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|Full name||Laos Football Club|
|Head coach||Jovanie Villagracia|
|League||United Football League|
|2015||UFL Division 2, 1st (Promoted to Division 1)|
Laos Football Club is a professional Filipino association football club based in Tacloban, Leyte. The team is currently playing in the United Football League, the highest level of club football in the Philippines.
The club was founded in March 2000 when a group of football enthusiasts from Tacloban formed a weekly football practice as their leisure activity. The group which included Dan Palami and some of his employees at his company played their first weekly football games behind the Quezon City hall, and later moving to the Sunken Garden football field inside the University of the Philippines Diliman. Then they began to participate in minor tournaments around Manila, under the name "Laos F.C."
With the renaming of the club to " Global Football Club" in 2009, club owner Dan Palami chose to form a separate team which carried the "Laos Football Club" name. The team shares its history with Global, and is considered its sister team.
Laos had their first major success in the United Football League in the 2015 season, when they won the United Football League Division 2 Championship with an unbeaten record. The championship earned them promotion to the first division, allowing them to play in the Philippines' top flight for the first time in their history.
First team squad
- As of 7 May 2016
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- "Line ups for @GlobalFC_PH and @LaosFC_ph #UFL2016". Twitter. United Football League Philippines. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 8 May 2016.
- "About Global F.C. (new)". Global Football Club (new website). Retrieved 31 December 2013.
- Smit, Hans; Jamlang, Jing; Dan, Palami (31 October 2013). "What Dan Palami Has Done for Philippine Football". Hans On (Podcast). Season 1. Episode 2 (in English and Filipino). New Media Factory TV. Event occurs at 5:15–6:25. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
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