Malditas bid for history on

first_imgInspired by the heroics of the men’s national side, the women’s squad collectively known as the Malditas set out to make history of their own when they vie in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup in Amman, Jordan, starting April 6.The Malditas, who were at Rizal Memorial Stadium to support the Azkals last Tuesday when they clinched an Asian Cup berth for the first time, are targeting a maiden appearance in the Fifa Women’s World Cup via the eight-nation Asian Cup.ADVERTISEMENT Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims In-form Superal has sights on No. 3 LATEST STORIES Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ The other group includes Australia, Japan, South Korea and Vietnam.The Malditas will face Jordan first.“If we get three points against Jordan, we have a good chance to qualify,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback The top two teams from each group will clinch spots to the World Cup in France next year while the third-placed squads will dispute the last spot for the continent.Aside from training camps in the United States and Japan, the Philippine Football Federation tapped French coach Rabah Banlarbi for the squad’s biggest test yet.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownBanlarbi had stints in Myanmar and Italian club Juventus.“Our target is to go to the World Cup,” said Banlarbi, noting that the Malditas had a favorable draw after landing in a group with Jordan, Thailand and China. In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View commentslast_img read more