Alyssa, Aby wants more ‘consistent’ nat’l team

first_imgNAKHON 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 commentscenter_img 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. last_img