A stinging 5-1 defeat in the hands of South Korea last Monday is not the end of the road for the Philippine women’s football team in the 19th Asian Games.
After a relatively smooth 3-1 win over Hong Kong last Friday, the Philippine women’s football team, better known as the Filipinas, face a tougher task against Group E top seed South Korea on Sunday night, September 24, in the 19th Asian Games.
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.
Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino expressed optimism on a strong performance by the Filipinas in the Hangzhou 19th Asian Games in September.
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.
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.