Gerrit Holtmann finally set for Azkals debut
With only three months left before the Philippine Azkals’ 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualification – Third Round campaign in Mongolia, preparations are in full swing to seal a ticket anew to the biggest stage in Asian football.
One of the players whom Filipino football fans want to wear the national team colors is Gerrit Holtmann, who has made 25 appearances so far for VFL Bochum in the Bundesliga and DFB Pokal scoring four goals and providing six assists.
Bundesliga player Gerrit Holtmann makes Azkals debut in Tri-Nations series
GERRIT Holtmann is set to make his Azkals debut, as Neil Etheridge is slated to return for the senior national team to the FAS Tri-Nations Series to be held from March 23 to 29 at the National Stadium in Singapore.
VfL trio tested positive
VfL Bochum 1848 has recorded further Covid19 cases. In the past few days, Gerrit Holtmann, Vasileios Lampropoulos and Tom Weilandt have tested positive and have been in domestic isolation ever since. The players are doing well given the circumstances and are expected to return to team training towards the end of the week if they are symptom-free. At first there were unclear test results for most, as well as for two other members of the staff, which later turned out to be positive. We wish everyone a continued mild course and a speedy recovery.