NAKHON RATCHASIMA—A true, solid national volleyball team.This what Philippine team standard bearers Alyssa Valdez and Aby Maraño are hoping to form as they “take the initiative” to meet up with current members as well as aspiring players even when their respective leagues are in season and there is no international event scheduled yet.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Consistency, according to the duo, is what’s needed by the national team which blew away winnable matches against higher ranked teams to end up ninth overall in the Asian Volleyball Confederation Asian Cup.Japan and China were locked in the battle for the championship late Sunday.Australia and Iran, which narrowly escaped the Philippines’ claws, were also battling for seventh place.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 Chriss“It’s very important to know our strengths and weakness during the crucial part of the matches,” said Valdez.“We can achieve that by playing, training or bonding with one another so we know each other even off the court,” added Maraño.Between now and the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, the Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas Inc., led by Peter Cayco, will field the nationals in international competitions and training camps.But until then, the players will go their separate ways. MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown 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 award View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sneaking in training for the SEA Games, even with the club leagues ongoing, is possible because because it’s for the Philippines,” said Valdez.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Archers, Tamaraws notch 2nd wins via routs Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Don’t miss out on the latest news and information.
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Manchester United De Gea offers middle-fingered response to cheeky Mata ‘love’ post Chris Burton Last updated 2 years ago 20:29 10/31/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Manchester United Premier League David de Gea The Manchester United and Spain team-mates have been trading blows during a comical exchange on social media David de Gea has offered a middle-fingered response to a cheeky social media post from Manchester United team-mate Juan Mata.On Monday, following the Red Devils’ latest training session, Mata took the opportunity to poke fun at his Old Trafford colleague.United 19/20 to beat Benfica to nil Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player The Spain international jokingly suggested that his fellow countryman is rather fond of him, with admiring glances being shot in his direction.Find someone who looks at you the way @D_DeGea looks at me. pic.twitter.com/MxZoAGyjqR— Juan Mata García (@juanmata8) October 30, 2017Mata’s post soon went viral, with supporters around the world quick to hail the comedic qualities of the popular playmaker.It took a while for De Gea to notice that he was the subject of social media banter, but his response was just as amusing when it arrived.The exchange between Mata and De Gea would suggest that there is a relaxed mood inside the United camp ahead of their Champions League clash with Benfica on Tuesday.The Red Devils have every right to be upbeat, as they head into European competition on the back of an important 1-0 victory over Tottenham in their latest Premier League outing.Jose Mourinho has his side very much in the domestic title picture, while also progressing positively in the Carabao Cup and on the continent. Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries. read more