Roxy Dorlas

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Roxy Dorlas
Personal information
Full name Bongbong Roxy Vestidas Dorlas[1][2]
Date of birth (1987-09-02) 2 September 1987 (age 34)
Place of birth The Hague, Netherlands
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Leftback
Club information
Current team
Loyola (chairman)
Youth career
2007–2008 San Beda College
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Mendiola
2010–2015 Loyola Meralco Sparks
2016 Global
National team
2008–2010 Philippines 10 (0)
2010 Philippines (futsal)
Teams managed
2017 Meralco Manila (assistant)
2017 Philippines U16
2018 Philippines U19 (assistant)
2019 Philippines U16
2020 Maharlika
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Bongbong Roxy Vestidas Dorlas (born 2 September 1987) is a Filipino football coach and former player. He is currently the chairman of Loyola, and was the first head coach of Philippines Football League (PFL) club Maharlika Manila.

Personal life[edit]

Dorlas grew up in The Hague, Netherlands. Every two years he and his parents would go to the Philippines, the home country of his mother, for a vacation. At age 17, Dorlas and his family moved to the Philippines.

Playing career[edit]


Dorlas was invited by the high school coach of the girls' football varsity team of San Beda College to join the school's men's varsity team after he was seen kicking a ball. Dorlas' sister was a player of the school's football team. Dorlas joined a training session with the men's varsity team and decided to study at San Beda and suit for the school's team.[3]

He led San Beda in winning the football title at NCAA Season 86 in 2011.[4]


Dorlas played for Mendiola FC 1991.[3] He joined the Loyola Meralco Sparks in 2011 and with the club won the 2013 UFL Cup and 2014–15 PFF National Men's Club Championship. He left Loyola in 2015 to join Global F.C.[5]


Dorlas was part of the Philippines national football team from 2008 to 2010.[6]

He was part of the Philippines squad that participated at the 2010 AFF Futsal Championship.[1]

Coaching career[edit]


In 2015, Dorlas was coaching the under-15 team of Loyola.[3] In January 2017, after a brief playing stint with Global FC, Dorlas returns to Loyola as part of head coach Aris Caslib's staff which marked the end of his playing career.[7]

Philippines U16[edit]

He became head coach of the Philippine boy's under-16 team and will mentor the team in the 2018 AFC U-16 Championship qualification in September 2017.[8]

Philippines U19[edit]

In 2018, Dorlas was appointed as assistant coach of the Philippines U19.[9]

Philippines U16[edit]

In 2019, Dorlas once again coached the Philippines under-16 team in the 2019 AFF U-16 Youth Championship.[10]


On 24 August 2020 he was appointed as the first ever head coach of newly organized Maharlika Football Club.[11]


  1. ^ a b "RP sees action in ASEAN futsal qualifiers". GMA News. 16 February 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Roxy Dorlas - Soccer player profile & career statistics". Global Sports Archive. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  3. ^ a b c "Know Your Sparks: Bongbong Roxy Dorlas". One Meralco Sports. Loyola Meralco Sparks FC. 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  4. ^ "San Beda's football team scores sweep, wins NCAA title". GMA News. 23 February 2011. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Roxy Dorlas Makes Sparks Exit". One Meralco Sports. Loyola Meralco Sparks FC. 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  6. ^ Guerrero, Bob (24 April 2014). "Azkals- Malaysia preview: a question of depth". The Passionate Fan. Yahoo!. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Roxy Dorlas Returns as Coach". One Meralco Sports. Loyola Meralco Sparks FC. January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  8. ^ Biantan, Jack (24 September 2017). "What ails PH Youth football program". Sun Star Cagayan de Oro. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  9. ^ "Player Inspections For Philippines Under-19 Team". Philippine Football Federation. 11 May 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2022.
  10. ^ "Philippines U15 Boys In AFF U15 Championship 2019". Philippine Football Federation. 26 July 2019. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  11. ^ "Maharlika FC unveils roster, head coach". Panay News. 27 August 2020. Retrieved 27 August 2020.

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