The Philippine Women’s National Team opened their 2020 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Asian Qualifiers Round 1 campaign with a resounding 9-0 win over Singapore this Sunday 4 November 2018 at the Hisor Central Stadium in Hisor, Tajikistan.
University of Santo Tomas forward Shelah Mae Cadag marked her national team debut by netting a hat-trick. Cadag scored in the 3rd, 5th, and 43rd minutes.
Defender Hali Long (32’ and 59’) and midfielder Irish Navaja (52’ and 67’) fired two goals each while Alesa Dolino (27’) and Sara Castañeda (57’) completed the rout with a goal each.
The Philippines next face host Tajikistan on Thursday 8 November 2018 at the same venue.