MANILA, Philippines–Quietly, the nationwide males’s volleyball staff is slipping into face-to-face coaching beginning subsequent week in a hope to win the nation’s first gold medal within the coming Southeast Asian Video games in Vietnam.
Controversy-free and with an intact lineup, the lads’s staff boosted its inventory after thwarting powerhouse Thailand to make the ultimate of the 2019 SEA Video games. It settled for silver medal that many felt shone brighter than gold.
“This staff has an enormous probability of successful the gold medal within the SEA Video games,” stated Philippine Nationwide Volleyball Federation president Ramon “Tats” Suzara, who picked up Vietnam, Thailand and defending champion Indonesia as thorns in our facet.
The 40-man nationwide males’s pool is stacked with expertise and expertise led by Marck Espejo and Bryan Bagunas and staff captain John Vic De Guzman.
They’re set to bear coaching camp in Qatar subsequent month, however for the meantime the PH spikers will start coaching at STI Health club in Taguig beginning Tuesday.
Not like the lads’s staff, the extremely fancied girls’s squad will get to plunge into a contest setting because the core of the staff will see motion within the Premier Volleyball League which begins March 15.
The ladies’s staff hasn’t had a podium end since 2015 when it got here again to SEA Video games motion after 10 years of absence.
Suzara stated the ladies’s staff will prepare in Brazil in April as a part of the SEA Video games build-up
“Proper now we’re upbeat with the possibility of the ladies’s staff due to the build-up we had. We’re assured of their possibilities as effectively,” stated Suzara.
The volleyball chief stated the nation’s possibilities will rely largely on the draw though “with the expertise we have now and the preparation we’re making, we have now a photographs on the gold medals in indoor volleyball.”
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