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At Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, the Philippines Women will begin their first-ever Women’s World Cup campaign against Switzerland Women.


Switzerland, meanwhile, will be playing in their second World Cup after taking part in the 2015 competition.
After earning a spot in Australia and New Zealand with a strong showing at the 2022 Asia Cup, the Philippines are getting ready to play in their first men’s or women’s World Cup.

The Philippines placed second in their group to advance to the knockout stage, where they were able to defeat Chinese Tapei on penalties to go to the final four, knowing that a semi-final finish would be sufficient to qualify.

Even though South Korea’s 2-0 victory over them ended their tournament, they could still be proud of their finest performance in an Asian Cup and World Cup qualification.
Alen Stajcic’s team will need to put on some of their greatest performances in the following three games if they want to trouble their opponents considering they are the lowest-ranked team in a group that also includes New Zealand, Norway, and Switzerland.

They do enter the competition on the heels of a winning streak that has seen them win five of their previous six games.
Switzerland’s thrilling playoff win over Wales in October allowed them to book their trip to Australia and New Zealand.

The playoff game appeared to be headed to penalties after a 1-1 draw in ordinary time, but Fabienne Humm scored the game-winning goal in the 121st minute to advance her nation to their second World Cup finals.
Switzerland got to the knockout stages of the tournament on their first appearance in 2015 before losing 1-0 to Canada in the round of 16.

La Nati enters the 2023 World Cup in terrible form, having lost each of their previous seven games following their victory against Wales in Zurich.
Five of the seven games, including their final two exhibition games against Zambia and Morocco, showed them to be at least a difficult team to beat.

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