Philippines squad for second round qualifiers FIFA World Cup 2026

MANILA (9 November 2023) – The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) have announced the 26-man roster that will represent the country in the second round qualifiers of the FIFA World Cup 2026

Placed in Group F, the Philippines will take on Vietnam on 16 November and then Indonesia on 21 November at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila.

Head coach Michael Weiss said that he based his selection on player availability as well as on the players’ performance in the string of friendlies against  Nepal, Chinese Taipei, Afghanistan, and Bahrain from June to October 2023.



  1. ETHERIDGE, Neil Leonard
  2. HANSEN, Kevin Ray
  3. DEYTO, Patrick Phillip
  4. ROTA, Simone
  5. MARTINEZ DE MURGA, Carlos Alberto
  6. TABINAS, Jefferson David
  7. RONTINI, Christian
  8. CURRAN, Jesse Thomas
  9. SATO, Daisuke
  10. RUBLICO, Santiago
  11. VILLANUEVA, Dennis
  12. LYNGBO, Simen Alexander
  13. BUGAS, Pocholo
  14. PORTERIA, Jose Elmer
  15. OTT, Manuel
  16. OTT, Mike Rigoberto
  17. KEKKONEN, Oskari
  18. INGRESO, Kevin
  19. BAAS, Mikel Justin
  20. REICHELT, Patrick
  21. MARAÑON, Bienvenido
  22. MENZI, Audie
  23. ANGELES, Marwin Janver
  24. MELLIZA, Jesus Joaquin
  25. DANIELS, Kenshiro Michael
  26. SCHRÖCK, Stephan Markus

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