Philippines beats Sri Lanka 4-0 in WCup qualifier

The Philippines thrashed Sri Lanka 4-0 in an Asian World Cup

qualifying match at Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila on Sunday.

Emelio Asada Caligdong opened the scoring 19 minutes into the

game before Phil Younghusband and Angel Guirado followed up with

successive goals to put the game beyond reach.

Younghusband completed the triumph with a successful penalty

kick.

The win takes the Philippines to the second round of the

qualifiers, a first for the Southeast Asian nation known for its

passion for basketball and boxing.