Coach Mark Torcaso believes there’s loads of profit from the Filipinas’ marketing campaign within the Hangzhou Asian Video games, realizing that the squad will solely change into higher going into the second spherical of the Olympic Qualifiers later this month.
“We had a novel alternative of working with the gamers in a match previous to the Olympic Qualifiers. And that’s the one factor that we’re proud of,” Torcaso stated Sunday, a day after the Philippine girls’s soccer staff was eradicated by Japan, 8-1, within the quarterfinals of the continental meet.
Their exit was not pleasing by way of the scoreline, however gaining the wanted familiarity along with his staff, Torcaso is now establishing a plan for the Filipinas to progress within the subsequent part of the qualification for subsequent yr’s Paris Olympics.
The Filipinas can be in Perth, Australia later this month the place they face the host nation, Chinese language Taipei and Iran in Group A. There, they’ll must emerge because the group’s high staff or change into the perfect second placer to achieve the ultimate spherical of the qualifiers.
Torcaso could have loads of gamers to select from as those that both skipped the Asian Video games or needed to discontinue the Hangzhou stint attributable to membership commitments are anticipated to be out there to don the nationwide staff shirt Down Below.
“We took a number of findings from this competitors and that’s what it’s all about,” stated Torcaso. “It will be actually onerous to come back into a contest going into the Olympic Qualifiers with out having this chance to play [in the Asian Games].