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The home crowd gives the Filipinas a big boost in their stunning win over Australia

14 Jul 2022 | 08:30 | Football


Filipina has a steady start to the AFF Women's Championship

Filipinas got off to a solid start in the AFF Women’s Football Championship. –PFF PHOTOS

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines women’s national soccer team did not disappoint in their first home game at Rizal Memorial Stadium on Monday night.

The Filipino crowd – albeit thin – still playing hard as their enthusiasm despite the rain gave Filipinas a much-needed boost against a formidable Australian team to kick off the AFF Women’s Championship campaign one day. successful way.

“This is an incredible win for us. As I said earlier, it doesn’t matter if this is the Australian U23 team or not. .

Stirred by the home audience, Filipinas announced beautiful win 1-0 thanks to Sarina Bolden’s second-half goal.

“They really inspire us to play our best. They are also great at getting through the rain,” says Stajcic.

The Filipinas hope to maintain their form against Singapore on Wednesday in a match where Stajcic saw a much larger crowd cheering the team.

“We wish there were more but I hope that this win will encourage them more in our successful matches.”

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