Cignal PH bet in Asian volley tilt
The Philippine Superliga will represent Team Philippines to the Asian Volleyball Confederation men’s club championship which starts Aug. 11-18 in Chinese Taipei.
PSL president Ramon “Tats’ Suzara tasked one of the league’s top squad Cignal HD to form the national team to the prestigious meet held in the Philippines last year.
Cignal coach Sammy Acaylar said they have been regularly practicing at La Salle Greenhills and are just waiting for the arrival of two American players who will backstop the crew.
“Yes we are ready, we have started practicing two weeks ago, hopefully we get the team complete and have the Americans arrive as early as possible,” said Acaylar.
Among the players in the line-up are libero Sandy Montero, Jay dela Cruz, Edmar Bonono, Red Christensen Jeffrey Lansangan, Alex Faytaren, Bonjomar Castel and Paco Capate.
“This is a very tough tournament because all the best national teams are here playing for their respective clubs,” said Acaylar.
He said they are aiming to do better than the 8th place finish the country had last year.
“Last year we can choose the draw, but now we have to play any team are bracketed, so it’s a tougher assignment. But we will be ready,” added Acaylar.
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