#PSLSuperCup Today: #PSLShine vs PHI National Team; #PSLSparkle vs University of Tsukuba

“We’re excited for this event,” Nakanishi said. “I don’t know much about Filipino volleyball, but I’m looking forward to playing against these teams.”

“For us this is a good exposure for the players and the coaches as well. And it is a big deal for us that we will be able to help the national team. So we will give our best to give them a great game.”

PSL Supercup Begins This Tuesday Together with Tsukuba University Volleyball Team

Aside from the league’s two selection squads in Team Sparkle and Team Shine, the women’s volleyball team of Tsukuba University will also challenge the Nationals in this short tourney that is backed by Foton and Summit Hotel Greenhills.

Tsukuba is the reigning champion of the All-Japan Intercollegiate Volleyball Championship and is tipped to come up with a solid performance in this battle that was conceptualized by all eight PSL teams in a bid to help the Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas, Inc. in preparing the national squad for the biennial meet.

Cignal HD Grabs Bronze

“They really wanted to bounce back from their heart-breaking semis loss last Tuesday,” said Cignal coach Edgar Barroga, whose wards were looking good in the early part of this short, but very competitive conference, until they ran into powerhouse Petron and F2 Logistics in the crucial stretch.

“They wanted to prove that this is a championship-caliber team. That’s why they played like this.”
Barroga added that for them, their bronze medal shines like gold.