Cocolife gets shot at ‘best’ team Petron
For Cocolife coach Moro Branislav, Petron is the “best team in the league right now.”
Coming from the Serbian mentor, that also makes the Blaze Spikers a target for just about everyone in the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga Grand Prix.
“The connection between the setter (Rhea Dimaculangan) and (import Lindsay) Stalzer is very good,” said Branislav, who handled both players back when he was coach of Foton.
Then Branislav issued a veiled threat: “To be the best, you have to beat the best. That’s what we want to do.”
The Asset Managers, on a four-game winning streak, get a crack at it when they face the Blaze Spikers Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre.
Petron coach Shaq delos Santos said they are not relaxing even with their 6-0 slate.
“The objective is to win the championship. This is a tough tournament and we have to keep on improving,” said Delos Santos.
Defending champion F2 Logistics squares off with Cignal in the other match as the top teams size each other up before the crucial rounds.
Grand Prix format calls for a single round eliminations which will determine their rankings for the Pool round.
Pool A will include the first, third, sixth and eighth seeded squads, while Pool B will be composed of second, fourth, fifth and seventh ranked clubs.