PH males’s volleyball workforce seems to get higher after AVC stint



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Crew Rebisco closed its marketing campaign within the Asian Males’s Membership Volleyball Championship on a successful be aware. Photograph from AVC

MANILA, Phillippines—Crew Rebisco, which is basically the lads’s nationwide volleyball workforce, had a bittersweet run within the 2021 AVC Asian Males’s Membership Volleyball Championship successful only one recreation in 5 outings.

The Philippines scored a five-set win over Sri Lanka’s CEB Sports Club within the ninth place classification match of the match in what turned the capper to Joshua Umandal’s inspiring run within the continental tiff.

With out exterior spikers Bryan Bagunas and Marck Espejo, who’re taking part in Japan’s V.League, Crew Rebisco relied on the 22-year-old from College of Santo Tomas, who led the Filipinos with 28 factors towards the Sri Lankans.

Head coach Dante Alinsunurin stated that whereas his workforce completed with an general 1-4 file, the ninth place end is simply the beginning for them.

“That is our first publicity and we hope to turn out to be higher for the subsequent version,” stated Alinsunurin. “We’re longing for the continued rise of the extent of Philippine volleyball on its return to the worldwide scene.”

The Asian Membership Championship was additionally the workforce’s first worldwide match since its silver medal end within the 2019 Southeast Asian Video games, throughout which Espejo and Bagunas have been the principle offensive threats whereas Umandal largely performed in its place.

Nationwide workforce veteran John Vic de Guzman stated taking part in towards the highest membership groups in Asia proved the workforce can compete.

“Maybe the most important lesson we are going to take is to pounce on whoever is on the opposite facet each time we will,” stated de Guzman. “After this, I do know we have to work on our composure and on our concentrate on every little thing we do.”

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