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LIVE BLOG: Pilipinas Aguilas vs Korea Tigers Coverage, Results


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Live blog of  Pilipinas Aguilas vs Korea Tigers international friendly match dubbed as the Phil-Kor Cup 2015.

Pilipinas Aguilas vs Korea Tigers Coverage, Scores, Results


MANILA, Philippines – Pilipinas Aguilas sharpen talons and now ready to claw Korea Tigers!

For the third time in a year, the Pilipinas Aguilas National Tackle Football Team will once again fight for Honor, Pride and Flag against the youthful Korea Tigers today, February 28, 2015 at Emperador Stadium, McKinly Hill in Taguig City.

Local American Football League – Arena Ball Philippines (ABP) has successfully concluded its 5th Season last February 7 with the undefeated Wolves snatched the crown from fomer 4-time champions, Team Bandits. Exactly a week after the closing ceremony, the American Tackle Football Association headed by Chairman Apollo Anco, ABP President Bernardo “Dodi” Palma re-assembled the National Team to test the younger Korea Tigers.

Ranked 24th by the International American Football Association (IFAF), the Pilipinas Aguilas had its first International-Sanctioned game against the World’s number 2, Team Japan in in their home turf for the IFAF Senior World Championship to be held in Stockholm Sweden, walloped the inexperienced Aguilas 86-0. 4 months after the heavy beating from the Japanese, the Aguilas hosted a friendly game against the Western Australia Raiders but got humiliated in front of the home crowd 56-7.

The Tigers have landed.

On the eve of February 26, the Korea Tigers landed at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. The Tigers, guided by Canadian Head Coach Lawrence Bowlby and comprised by youthful students from Korea University is just one of Major American Football Clubs in South Korea has a great winning and championship tradition in Korea American Football Association which inaugurated in 1962.

The Aguilas ready for take-off.

The National Team bannered by high-caliber players from 6 ABP Teams really learned a lot from its previous defeats from the hands of the more talented Japanese and Aussies has now finally adjusted and ready to make the country proud and avenge its painful losses.

Join us as we provide live and exclusive updates of the Fil-Korea Cup. Kick-off starts at exactly 1pm. - D' Waterboy, TheSummitExpress

FULL STORY: Korea Tigers hand Pilipinas Aguilas 3rd straight loss

Korea Tigers win 38-33.

Last chance for Aguilas to shut down the Tigers 1:31 remaining in the game.

Seesaw battle. Korea scored back with a Touch Down and 2 pt conversion. 38-33 Tigers. 6:21 remaining in the 4th.

Aguilas immediately fired back with a Touch Down from Emilio Lim. 33-30 Aguilas.

Korea regained the lead by a Touch down and 2 point conversion. 30-26, Tigers.

End of 3Q. Aguilas still up, 26-22.

Touch Down by Tigers #4. 26-22, Aguilas.

Aguilas started the Q3 with a Field Goal Kick. 26-16, Aguilas.

End of 1st half 23-16, Aguilas lead.

Aguilas field goal kick is good for 3 pts. 23-16 Aguilas.

Touch down Korea #20. 20-16 Tigers.

Johnny Babaran Touch Down! 20-8 Aguilas! 7:43 remaining in Q2.

Korea forced to punt. Aguilas ball on the 37 yard line. Aguilas Touch Down! 20 yard pass from QB 16 to WR 82. 14-8 Aguilas. Aguilas Touch Down! 20 yard pass from QB 16 to WR 82. 14-8 Aguilas.

Johnny Babaran for Aguilas' 1st Touch Down! Extra point good for Dj Melo. 8-7 Korea. End of 1Q.





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