The Philippine Azkals fell in a 0-3 defeat to Middle East powerhouse Kuwait National Football team in the opening leg of their second round World Cup Qualifying match.
Yousef Nasser of Kuwait scored on the 17th minute of the first half and another scores in second half from Musaed Neda of Kuwait in the 65thminute and Fahed Al-Ibrahim in the 85th minute of the match.
Kuwait’s national football team is currently ranked 102 in the FIFA World Rankings while the Azkals is ranked 159.
The two teams will face off on July 28 and this time will be held at the Rizal Memorial in Philippines. The Azkals needs to score four goals in order to qualify for the next round. If ever the Azkals can score only 3 goals another extension will be made to determine the winner.