PVL kicks off new season with All-Star Game

first_imgBefore it officially gets its latest season started, the Premier Volleyball League will provide a tasty treat for its fans.The PVL kicks off its third season with its traditional All-Star Game on Saturday featuring the game’s established queens and some of the rising stars from the country’s premier league at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss A series of activities will precede the All-Star Game, including autograph signing and photo ops at 1 p.m. to be followed by the fans’ skills games.Tickets are pegged at P50 (upper box), P200 (lower box) and P500 (ringside, inclusive of a shirt and photo ops with the players).Pablo, who will banner Motolite’s campaign starting this season, will skipper Team X which features Creamline’s Jia Morado and Jema Galanza, Jonah Sabete and Cherry Nunag of PetroGazz, BanKo Perlas’ Jem Ferrer and Joy Dacoron, Akari-Adamson’s Rose Ponce, Pocari-Air Force’s Dell Palomata, Tacloban’s Dimdim Pacres, and Ateneo’s Vanessa Gandler, Kat Tolentino and Bea de Leon.Oliver Almadro will coach the team with Jasper Jimenez as assistant.The two-time champion Valdez, on the other hand, will banner Team Y that includes Creamline teammates Michelle Gumabao, Risa Sato and Melissa Gohing, BanKo Perlas’ Nicole Tiamzon and Kat Bersola, Ateneo’s Dani Ravena, Deanna Wong and Maddie Madayag, Jessey de Leon and Chie Saet of PetroGazz, Iriga Navy’s Grazielle Bombita and UP’s Isa Molde.ADVERTISEMENT Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations Jerry Yee will coach the squad with Air Padda assisting him.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war View commentscenter_img Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Alyssa Valdez, long considered the face of the sport and the reigning Open Conference MVP, and fellow power hitter Myla Pablo, also a former league MVP, head the two teams facing off in the league’s special offering for the fans, who have been the backbone of its success through the years.The 4 p.m. match, which will be aired live on television and via livestream, will be a charity duel that aims to generate funds for the benefit of the Hero Foundation.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges“This is our gift to the fans who have been supporting us and our way of raising funds for charity,” said Ricky Palou, president of the organizing Sports Vision Management Group, Inc.Special activities Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants LATEST STORIES Would Thurman be ready for Sen. Pacquiao? SEA Games hosting troubles anger Dutertelast_img