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.
Switzerland capitalized on the Philippines’ critical defensive lapses in each half to fashion a well-earned 2-0 triumph on Friday, July 21, in the first match in Group between the two sides in the FIFA Women’s World Cup at the Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The Filipinas will make their highly-awaited debut at the FIFA Women’s World Cup on Friday, July 21, opening their campaign in Group A against Switzerland at the Forsyth Barr Stadium under expected nippy weather in Dunedin.
History is about to unfold as the Philippine Women’s National Football Team make their much-awaited debut at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, and Cignal TV is all set to deliver the action via its newest sports app Pilipinas Live which launched last June.
Makati FC dominated Cup No. 1 in Frederikshavn, Denmark after all of its four teams won the championship at the end of the four-day tournament on Friday, July 14.