Philippine Malditas in high spirits in semis clash vs. Vietnam today


CHONBURI, Thailand — The Philippine Malditas of the Philippine Women’s National Football Team will go up against Vietnam in the semifinal of the AFF Women’s Championship 2019 at the Institute of Physical Education Chonburi Campus Stadium in Thailand on Sunday.

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The top two teams in each group progressed to the semifinals. Vietnam topped the semis of the competition in Group B followed by Myanmar (top 2). The Philippines, on the other hand, lost to host Thailand 2-4 on Wednesday but secured the spot for the semifinals after beating Singapore 4-0 on Friday.

The semifinals are to be held (today) August 25 at 3 pm followed by the third-place play-off and final on August 27.

In 2018, Thailand won the country’s fourth title — making them the country with most championships. They played against Australia 3-2 in Indonesia. Vietnam and Myanmar have two titles each.

Meanwhile, Philippine Malditas also made a record after advancing to the semifinals for the first time in tournament history.

Vietnam vs Philippines in the AFF Women’s Championship 2019 semifinal will kick off at 4:00 PM HKT. You can watch the match LIVE here!

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