KEEPING their hope in the tournament alive, members of the Philippine U14 Girl’s Football Team yesterday blanked Cambodia, 3-0 in the ongoing Asean Football Confederation (AFC) Festival of Football played in Vietnam.
Nina Ricci Sausi Yanto scored the Philippines’ first goal in the 12th minute of play to post a 1-0 lead in the ball game. Janice Uy Pia Samillano scored another goal in the 24th minute for a 2-0 advantage.
With two minutes left before the first half wound up, Casandra Alleje added the squad’s third goal, giving the Philippines a 3-0 lead at the half.
In the second half, the Philippines kept their tight defense, denying every attempt to score by the Cambodians.
The Philippines’ win over Cambodia improved its record to 2-3.
Today, the nationals will be challenging South Korea at 9 am and host Vietnam at 4 pm. (JSG)