousins’ Off-field Plays

A former Australian Rules football player, Ben Cousins, is known to be one of the top 50 players of all time. With non-stop plays with West Coast in the Australian Football League, he has been awarded as the most valuable player, garnered a Brownlow medal and a premiership medallion.

Being a champion, like many celebrities, he wasn’t able to shun from temptations. His career was tainted with his involvement in drugs, traffic violations resulting in criminal degree, and other off-field occurrences. There was even a time he went into a los angeles detox rehab but failed to attend the treatment. After he was cleared in 2009, he decided to retired by 2010.

Monday, June 20, 2011

The Filipina Soccer Player

Friday Camaclang, the first Filipina to play in the women’s soccer league in England has been around the sphere since 1995. She first became a varsity in Collegio de San Agustin where she was trained. She kicked her way in different international competitions then became a regular in the Asian and South East Asian Games. Camaclang joined the Philippine national team in the run for the 12th Asian Women’s Football Championship. Before she signed with Brighton and Hove Albion women’s football club, she studied first in the Los Angeles Valley College.

Aside from being an MVP in her field, she also works as a certified performance coach, teaching running techniques and other stuff. Dancing in music zumba, yoga and flexation, are the group’s specializations aiming to lead other people to a physically active lifestyle.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Denmark Tournament

This June 11, eight teams compete to win the finals of UEFA European under -21 championship which will be held on the 25th. Listed are Belarus, Denmark, Iceland, Czech, England, Ukraine, Spain and Switzerland. This year’s tournament will be composed of different young stars from known to up and coming superstars.

Players from Germany already gained popularity. Manuel Neuer and Mesut Ozil are now one of the known football stars. In their success in Sweden, they are now playing in Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. Being big stars, they check in different fancy hotels with bearings and surrounded by securities.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Fitness First Before Conditioning

Football players are required to have their annual physical exam. Like employees, their bosses need to know if their bodies are fit to play the hardest of games. They are assessed from head to foot-inside out. To make sure their intestines are still in good state, they where even driven to check

After they pass a series of tests, then they can continue on the training. For those players found out to have weak spots, the doctors’ advice would be to rest and regain their stamina so they can resume on their training drills as preparation for the big game.