by Jonas Terrado
Games Today (Binan Football Stadium, Laguna)
3:30 p.m. – Stallion vs Global
(Rizal Memorial Stadium)
4 p.m. — Kaya vs Air Force
7 p.m. — Ceres vs Mendiola
Defending two-time champion Ceres-Negros resumes its domestic campaign after a disappointing AFC Cup exit when it takes on Mendiola in the Philippines Football League at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.
The Busmen seek to their third straight victory in the 7 p.m. match against the PFL newcomers, three days after being eliminated by Vietnam’s Hanoi FC in the ASEAN Zonal semifinals.
Ceres fell 3-2 on aggregate after losing 2-1 in the second leg held at Hang Day Stadium in Hanoi.
Kaya-Iloilo aims to extend its lead in the table when it meets Air Force at the same venue at 4 p.m.
Last year’s Copa Paulino Alcantara winner is on top with 12 points, two off Green Archers United, four clear of Stallion-Laguna and five above Ceres.