National volleybelles come home with bronze, and a lot of gains for SEAG wars

first_imgstockScreams of jubilation pealed inside the locker room after a hard-earned five-set win over Vietnam in the tournament being used to gauge the Filipinos’ readiness for the coming 30th Southeast Asian Games.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES P11-B loan for SEA Games hosting not an issue — Cayetano Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Becoming his own man This jewelry designer is also an architect “I’m very proud of the players, they did all they could given the limitations we had,” said head coach Shaq Delos Santos following a 25-21, 22-25, 25-21, 15-25, 15-12 nipping of the Vietnamese at Terminal 21 Mall.But the Nationals know the mission is just beginning as the country’s hopes to medal—and consolidate on the sport’s success—rest squarely on their shoulders.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSBecoming his own manSPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40“This is what we came for. We didn’t come here to lose. This is part of our goal, and that is to win the SEA Games [title] back home,’ said Ces Molina, the central figure in the PH offense.Teams the Filipinos faced here will be the same team going to the SEA Games this November.center_img MOST READ 2 NBA vets humble Beermen Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics View comments Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical “These players accomplished more than what was expected of them,” said Joey Romasanta, the president of the Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas.He also didn’t mince words in praising them: “This is how the SEA Games is going to be. You outdid yourselves.”The squad, still incomplete and hastily formed because of injuries, lost a close five-set match to Indonesia, which was playing Thailand in the finals late Sunday.The Philippines also forced the Thais, SEA Games champs since 1995, to four sets before going down.The Nationals play in the Asean GP’s second leg on Oct. 4 to 6 in Laguna before going to training camp in Japan on Oct. 20.ADVERTISEMENT Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014?last_img

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