Filipinas meet Matildas
MANILA, Philippines — Ninety-six days after its massive upset of fancied New Zealand and its hordes of home supporters, the Philippines is gunning for an encore, this time in Australia.
The 44th-ranked Filipinas seek the scalp of the No. 11 Matildas today in a challenging match in the AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament today at the 60,000-seat Optus Stadium in Perth at 3:10 p.m.
The Filipinas opened the Qualifiers with a 4-1 romp over Chinese Taipei Thursday.