Earlier on Friday, Rick Olivares bared the list of 27 names who are to make the trip to Bacolod for the FIFA international friendly against Guam. On Saturday, the national team, under the coaching of Hans Michael Weiss, pruned that number to 23 participants, who will be on the roster for match itself.
The 23 players are the ff:
Goalkeepers: Neil Etheridge (Fulham), Eduard Sacapano (Army Fritz & Macziol), Patrick Deyto (Green Archers United)
Defenders: Robert James Gier (Ascot United / Global FC), Jason Sabio (Kaya FC), Carlos Alberto de Murga (Global FC), Roxy Dorlas (Loyola Meralco Sparks FC), Jerry Lucena (AGF), Dennis Cagara (clubless)
Midfielders: James Joseph Younghusband (Loyola Meralco Sparks FC), Misagh Bahadoran (Global FC), Angel Guirado (Global FC), Andres Crisanto Gonzales (Loyola Meralco Sparks FC), Patrick Reichelt (Global FC), Jason De Jong (clubless), Paul Mulders (ADO Den Haag), Marwin Angeles (Global FC), Lexton Moy (Kaya FC), Jeffrey Christiaens (Torhout / Global FC)
Strikers: Denis Wolf (clubless), Philip Younghusband (Loyola Meralco Sparks FC), Ian Araneta (Philippine Air Force Phoenix FC), Mario Javier Clarino (Stallion Gilligan's FC)
The four players who joined the trip, but will not play in the friendly are Roel Gener and Nestor Margarse for Army Fritz and Macziol, Aly Borromeo of Kaya FC and Emelio Caligdong of Philippine Air Force Phoenix FC.
Of the 23 players, 15 have been listed for the other two recent friendlies (Sacapano, Gier, Sabio, De Murga, Dorlas, A. Guirado, Bahadoran, Reichelt, Angeles, Moy, De Jong, Mulders, Christiaens, Wolf, and Araneta)
OJ Clarino was listed for the Malaysia friendly but not for the Indonesia friendly, while Cagara, Lucena, the Younghusbands and Etheridge missed the Malaysia friendly but played in the Indonesia friendly. On the other hand Caligdong, Manny Ott, Juani Guirado and Roland Muller will be missing this match against Guam after being involved the previous two fixtures.