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.
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 Philippine women’s national football team’s quest for an elusive gold medal came to an end as they were outclassed by rivals Thailand, 3-0 on Wednesday in the 31st Southeast Asian Games Vietnam 2021 at the Cam Pha Stadium.
To escape boredom while “imprisoned” in my room as part of health protocols, I continued to digest the latest happenings in the sports scene here and abroad.
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.