The team was organized by the Philippine Amateur Athletic Federation. Some reports listed the team as Manila Interport team, or a Manila selection, but the "Manila Times" described it repeatedly as the Philippines national team preparing for the 1954 Asian Games. 11- 6-53 Djakarta Radjawali (Tjimahi) 4-2 Philippines 12- 6-53 Djakarta PSB (Bogor) 5-1 Philippines 14- 6-53 Djakarta PON Djakarta 6-0 Philippines 16- 6-53 Bandung Persib (Bandung) 6-1 Philippines 17- 6-53 Bandung PON West Java 3-0 Philippines 20- 6-53 Singapore Singapore 3-1 Philippines 21- 6-53 Singapore Sino-Malays 4-1 Philippines 23- 6-53 Singapore Combined Services 3-0 Philippines NB: Radjawali were the team of the Tjimahi Garrison; PSB and Persib are local federations; PON teams were regional selections of players eligible to enter the PON III tournament. The tour was originally planned to be in May and to include matches in Hong Kong, Macao, and Bangkok, but in the end matches were played only in Singapore and Indonesia. Philippines squad Coach: Rene Nieto Players: Enrique Fructuoso (GK), Freddie Campos (GK), Roberto Fructuoso, Richard Tillman [captain], Carlos Calero, Pocholo Manzano, Roberto Castillo, Juan Castillo, Ramón González, Carlos Rebullida, Manuel Dauden Jr, Sofronio Mondragón, John Oropeza, Eduardo Oloris, Benito Razon, Ignacio Vicente, Alberto Villarreal, José Reinares, Eduardo Pacheco.
Sources: Straits Times, Manila Times, Preangerbode, De Locomotief, De vrĳe pers, Java-bode
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