November 18, 2022

Alyssa Valdez grateful to 19k strong that watched Rebisco derby

Alyssa Valdez made sure to thank the massive crowd that traveled to Pasay to watch the Creamline-Choco Mucho clash at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in the 2022 Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference.



A total of 19,157 fans witnessed the Cool Smashers and the Flying Titans figure in a thrilling four-set match with the former coming out with the win. The turnout was the highest for the league during the pandemic era.



“Sulit na sulit. Always gonna be grateful for all the fans who travel from all over the country just to watch this game. Talagang nagkakaubusan ng tickets,” said Valdez right after the victory.



Tots Carlos, who played her best game so far for Creamline, echoed her team captain’s statements.



“Kaya pala wala akong marinig. Okay naman. Di, siyempre we’re happy especially for Rebisco na may ganitong pagtitipon ng mga tao. For sure, sir Jo [Ng] is very happy na maraming sumusuporta sa Rebisco teams,” added Carlos.



The two-time PVL MVP scored 25 points on 18 attacks, six blocks, and one ace to go along with 18 excellent receptions and 16 excellent digs while Valdez added 14 points and 15 excellent digs to help the Cool Smashers clinch the number one seed in the Reinforced Conference with a 7-1 standing.



Valdez hopes that fans continue to support the league and volleyball in general.



“Maraming maraming salamat. We really want to say thank you to all of you and we really appreciate you all. We hope you - as much as we love the sport - sana mas mahalin nila at mas ma-appreciate nila yung sport at players, may it be from other teams.”