Rebisco-PSL squad arrives in Kazakhstan

first_img250 enrolled at phony school arrested in immigration scam Quiñahan joins Paras, Teng, Ravena in PH 3×3 squad LATEST STORIES Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan—A tired, but fired-up Rebisco-PSL Manila squad arrived here Tuesday after a 35-hour flight from Istanbul to this laid-back town.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingAfter disembarking from the grueling Turkish Airlines flight, team captain Rachel Anne Daquis said the team’s battle cry will be “big fighting heart,” amid the challenge of facing tough teams in the Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championships which starts Thursday.The 14-player team, made up of the core of the newly formed Philippine team that will compete in the Southeast Asian Games, will battle clubs from Japan, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Iran, Chinese Taipei and host Kazakhstan. Ust Kamenogorsk school girls welcome the Rebisco PSL Manila at the airport today ahead of the Asian Women’s Club Championships here— Marc Anthony Reyes (@marcreyesINQ) May 23, 2017ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games National head coach Francis Vicente refused to make a prediction—the country’s best finish here was 7th place out of the 12-team field last year—although he vowed to give SEAG rivals Vietnam and Thailand a good fight.“But we will be a going all out here because we want to gauge the team,” said Vicente.The team members are Daquis, Mika Reyes, Jaja Santiago, Aby Marano, Kim Fajardo, Denden Lazaro, Bia General, Lourdes Clemente, Maika Ortiz, Gen Casugod, Ces Molina, Aiza Pontillas, Rhea Dimaculangan and Jovelyn Gonzaga.“This is the strongest team we have formed for this tournament,” said Philippine Superliga director Anna Tomas who joined the squad also backed up by Asics and GrandSports.However, this marks the first time the country is sending an all-Filipino crew in a competition that allows imports.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments MOST READcenter_img Hornets beat Pistons for 8th straight time Vicente quickly called for an evening practice right at the tournament’s venue, the spanking new Boris Alexandroc Sports Palace that sits at the town center near the Ulba river.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend LOOK: Vhong Navarro’s romantic posts spark speculations he’s marrying longtime GF Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students PLAY LIST 01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes SEA Games: PH beats Indonesia, enters gold medal round in polo Man who told immigrant to go back to country asked to write essay Lillard, Anthony lead Blazers over Thunderlast_img

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