Beskæftiger UH sig ikke meget med, men nogen gør jo.
Seneste landskamp gik fint, 4-1 mod Indonesien, ifølge presse rapporter.
While Patrick Reichelt, Phil Younghusband, and Simone Rota scored the goals, the 34-year-old Filipino-Danish stalwart shone for the Azkals by pulling the strings from midfield along with Manny Ott. His facilitating manifested in a pinpoint pass that resulted in Younghusband’s header just before halftime. “I like to assist on goals, but I’m also one of the players who should keep the flow of the game and try to find possibilities to attack,” he said. But Lucena, who has scored only once in his more than three years with the national team, has also noticeably become more active on offense, filling the passing lanes and being a threat. Lucena is right where he wants to be, thanks to his growing familiarity with coach Thomas Dooley and vice versa.
Om Azkals træner Thomas Dooley.
Filippinerne er ikke nogen stor fodbold nation. Ikke desto mindre har landet og så fostrert ihvert fald en all-time Baca spiller, Paulino Alcántara. der først blev slået af pinden af Messi i år. Som Lucena spillede han også på det filippinske landshold og i øvrigt også i klub.