The Philippines will be hosting the ASEAN Football Federation Women’s Championship next year, the sport’s national governing body announced.
According to the Philippine Football Federation (PFF), the country’s bid to host the annual tournament was formally confirmed during the AFF Council Meeting in Hanoi on Friday.
“It is a great honor for PFF to host the upcoming AFF Women’s Championship 2020,” PFF president Mariano Araneta Jr. said in a report posted on the organization’s website.
“Women’s football has been in the limelight due to the success of the Philippine women’s national team. This will be a perfect opportunity for local fans to watch and support the Philippine women’s team as they fight for regional pride.”
The Philippines placed fourth in the recent competition held in Chonburi, Thailand in August.
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