After a quiet start to the year following a hectic 2014, the Philippines returned to international action with a 2-1 friendly defeat away to Bahrain on Monday night as coach Thomas Dooley tried a new system.
The coming months will see the small matter of qualifying matches for 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. All teams will be guaranteed eight matches, including four at home.
So, here are three things to watch out for the Azkals for the rest of 2015:
1. The New System of Thomas Dooley