Filipina Star Shined for Valley
Friday Camaclang shared her
"I just don't play soccer," Camaclang said. "I live it."
Camaclang led the Monarchs with 11 goals, and she also had six assists.
Coach Eric Archila believes in her strong work ethic.
"She shared her great individual technique with the team," Archila said. "Even when she plays at 50 percent, it's better than other players when they're at 100 percent."
Inspired by her dad, the playmaker discovered soccer early on her life. "My dad is my inspiration," Camaclang said. "If it wasn't for him, I wouldn't be playing. He helped me become a better athlete." Camaclang affirms, "I'm papa's little girl."
At three years old she kicked a soccer ball for the first time, at 12 years old she joined her first club team and at 16 years old she was recruited for the Philippine National Team. At 22 years old she received the first MVP of the match award by a Filipino in the history of the Asian Games by scoring the first two goals of the tournament.
Now, Friday wants to continue her soccer career and gain more experience to share it with her national team. "All I want is a chance to practice with a semi-pro soccer club," Camaclang ended.
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