Front Pages 2011

Front Pages 2011: Azkals vs Sri Lanka

Front Pages 2011: Azkals vs Sri Lanka

Front pages of Bulletin, Inquirer, and Star, July 4

July 3, 2011. The Philippine Azkals defeated the Sri Lankan football team, 4-0, in the second leg of a first round match in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila. Both teams scored one point in the first leg of the match at Colombo, Sri Lanka — bringing the aggregate score to 5-1, in favor of the Azkals.

The Azkals would advance to the second round of the tournament and face the Kuwaiti national team.

[Page One stories: Manila Bulletin | Philippine Daily Inquirer | Philippine Star]


Front Pages 2011 is Pinoy Index’s way of looking back at notable events of 2011, as presented on the front page of the three leading broadsheet newspapers in the country: the Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the Philippine Star.

Images of newspaper front pages featured in this post are retrieved from the Bulletin e-paper site at, the Inquirer e-paper site at, and the Philippine Star archives.


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