Road to the AFF Suzuki Cup 2016 Heats Up

Official logo of AFF Suzuki Cup 2016
Official logo of AFF Suzuki Cup 2016


Manila, Philippines, August 12, 2016– With the official draw results of the Asian Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup already out, Suzuki Philippines Inc (SPH) kindles the fire to throw out its full support to the Philippine national football team, also known as Azkals, and heat up the excitement for fans with a slew of contests, promos and other activities.

The Philippines will host the Group A of the group rounds for the first time and will face off with Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia. Meanwhile, Myanmar will be the playing ground for Group B composed of Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam and whichever among Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos and Timor-Leste wins the qualifying rounds happening in October. The Group stages will be played from November 19 to 26, while the semi-finals and final rounds are set from December 3 to 17.

With Group A composed of four-peat winners Singapore and Thailand which is also the defending champion, and with the Azkals giving strong performances in the 2010, 2012 and 2014 semifinals of the biennial tournament, the competition is expected to be fiercer in this group. The Azkals, led by coach Thomas Dooley, enters the AFF Suzuki Cup 2016 as one of the favorites.

Suzuki Philippines is honored to be part of a football tournament of such magnitude, and at the same time doubly thrilled this year with Philippines as one of the hosts. As the whole country comes together to give its whole-hearted support to the Philippine men’s team, Suzuki Philippines would like to add to the home advantage of the Azkals by inviting all Filipinos to watch the games and be part of the activities to inspire the country’s pride to take home the trophy. The Group A matches will be held at the Philippine Sports Stadium in Bocaue, Bulacan and at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila.

To drum up the buzz, the AFF Suzuki Cup Trophy will be toured before the group stage matches starts.

In addition, exciting activities await Filipino football fans as the road to the AFF Suzuki Cup heats up. A set of AFF Suzuki Cup – branded Suzuki Swift car and Suzuki motorcycle will be on exhibit at the Philippine Sports Stadium, the venue of the group matches, starting on November 19. Plus, premium Suzuki items, and VIP tickets to both the Cup and the on-site activities will be up for grabs.

Suzuki Motor Corporation has been the title sponsor of the AFF Suzuki Cup since 2008 and has helped it flourish into one of the most important and most-watched football tournaments in the ASEAN region. Suzuki aims to provide football fans all over the globe with a top-class sporting event and a taste of excitement that’s part of Suzuki’s brand slogan ‘Way of Life.’

For more updates on the AFF Suzuki Cup 2016, please visit and like them on and www.facebook/SuzukiMotorcyclesPhilippines.

About Suzuki Philippines Incorporated

Suzuki Philippines, Inc (SPH) is the first and only integrated automobile and motorcycle company established in the Philippines engaged in the manufacture of motorcycles and distribution of automobiles domestically.

Suzuki aims to be the customer’s brand of choice. It has a distinguished heritage of trust and reliability, and prides itself for being a continuous innovator and trendsetter in the Philippine motorcycle and compact vehicle



Binge-watch your heart out with the new Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

Instead of just bundling up and watching those favorite series on a small screen this rainy season, series lovers can hold a viewing party with the Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro! Its larger-than-life screen, cinematic sound and long battery life guarantee hours after hours of viewing pleasure, making it perfect for entertainment junkies.

Yoga Tab 3 Pro Multitasking
Figure 1. Yoga Tab 3 Pro Multitasking


With a YogaTab 3 Pro, it’s simply hard to resist being immersed in episode after episode of either the trending shows or whatever tickles one’s fancy (never mind that it’s the kind of show no one would admit being addicted to). Don’t know what to watch? Here are five of the best TV series (available in your favorite video-on-demand services!) to binge-watch on the Yoga Tab 3 Pro.


Fan of police procedurals and zombies? iZombie is a great combination of both. The heroine is a former med student-turned-zombie, who joins a Coroner’s office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat. However, she absorbs memories from every brain she eats and must solve the murder cases with help from the medical examiner and a police detective. Her zombie powers—and the nefarious villains that hold the key to her return to normal human life—make for a morbidly funny series the audience can’t get enough of.

Transform any wall or ceiling into a brilliant, theatre-sized screen anywhere, anytime and enjoy the bigger picture with the Yoga Tab 3 Pro’s built-in 70-inch projector that has a rotatable hinge and with the ability to project images up to 70 inches.


This American crime thriller tackles the story of the notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar who became a millionaire from producing and distributing cocaine. The story also focuses on the drug kingpin’s dealings with drug lords, various opposition entities and DEA agents. It hooks viewers with fast-paced storytelling and excellent acting performances by Wagner Moura and Boyd Holbrook. This series is perfect for anyone who loves thrilling dramas like Breaking Bad or House of Cards.

With the Yoga Tab 3 Pro’s innovative design that puts a battery cylinder and kickstand on the device’s side, shifting the centre of gravity and allowing it to be used in four different modes—Hold, Tilt, Stand, and Hang Modes, there’s no easier way for users to get their chills and thrills from Narcos wherever, whenever.

Master of None

Aziz Ansari is Dev in Master of None, where he plays an actor who has to go through the pains and joys of modern adulthood in New York City. If the barkadas love Parks and Recreation, they’ll definitely love this charmingly hilarious series, with its witty dialogue, interesting characters, and immersive plotlines.

Users can join in the laughs as they hear every single moment of crystal-clear dialogue through the Yoga Tab 3 Pro’s JBL four-speaker soundbar, which makes for larger-than-life cinematic sound. With its HD resolution, the tablet delivers incredible brightness so users can have a truly enjoyable viewing experience under all angles and ambient lights.

30 Rock

While the original NBC series concluded some years ago, Tina Fey’s comedic opus 30 Rock adds new satisfaction. Go through the entire seven seasons for unstoppable hilarity as the cast bumble through their lives in New York City’s TV world.

This classic is something nobody will ever tire of, and with the Yoga Tab 3 Pro, users can watch up to 18 hours of comedy on a single charge, thanks to the multimedia tablet’s powerful 10,200mAh battery. Plus, it comes equipped with a USB on-the-go power bank that allows users to charge all other devices.

Bob’s Burgers

Brighten up or cool down with this brilliantly written animated comedy! Bob’s Burgers follows the Belcher family, who own a burger joint and some of the best lines in TV right now.

Watch all the seasons of Bob’s Burgers and more with video-on-demand, which can be enjoyed right out of the box of the Yoga Tab 3 Pro alongside great connectivity. 4G-LTE support delivers ultra-fast mobile data (optional) while thedual band WiFi delivers stable connection.

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