Left to right: Salenga, Talaroc, Minegishi, Badelic, Kanayama, and Michael James Jonsson. Image copyright Bob Guerrero.
Global Football Club has long been an outfit that supplied quality players for the national team. On Tuesday Global hosted a gala dinner in Makati Shangri-la for its sponsors and the media to unveil their squad for the 2015 UFL season.
Among the team were plenty of new Filipino players who Azkal fans could be seeing in international action for either the senior team or the U22/23 side that will attempt to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games and play in the SEA Games as well.
Let’s meet a few of them who could make an impact this year.
Otomo. Image copyright Bob Guerrero.
Satoshi Otomo is the most senior of the new Global players at 33. Otomo’s mother is from Zamboanga and his father is Japanese. He has one Azkals cap already.
Otomo has played in the J-League, Japan’s top flight, and has also extensive experience in Indonesia, Myanmar, and Thailand.
“His attitude to training is very good,” says Global boss Leigh Manson.
Otomo usually plays in the wing but in the recently concludedRead More »from Could Global FC's new signings break into the Azkals?