After 2 closes loses, Philippines bags first win in AVC Asian Cup

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew House panel moves to save ethnic games Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Team Philippines flashes that winning smile after four-set triumph over KAZ. Photo by Marc ReyesNAKHON Ratchasima, Thailand —The Philippines broke into the winning column, something it almost did the two previous games, by beating Kazakhstan, 25-22, 25-23, 20-25, 25-17, Tuesday night in the Asian Volleyball Confederation Asian Cup here.The win put a flicker of hope for the Filipinas who can make the quarterfinals with a 1-2 record depending on the results of the games set late Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazilcenter_img View comments MOST READ Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title But more than anything, it was sweet win for the Philippines who blew away matches against Australia and Iran which saw them leading.“Yes, we got one,” said PH coach Shaq delos Santos. “I gave the players some choice words.” FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissDelos Santos admitted that he dissed his usual cool demeanor during huddle after noticing the players “relax after taking the lead.” Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more