The Filipinos and the Arabians were set to clash on this play date but the non-arrival of the Middle East team forced tournament organizers to cancel their participation.
Playing a crucial match that could alter Philippine volleyball record books, Tots Carlos delivered for the Philippine women’s national volleyball team. The PVL Invitational MVP scattered 26 points as the Creamline Cool Smashers-powered nationals repulsed Australia in a grueling five-set thriller on Sunday at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City to pace themselves for a historic finish at the AVC Cup for Women 2022.
Second generation Filipino-Japanese basketball player Matthew Aquino made a successful debut for the Japanese national basketball team as they picked up a close 76-71 win over Chinese-Taipei in Group B of the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers second window on Saturday at the Okinawa Arena in Japan.
It wasn’t as spectacular as three days ago, but Samantha Kerr and the Australian women’s national soccer team got the job done against the Philippine women’s national football team, 4-0 on Monday in the continuing 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup at the Mumbai Arena in India.