The Philippines Football Federation (PFF) have appointed Richard Boon as the head coach of the Philippine Women’s national team for the upcoming AFC Women’s Asian Cup in Jordan.

Boon is an American coach who holds a US Soccer Federation A license. The American is an experienced coach and was the Director of Coaching for various football clubs in the United States.

“We look forward to working with Coach Boon as head coach of the Philippine Women’s National Team,” said PFF president Mariano V. Araneta Jr.

”It has been a long wait, but finally the Philippine Women’s National Team have this chance once again to play in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup along with the best teams in the continent.”

The Women’s Asian Cup begins on 6 April 2018 where the Philippines will face the likes of China PR, host Jordan, and Thailand in Group A.

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