The top two officials of the Philippine Football Federation on Monday, July 31, expressed their pride and thanks to the Filipinas, the national women’s football team, for uniting the nation and Filipinos worldwide for their memorable and historic outing in the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
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.
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.
The Filipinas will face Chile next as their preparation for their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup continues.
As the dust cleared and the Filipinas now know who they will be up against in the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 next year, players are even “more motivated” in a group in which they believe the campaign is “doable”.
The visiting Philippine women’s football national team settled for a 1-2 defeat at the hands of the Costa Rican national team in their rematch played on Tuesday (early Wednesday in Manila) at the Estadio Saprissa in San Jose, Costa Rica.
The milestones continue for the Philippine women’s national football team. The Filipinas mounted a dramatic comeback behind two second half goals to repulse Myanmar on Saturday, 2-1 at the Cam Pha Stadium in Quang Ninh and win the bronze medal in the 31st Southeast Asian Games Vietnam 2021 women’s football tournament.
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…