16. 02. 2019

PHI W: Foton and Sta. Lucia open Superliga in a winning way

Source: Photo: twitter.com/SuperLigaPH

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Foton and Sta. Lucia were the teams that scored wins at the Philippine Superliga opening.

 

Foton had a little bit easier game compared to STA. Lucia clash. They took a 2-0 lead but the home team answered in the third set, extending the game for one more set. In the fourth, Foton controlled the situation on the court and won the game 3-1.

The first ever Turkish player in the Philippines league, Selime Ilyasoglu, was one of the most dominant players, scoring 19 points for Foton.

STA Lucia managed to defeat Generika Ayala in a very uncertain game. They had to play the tie-break and after a great battle they won the match 3-2.

Philippines Superliga, round 1:

United Volleyball Club - Foton 1-3 (24-26, 20-25, 25-15, 21-25)

Sta. Lucia – Generika Ayala 3-2 (25-21, 22-25, 25-23, 16-25, 16-14)

 

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1 Comments about "PHI W: Foton and Sta. Lucia open Superliga in a winning way"

18.02.2019 | 04:52 |   ST [unregistered]

As exciting as it is to see foreigners putting up a show for your fans, it does nothing to help the development of the local talents. And some teams even have Filipino Americans playing as 'locals', while still having the additions of foreign players on the same team as well. Why not just have those Fil American count as the foreigners, so they won't take the space of locals? The Philippines ranks #117, I think you guys should get your act together first. Even North Korea ranks higher, has a NT and program, but no league........and that says a lot. lol

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