The well-coveted trophy of the highly-anticipated football tournament in Southeast Asia – AFF Suzuki Cup made its stop in the Philippines on November 17 in Market! Market! at the city of Taguig. The AFF Suzuki Cup Trophy Tour in the Philippines is the finale of the 6-country visit hosted by the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) in coordination with the Philippine Football Federation (PFF). The 6 countries visited by the Trophy Tour are the top ones among the participants of the AFF Suzuki Cup. The event also served as a send-off activity to the Philippine Azkals who is the country’s representative to the said competition. Being positioned as the top ASEAN Football Team at the FIFA World Ranking, members of Team Azkals are heading on to a confident start this month at the Group A competition wherein they’ll be seen playing with Laos, Indonesia and host country – Vietnam.
Fans were treated with exciting activities from the tournament’s title sponsor – Suzuki, wherein the brand showcased its latest automobile and motorcycle line-up through booth displays. Freebies were given away to lucky visitors which include a limited-edition AFF Suzuki Cup mini-football that they can have signed by the Team Azkals during the Meet and Greet activity. The Azkals also visited the booths to the delight of the fans wherein they were joined by Suzuki Philippines’ Executive – General Manager for Automobile Division Mr. Shuzo Hoshikura.