The reign of Singaporean coach Akbar Nawas at Philippines Football League (PFL) outfit Global-Cebu FC has come to an end, with former assistant Marjo Allado installed as interim boss.
The 42-year-old former Tampines Rovers boss had arrived last May as a technical consultant before taking the top job a month later.
His exit comes as a surprise after overseeing improvements in the ambitious side during his six months in charge, and opens the door to taking over at Warriors FC.
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Since the turn of the decade, the Philippines have made an ever-growing impact on the game at regional level, with the country's clubs carving a name for themselves for the first time in 2017 in the AFC Cup.
As the country's profile continues to grow, here are five Philippines football wishes for 2018.
1. Qualify for the Asian Cup
The Azkals stand on the verge of qualifying for their first-ever Asian Cup finals, four years after narrowly missing out on a place in 2015.
A surprise defeat in the final...
Former Real Betis and Napoli goalkeeper Toni Doblas is set to join Philippines Football League (PFL) champions Ceres-Negros for the 2018 season.
Doblas appeared to confirm the move on his Twitter account by sharing a message congratulating him on the transfer, following an earlier message where he hinted that he was on his way to the Philippines.
The Spaniard played for several seasons in La Liga, first with Betis and then with Real Zaragoza, before beginning travels which have taken him from Azerbaijan...