Stallion Laguna ousts Air Force in PH Football
MANILA – Stallion Laguna FC oustedPhilippine Air Force FC from semifinals contention in the Philippines FootballLeague – Copa Paulino Alcantara via a 2-1 victory at the Aboitiz Pitch in Lipa,Batangas. Nathaniel Alquiros converted thego-ahead penalty kick at the 85th minute as Stallion Laguna tied Kaya FutbolClub-Iloilo on top of the three-team Group B with three points. An 18th minute conversion from JimAshley Flores was more than enough for Mendiola; it tied the Philippines U-22team at second place of the four-team Group A with three points. The Airmen bowed out of semifinalscontention; this is its second defeat following a 5-0 loss to the Ilonggos atthe start of the Cup tournament on Saturday. Three-time League championsCeres-Negros FC was on top of the group with four points on one victory and adraw./PN Stallion Laguna, however, quicklyresponded with Fitch Arboleda hitting just before the halftime break. Stallion Laguna FC, now with three points, is tied with Kaya Futbol Club-Iloilo on top of the three-team Group B in the 2019 Philippines Football League – Copa Paulino Alcantara. PHOTO FROM STALLION LAGUNA FC FACEBOOK PAGE Philippine Air Force actually drewfirst blood in the match with Alexandro Elnar hitting a long pass by MoundangKoung. In Group A action, Mendiola FC 1991kept its semifinals hopes alive following a 1-0 escape over thealready-eliminated Green Archers United FC.