Excitement is hitting a fever pitch as the Philippines women’s football team is ready to lace up their boots for their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023.
This is a big deal, folks – it’s the first time the Philippines has made it to a major FIFA tournament.
So how did they get here? They battled their way through the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup and secured their spot. Now, they’re all set to take on the giants of football in the group stages.
As you can imagine, football fans all over the world are getting ready to cheer on the Filipinas.
To help you get into the game, we’re breaking down the tournament schedule, the Philippines’ team line-up, and how you can tune in to watch the matches, whether you’re in the Philippines or elsewhere.
Philippines Women’s World Cup 2023 Schedule
|Jul 21, 2023||A||Philippines v Switzerland||14:00||Dunedin Stadium|
|25 Jul 2023||A||New Zealand v Philippines||14:30||Wellington Regional Stadium|
|30 Jul 2023||A||Norway v Philippines||16:00||Eden Park|
Philippines Women’s World Cup Squad 2023
The Philippines Women’s World Cup Squad of 2023, coached by Alen Stajcic, consists of 23 handpicked players. Goalkeepers include Olivia Davies-McDaniel and Kaiya Jota, along with Kiara Fontanilla.
Defenders like Malea Cesar, Jessika Cowart, and Hali Long are set to make a solid defense line.
Midfielders such as Jaclyn Sawicki, Tahnai Annis, and Ryley Bugay are expected to control the game’s pace while forwards Sarina Bolden, Isabella Flanigan, and Chandler McDaniel lead the attack.
The squad features an array of international players, united under the flag of the Philippines, ready to showcase their talent in the Women’s World Cup 2023.
|GK||Olivia Davies-McDaniel||25||27||Philippines Stallion Laguna|
|GK||Kaiya Jota||17||1||United States Los Angeles Breakers|
|GK||Kiara Fontanilla||23||8||Australia Central Coast Mariners|
|DF||Malea Cesar||19||31||Australia Blacktown City|
|DF||Jessika Cowart||23||20||Sweden IFK Kalmar|
|DF||Hali Long||28||74||Philippines Kaya–Iloilo|
|DF||Angela Beard||25||0||Australia Western United|
|DF||Sofia Harrison||24||34||Germany Werder Bremen|
|DF||Alicia Barker||25||10||United States Pacific Northwest SC|
|DF||Dominique Randle||28||25||Iceland Þór/KA|
|DF||Reina Bonta||24||11||Brazil Santos|
|MF||Jaclyn Sawicki||30||21||Australia Western United|
|MF||Tahnai Annis (captain)||34||37||Iceland Þór/KA|
|MF||Sara Eggesvik||26||22||Norway KIL/Hemne|
|MF||Anicka Castañeda||23||39||Australia Mt Druitt Town Rangers|
|MF||Ryley Bugay||27||21||Germany 1. FC Saarbrücken|
|MF||Quinley Quezada||26||48||Serbia Red Star Belgrade|
|FW||Sarina Bolden||27||36||Australia Western Sydney Wanderers|
|FW||Isabella Flanigan||18||28||United States West Virginia Mountaineers|
|FW||Chandler McDaniel||25||13||Philippines Stallion Laguna|
|FW||Meryll Serrano||26||8||Norway Stabæk|
|FW||Carleigh Frilles||21||36||Australia Blacktown Spartans|
|FW||Katrina Guillou||29||25||Sweden Piteå IF|
Women’s World Cup 2023 Philippines TV Channel & Rights
Good news, TAP Digital Media Ventures (TAP DMV) has got the broadcasting rights for all 64 matches happening in Australia and New Zealand.
You can catch the action on any of TAP DMV’s four sports channels, but keep in mind, you’ll need a subscription.
How to Stream Women’s World Cup 2023 from outside of the Philippines?
Suppose you’re a Filipino football fan residing outside of the Philippines, or perhaps you’re a global football enthusiast wanting to support the Philippine women’s team. In that case, a VPN is your friend.
A VPN can help you navigate geo-restrictions, allowing you to access broadcasts even if you are outside of the country.
Our top recommendation is ExpressVPN for its speed, security, and reliability.
How to watch FIFA Women’s World Cup in the Philippines?
In the Philippines, it’s easy to watch the Women’s World Cup if you’ve got a smart TV. Just make sure you’re hooked up to the internet and have a subscription to TAP Sports or TapGO.
You can also download the TapGO app on your smartphone, or go to the TapGO website to stream the games on your browser.
Can I watch Soccer World Cup free in the Philippines?
As TAP Digital Media Ventures has acquired the broadcast rights for the Women’s World Cup 2023, all the matches will be available on a subscription basis through their channels.
Unfortunately, this means there are no free options to watch the World Cup on television in the Philippines.
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So, there you have it. The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 is going to be a landmark event in Philippine football.
And as fans from every corner of the globe get ready to root for their teams, the Philippines is all set to make history.
Stay tuned and get ready to back the Philippines Women’s National Football Team in their ground-breaking World Cup journey!