Luck rolled Foton’s way as it landed on a favorable group following the drawing of lots for the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Asian Women’s Club Championship Wednesday at the Foton...
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Foton, reigning PSL Grand Prix champion will be the country’s representative this year and will be bracketed in Group A together with last year’s seventh-placer Vietnam for being the host.
The Toplander have yet to formally reveal their final lineup but hinted that American stars Lindsay Stalzer, Ariel Usher and Kristy Jaekel are strongly being considered to serve as their reinforcements aside from tapping PSL players from other teams to assemble a powerful, star-studded lineup.
“The PSL is solidly behind Foton in its goal of forming the best team possible,” Suzara said. “They don’t want to just simply compete but they want to make a serious run for the crown and make our country proud.”
“Boosting the national team program is one of the main objectives of the PSL,” said Suzara, adding that the league had already achieved so much in its three-year existence.
“We are very generous in giving our players all the international exposures they need. We want the country to regain its status as a powerhouse team in the region and we’re already taking the first few steps.”
Here are the individual awardees:
Most Valuable Player Jovelyn Gonzaga
Best Libero Anisa Yotpinit
Best Opposite Spiker Aiza Pontillas
Best Setter Tichaya Boonlert
2nd Best Middle blocker Maica Morada
1st Best Middle blocker Abigail Marano
2nd Best Outside spiker Honey Royse Tubino
1st Best Outside spiker Sutadta Chuewulim