Fighting for survival, Norway vented its wrath on the Philippines on Sunday (July 30) night with a 6-0 win that ended the Filipinas’ campaign in the FIFA Women’s World Cup on a downbeat note at the close of Group A action at Eden Park.
The upset-conscious Filipinas are excited but unfazed as they tackle the fancied Grasshoppers on Sunday, July 30, for a coveted place in the next round at the close of thrilling Group A play in the FIFA Women’s World Cup at Eden Park.
Australian coach Alen Stajcic is wary of a “wounded” Norway as the Filipinas battle the European powerhouse on Sunday, July 30, for a spot in the knockout round at the climax of Group A action in the FIFA Women’s World Cup at the Eden Park.
Born in Norway but proudly Filipino, talented midfielder, Sara Eggesvik, will set her feelings aside and will be battle-ready when the Filipinas play the Gresshoppene (the Grasshoppers) in a critical match on Sunday
Goalkeeper Olivia McDaniel and midfielder Tahnai Annis were both asked what Filipino word came to mind in describing the Filipinas’ FIFA Women’s World Cup monumental 1-0 upset of the Ferns in front of a packed hometown crowd at the Wellington Stadium on Tuesday (July 25) night.
Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino heaped praises for the national team’s stunning victory over New Zealand at the FIFA Women’s World Cup on Tuesday, July 25, saying God’s hand continues to touch Filipino athletes as they battle odds on the global arena.
In front of a stunned packed crowd 32,357 of mostly hometown fans at the Sky Stadium, the Filipinas pulled the rugged from the under the fancied Ferns, 1-0, on Tuesday, July 25.
Tuning out the hometown crowd and being totally focused on their foes are what Australian coach Alan Stajcic and striker Katrina Guillou said they require for the Filipinas to prevail over the Ferns in their pivotal FIFA Women’s World Cup Group A match at the Sky Stadium.
Makati FC had its two girls teams achieve podium finishes in the Gothia World Youth Cup which ended on Saturday, July 22, in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Despite a 0-2 loss to Switzerland in their history-making first match in the Group A of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Dunedin on Friday, July 21, the Filipinas stayed upbeat and are looking forward to their virtually must-win match against host New Zealand on Tuesday, July 25, in Wellington.