Alyssa Valdez and Vince Raphael Mangulabnan captain the national women’s and men’s teams to the Cambodia 32nd Southeast Asian Games whose compositions were officially announced by the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) on Sunday, Apr. 2.
I salute the Alyssa Valdez-less Creamline for its gallant stand in the Asian Volleyball Confederation Cup. And I can’t blame the growing number of fans for admiring the new breed of Philippine volleyball superstars. The Pinay spikers eventually finished 6th, trumpeted by spin doctors as the best finish by the country in the tournament.
As they say, games are never played on paper. Coming into the game against China, the defending AVC Cup for Women champions, the Philippines was obviously pened as overwhelming underdogs.
One of the interesting storylines for the Philippine women’s national volleyball team at the AVC Cup for Women 2022 is how seamlessly Tots Carlos was able to adjust to the open hitter position.
The nightmares in Vietnam will continue to become a sizzling hot topic in the months to come. But we must not forget that it wasn’t just Gilas Pilipinas that flopped in the Vietnam Southeast Asian Games.
The Philippine women’s national volleyball team failed to get the bronze medal after collapsing in the fourth set and yielding to Indonesia, 25-21, 22-25, 25-19, 25-21 in the 31st Southeast Asian Games Vietnam 2021 on Saturday at the Dai Yen Arena in Quang Ninh.
Host country Vietnam continued to own the Philippine women’s national volleyball team’s number, scoring a straight sets sweep, 25-23, 25-19, 25-16 in the 31st Southeast Asian Games elimination round on Thursday at the Đại Yên Arena in Quang Ninh.
Reigning gold medalists Thailand showcased their might, cruising past the Philippine women’s national volleyball team on Saturday, 25-15, 25-13, 25-14 in the 31st Southeast Asian Games Vietnam 2021 group phase inside a packed Đại Yên Arena in Quang Ninh.
The Philippine women’s national volleyball team’s road to a podium finish at the 31st Southeast Asian Games Vietnam 2021 started on a stellar note after a dominant sweep of Malaysia on Friday at the Đại Yên Arena in Quang Ninh.
A pair of former Lady Maroons starred for their respective teams in Day 5 action of the 2022 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Open Conference at the Paco Arena in Manila.