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PHL to host first FIFA Futsal Women's World Cup
PHL to host first FIFA Futsal Women's World Cup
PHL to host first FIFA Futsal Women's World Cup
by Kristan Carag19 May 2024
Photo from FIFA Futsal World Cup Facebook page

The Philippines will make soccer history in 2025

During the 74th Congress of the FIFA Council in Bangkok, Thailand, the world governing body for soccer announced that the Philippines will host the first-evet Futsal Women's World Cup.

Philippine Football Federation president John Anthony Gutierrez welcomed the decision of FIFA to entrust the hosting of the 2025 FIFA Futsal Women's World Cup to the country.

"We are both humbled and honored by the faith and confidence that FIFA has placed in the Philippine Football Federation to stage a historic event not just for football and futsal, but for women’s sport," Gutierrez said.


"This is the first time that the Philippines will be hosting a FIFA World Cup event, so on behalf of the PFF, I thank the FIFA Council for their trust, and look forward to working with all our local stakeholders in organizing a historic event," he added.

Gutierrez voiced the excitement of PFF to showcase world-class Filipino hospitality in the historical event.

The PFF chief also vowed to use the upcoming event to inspire millions of children, especially girls. across the Philippines to play indoor football.

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