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Malditas’ Iine-up for Women’s Asian Cup bared


The Philippine Football Federation announces the final squad that will compete in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup Jordan 2018 which begins on 6 April 2018 in Amman, Jordan.

This will be the first time that the Philippines will participate in the Women’s Asian Cup after a qualifying round. Last year, the Philippines clinched a berth to the final round after finishing their group in second place behind host Jordan with 3 wins, 1 draw, and 1 loss.

Following their qualification last year, the team had several training camps in the United States, Manila, and Japan in preparation for the competition.

The team is led by head coach Rabah Benlarbi and assisted by coaches Joey Hoffman and Joyce Landagan.

The final 23 players are:

Inna Kristianne PALACIOS (GK)

Claire Elisabeth LIM


Krystal Victoria DE RAMOS

Hali Moriah LONG

Morgan Emmalise BROWN

Kathleen Camille RODRIGUEZ

Maria Luisa PARK

Jesse Anne SHUGG

Caitlyn Rose KREUTZ

Kristen Ryley BUGAY

Kearra Theryse BASTES-JONES (GK)

Leah Janessa LAROT


Alexa Nicole DIAZ

Stacey Janet Margery CAVILL (GK)

Calah Lilinoeokalani SIMARAGO

Tahnai Lauren ANNIS

Patrice Mae IMPELIDO

Quinley Mirielle QUEZADA

Jessica Anne MICLAT

Chalise BAYSA

Sarina Isabel BOLDEN