September 07, 2022

Philippine NT flies to Thailand for ASEAN GP

Creamline-Philippines flew to Thailand on Wednesday as they compete in the  Second ASEAN Grand Prix beginning Friday in Nakhon Ratchasima. 


Except for Indonesia, the nationals have already faced the Thais and the Vietnamese in the nine-team AVC Cup for Women ruled by Japan.


The Philippines will face Thailand at 7 p.m. on Friday, Vietnam at 4 p.m. on Saturday, and Indonesia at 4 p.m. on Sunday.


The ASEAN Grand Prix was first staged in 2019 with two legs with the Philippines finishing with the bronze medal in the Nakhon Ratchasima and Santa Rosa (Laguna) editions.  


Jia de Guzman, a member of the 2019 team, will lead the squad. Joining her are Tots Carlos, Jema Galanza, Ced Domingo, Jeanette Panaga, Michele Gumabao, Ella de Jesus, Risa Sato, Pau Soriano, Kyla Atienza, Fille Cayetano, Kyle Negrito, Rosemarie Vargas and Rizza Mandapat.


Sherwin Meneses is the head coach with Karlo Santos and Bok Morado as his assistants and Mark Caron as strength and conditioning coach.