Filipinas, the esteemed Philippine women’s national football team, comes home strong and brimming with pride after an incredible finish at the ongoing 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. In honor of their remarkable achievement and dedication to the sport, The Manila Hotel extends its warmest welcome to the team, making it their home following their arrival from New Zealand.
Filipinas, comprising 23 valiant women players set out with one goal in mind: to make Filipinos proud and represent the Philippines on one of the world’s most prestigious sporting stages. The team captured international attention with their awe-inspiring performance during the 2023 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup, particularly their memorable victory against New Zealand. This historic win not only brought glory to the nation, but also marked the country’s inaugural appearance in FIFA Women’s World Cup. Despite hailing from diverse backgrounds, the players united in hoisting the country’s flag with immense pride, showcasing their utmost dedication to make every Filipino proud.
“Just being qualified to compete, for the first time ever, in the FIFA Women’s World Cup which is undoubtedly football’s biggest stage, was a great honor in itself for the Filipinas. Compared to many countries that have scored their first wins after numerous games in several world cups, the Philippines’ early win was phenomenal indeed,” expressed by The Manila Hotel President, Atty. Joey Lina.