Friday Camaclang

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Friday Camaclang
Personal information
Full name Andrea Friday Mancuyas Camaclang[1]
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1989–1995 Colegio de San Agustin
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1999 University of the Philippines
2003–2005 Los Angeles Valley College
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Riptide F.C.
North Hollywood Extreme
F.C. Los Angeles
2006–? Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C.
National team
1996–2007 Philippines ? (~2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Friday Camaclang is a Filipino football player. Camaclang was a member of the Philippine women's national team. She played for Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C. of the FA Women's Premier League in England.

Early career[edit]

Camaclang played high school varsity in Collegio de San Agustin in Makati.[citation needed] She first played football at age three[2] and her skills were further honed at the Makati football school. There she was able to play in international competitions such as the Helsinki Cup in Finland, the Gothia Cup in Sweden and the Pondus Cup in Denmark.[citation needed]

She also played for the varsity team of the University of the Philippines.[3]

Club career[edit]

Seeking to play a more tactical style of football, Camaclang went to the United States where she got involved with the Penn State to University of Portland and the Women's Soccer Association.[3]

She joined minor clubs in the United States, FC Los Angeles, North Hollywood Extreme and semi-pro team Riptide F.C.[citation needed] She then enrolled for further studies in Los Angeles Valley College, then joining its women's soccer team.[2]

In 2006 she signed with Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C. of the FA Women's Premier League[4][5] to play for them at least in the 2006-07 season.[6]

International career[edit]

Camaclang first joined the Philippine national team in 1996.[6] She was part of the Philippine squad that participated at the 1999 AFC Women's Championship where she scored two goals against Nepal. She underwent a two-month training in the United States before the tournament.[7] She also played at the Southeast Asian Games.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andrea Friday Mancuyas Camaclang". pinoysoccer.com. September 22, 2008. Retrieved May 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Filipina Star Shined for Valley". Valley Star News. November 26, 2003. Archived from the original on October 21, 2007. Retrieved May 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c Velasco, Bill (16 September 2006). "Plyometrics: a new way to make champions". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "Camclang signs up for Seagulls". People's Daily Online. November 9, 1999. Retrieved May 17, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Camclang signs up for Seagulls". The official AFC website. September 22, 2006. Retrieved May 17, 2009. [dead link]
  6. ^ a b Velasco, Bill (15 September 2006). "Pinay booter to play in English Premier League". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  7. ^ "Philippines Beats Nepal 5-0 in Asian Women's Football Game". People's Daily. 9 November 1999. Retrieved 26 January 2017.