PH ladies’s, males’s seaside volleyball groups advance in AVC tilt
Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons in a AVC Continental Cup match. AVC PHOTO
MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines ramped up its bid for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after each of its women and men’s seaside volleyball groups superior of their respective divisions within the AVC Continental Cup Friday in Nakhon Pathom in Thailand.
Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons surprised New Zealand’s Francesca Kirwan and Olivia Macdonal in three units, 21-12, 17-21, 15-9, placing the Philippines at a 1-1 tie in opposition to the Kiwis within the ladies’s semifinals.
One other Golden Match between the 2 international locations will probably be performed to see who will advance to the finals and face Japan.
PHI 1’ Cherry Ann Rondina/Bernadeth Pons discuss concerning the match in opposition to NZL 1, which they beat 2-1, in AVC Continental Cup Semi-finals in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand in Friday. #FIVB #AVC #AVCVolley #AsianVolleyball #AvcContinentalCup pic.twitter.com/QbdsCe4a15
— Asian Volleyball Confederation (@AsianVolleyball) June 18, 2021
“We’re ecstatic as a result of we gained the sport in opposition to New Zealand and we by no means anticipated that we’d win in opposition to such skilled veterans,” stated Rondina in Filipino in an interview posted on the AVC Twitter web page. “We by no means considered our peak drawback and what we did earlier is give our greatest and naturally to make the Filipinos proud.”
“Thanks to all of the Filipinos who supported us and I do know that even when we’re in Thailand that you simply’re watching on-line. Thanks and I hope t
Jude Garcia and Jaron Requinton in a AVC Continental Cup match. AVC PHOTO
hat you proceed supporting us,” stated Pons in Filipino.
Jude Garcia and Jaron Requinton defeated Lebanon’s Joe El Azzi and Paul Bou Akl 21-16, 21-17 within the Golden Match to assist the Philippines advance to the semifinals within the males’s division.
“Lebanon wouldn’t give in that simply so we actually needed to grind it out within the Golden Match, the winner will probably be who has the extra pleasure,” stated Jaron Requinton in Filipino.
A Golden Match is performed when two federations or international locations get right into a 1-1 tie with one another.
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