Marck Espejo shines in triumphant Thailand debut | Inquirer Sports

Marck Espejo shines in triumphant Thailand debut

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 10:34 PM January 19, 2020
Marck Espejo

Photo taken from Marck Espejo’s Twitter account

MANILA, Philippines—Marck Espejo debuted in the Thailand Volleyball League in style, leading Visakha over Prince Finance, 25-22, 25-21, 18-25, 25-22, Sunday.

The Filipino star impressed in his first game, unleashing 25 points and was named Player of the Game for last year’s bronze medalists.

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Espejo showed his monstrosity on the court with a devastating facial of a spike in the fourth set that clocked in at 101 kilometers per hour and giving Visakha a 13-8 lead.

He then, pulled off another trick up his sleeve with a booming kill for Visakha’s 24-20 match point.

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“Maybe we’re waiting for the game to end and then, we all relaxed,” said Espejo, who added that he and his teammates still have a lot of room for improvement.

Espejo teamed up with Brazilian import Kaio Fabio Rocha and Thai international Kitsada Somkane throughout the four-setter.

Visakha is Espejo’s second team outside of the Philippines after he played for Oita Miyoshi Weisse Adler in the 2018-19 Japanese V.Premiere League.

Before heading overseas, Espejo played for Cignal leading the HD Spikers to the 2019 Open and Reinforced Conference titles in the Spikers’ Turf.

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