The PFF Women’s League has been in full swing since it began last November 13 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. With eight playdates already in the bag, the Women’s League is shaping up to be a tight affair along with the rise of some up and coming players.
De La Salle University have been a force to reckon with in the first four matches. The Green and White squad have won four straight games to go to the top of the table undefeated with 12 points coming off a remarkable 3-2 win over Far Eastern University last Sunday.
La Salle forward Kyra Dimaandal admits the League brings a fresh competition for each team.
“The league right now is unpredictable,” said Dimaandal. “It’s really about who’s facing who and not just about the team itself.”
“We’re able to see our mistakes, what we can improve on and it’s important for those who are new to play inside the game and that’s their chance to build up their confidence,” continued the forward.
Dimaandal’s teammate Sara Castaneda, echoed her teammates thoughts on the League as a way to improve Women’s football in the country.
“This is the first time to have this league ever since I started playing football,” said Castaneda, who was also part of the Philippine Women’s National team early this year. “It’s very good for the development.”
Green Archers United forward Alisha Del Campo bared that the chance to play against experienced players is paying off by participating in the Women’s League. The youngster has been on the ascendancy ever since she was given the chance to play for her team.
“This league is a great opportunity for us players to help make women’s football known to this country even more and it gives us a chance also to play with and against smart & skilled players that we look up to,” said Del Campo. “The exposure so far is overwhelming, and I am glad to be part of this league.”
The Women’s League will take a Christmas break and will continue on the second week of January at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.