Davao Aguilas Chairman Jefferson Cheng with James and Phil Younghusband at the contract signing ceremony held at Makati Shangri-la Hotel in Makati City, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Contributed photo)

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Brothers Phil and James Younghusband are now officially part of the Davao Aguilas Football Club (DAFC).

The prominent players of Azkals signed the contract Wednesday night, Aug. 2 in a ceremony held at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel.

The signing was witnessed by Davao Aguilas club executives, headed by its chairman, Jefferson Cheng.

In a statement on Thursday, Cheng said they are happy to have the brothers play for Davao Aguilas.

“Both are quality players and fine gentlemen that will blend well into our club and represent Davao Aguilas with the utmost professionalism. Our fans and supporters are equally excited about our new signings,” he said.

Cheng added: “I am sure they will contribute not only to Davao Aguilas, but also help us succeed in our vision to promote and advance Philippine football.”

Apart from the Younghusband brothers, recent signings include Simone Rota, Jason de Jong, Matthew Hartmann and Nick O’ Donnell.

The Younghusbands are set to see action as Aguilas when they go against Global Cebu FC on September 9, in Tagum City, Davao del Norte. (davaotoday.com)

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