Flag football has taken an extraordinary turn of events this year, thanks to Manila Flag Football League’s grand launch. The recently-launched league has been the talk of the town since its conception in September, and it looks like it’s only zooming faster in the coming years.
But what still keeps most critics wondering is how MFL took a niche sport from the shadows to the limelight in just 4 months? Flag football has been in the Philippines for decades and for the first time in its history, we’re seeing celebrities and professional athletes get involved, big brands hop into the scene, and we’ve been reading about flag football in the last quarter than we have in the last decade.
So how is all this happening? What is the secret sauce? We’ve got one word for you – women.