Lim named to Philippines Asian Cup squad

Lim named to Philippines Asian Cup squad

MANILA, PH - Senior Captain and two-time AD3I Defender of the Year Claire Lim was named to the 23-player Philippines national team squad for next month's 2018 Women's Asian Cup.

The Philippines are in Group A pitted against Jordan, China and Thailand. Group B contains Japan, Australia, Vietnam and South Korea.

"It feels amazing and surreal to be a part of this team that is making history for Philippine football," Lim said. "I am beyond excited to play in Jordan, and I can't wait to see how far we'll go!"

The top five teams from the tourney will qualify for next year's Women's World Cup in France.

The Malditas kick off the tournament next Friday against host Jordan.