After the Philippine Women’s National Football Team qualified for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup via a 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup quarterfinals victory over Chinese Taipei, many looked forward to how they would fair against South Korea in the semifinals to gauge how competitive they are at the moment.
After the Philippine Women’s National Football Team qualified for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup for the first time in the nation’s sporting history, dreaming about making the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France is next in line.
In 2005, then Philippine Women’s National Football Team head coach Ernest Nierras proclaimed that someday, the Malditas would make the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Whatever it was that the visionary tactician saw at the time, fate would fulfill his prophecy 17 years later, as the mighty Malditas of coach Alen Stajcic scored a historic 4-3 win over Chinese Taipei on penalties on Sunday, January 30 to make the World Cup…
The Philippine Women’s National Football Team put on a brilliant offensive display for a 6-0 shutout of Indonesia in the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup on Thursday, barging into the quarterfinals and moving a win away from a historic FIFA Women’s World Cup berth.
It wasn’t as spectacular as three days ago, but Samantha Kerr and the Australian women’s national soccer team got the job done against the Philippine women’s national football team, 4-0 on Monday in the continuing 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup at the Mumbai Arena in India.
Ask coach Ernie Nierras what he thinks about the on-going discussion regarding the Philippine women’s national football team’s monicker “Malditas” and he’d be the one to tell you he couldn’t care any less.
Chandler McDaniel scored in the 81st minute in unlikely fashion but it was enough for the Philippine National Women’s Football Team to beat Thailand, 1-0 in their 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup group stage debut on Wednesday at the DV Patil Stadium in Maharashtra, India.
Throughout the recent history of Philippine football, both the men’s and women’s squads have delivered on key milestones, with an AFC Asian Cup appearance back in 2018 being one of the best highlights that resonated among football fans.
Host squad Singapore stunned the Philippine Azkals with consecutive second half goals before holding them off for a slim 2-1 victory in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 group stages on Wednesday at the Singapore National Stadium.
China highlighted in its 2-0 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers win over the Philippine Azkals what was evidently missing in the national football team: chemistry and preparation.