Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Phil Younghusband Injured - Azkals lost Football Game over Mongolia

Phil Younghusband extended his gratitude to all Filipino people who supported the Azkal team towards their journey. He said in his latest tweet via his official Twitter page that he is very thankful and proud the represent Filipinos in international football area.

Although they didn't make it, they are still qualified for their next match versus Myanmar. Their score against Mongolia was 2-1 while last time, they had 0-2, in total - they got 2-3, in favor of Mongolia.

Earlier reports said that Phil Younghusband was injured (a hamstring strain) causing him to be replaced at the 65th minute by Yanti Bersales, his co-Azkal football player. According to sportsinjuryclinic, hamstring strain is a tear in one or more of the hamstring group of muscles. Its effect depends on severity, Phil might have minimal swelling, pain in flexing the knee and discomfort in walking. If greatly affected, he may experience severe pain particularly in knee, noticeable swelling and difficulty in walking that he may need crutches. Phil needs to rest and observe medical treatments to be back on the game.

Phil also tweeted in his Twitter account @PhilYHusband,
Guys, really sorry about the loss. Glad we qualified though. Worried I will miss the games in Myanmar :(

Azkals football team will fight against Myanmar on March 21 as part of the qualifying stage for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) 2012 Challenge Cup.

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