Akari-PNVF

21
Jun
2024

TAKING RISK: Denesse Daylisan sees self-growth in first National Team stint

From Davao all the way to Thailand, outside hitter Denesse Daylisan has come a long way in her young career. Last night, Daylisan had her breakout game for the Philippines, scoring 22 points composed of 20 attacks, one block, and one ace in their four-set victory over India in the 15th Asian Women’s U18 Volleyball Championship (AVC). The Davaoeña showcased her full potential and helped the Akari-backed Philippine U18 team...
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21
Jun
2024

Akari-Philippines turns back India in four sets in 15th AVC classification round

The Philippines bounced back after two losses in the group stage.  The Akari-Philippines U18 Women’s Volleyball Team shrugged off a gutsy stand from India in four sets, 26-24, 15-25, 25-19, 25-22, to start its classification phase in the 15th Asian Women’s U18 Volleyball Championship at the Ratchaburi Gymnasium in Ratchaburi, Thailand last Thursday. With a 2-1 lead in the match, the Philippines kept India at bay in the fourth set...
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19
Jun
2024

Akari-Philippines bows to defending champs Japan, heads to classification phase of 15th AVC U18

The Akari-Philippines U18 Women’s Volleyball Team yielded to reigning champions Japan in three sets, 5-25, 16-25, 14-25, in Pool B of the 15th Asian Women’s U18 Volleyball Championship at the Ratchaburi Gymnasium in Ratchaburi, Thailand, Tuesday night. The Philippines slid down to 0-2 and is headed to the classification round after failing to secure a win in the group stage. In the first set, the Philippines could not find holes...
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18
Jun
2024

Akari-Philippines loses to Iran in straight sets to open 15th AVC U18

The Akari-Philippines U18 Women’s Volleyball Team fell to Iran in three sets, 20-25, 19-25, 25-20, to begin its 15th Asian Women’s U18 Volleyball Championship in Ratchaburi, Thailand, last Saturday. After losing the first two sets, the Philippines looked to extend the match as they led Iran midway through, 11-9. However, the Iranians unleashed a 13-3 run to leave the Philippines in the dust with the score of 16-22. Akari-Philippines did...
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12
Jun
2024

Akari-Philippines returns to win column with bounce-back win over Australia

Photo from: SMM Volleyball NAKHON PATHOM, THAILAND — The Akari-Philippines U18 Women’s Volleyball Team wasted no time getting back on the winning track, fending off Australia in four sets, 25-16, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, in the 22nd Princess Cup Women’s U18 SEA Volleyball Championship at the Nakhon Pathom Municipal Gymnasium, Tuesday. Team captain Herlyn Serneche powered the Philippines with 18 points made from 13 attacks, three aces, and two aces. Outside...
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10
Jun
2024

Akari-Philippines’ win streak snapped, falls to Thailand in straight sets

Photo from: SMM Volleyball NAKHONPHATOM, THAILAND — After a hot start to their 22nd Princess Cup Women’s U18 SEA Championship campaign, Akari-Philippines U18 Women’s Volleyball Team suffered its first loss in the tournament at the hands of home team Thailand, 15-25, 12-25, 11-25, at the Nhakonphatom Gym, Monday. Kim Rubin was the lone Filipina player to score in double digits with 11 points built from 11 attacks, while Deneese Daylisan...
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10
Jun
2024

Akari-Philippines turns back gritty Malaysia for second straight win

Photo from: SMM Volleyball The Philippines are off to a strong 2-0 start.  NAKHONPATHOM, THAILAND — The Akari-Philippines U18 Women’s Volleyball Team overcame a tough four-set challenge from Malaysia, 25-20, 27-29, 25-22, 25-18, to capture their second straight win in the 22nd Princess Cup Women’s U18 South East Asian Volleyball Championship at the Nakhonpathom Gym, Sunday. After taking the first set, the Philippines saw itself staring at a 22-24 deficit...
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06
Jun
2024

Akari powers up PH U-18 Women’s Volleyball Team for upcoming tournaments in Thailand

Akari is not taking its foot off the gas pedal in helping Philippine Volleyball grow from the grassroots to the international level. After showing support for the Alas Pilipinas Women’s Volleyball Team at the 2024 AVC Challenger’s Cup last month, the Lighting and Technology Company remained committed to its goal. Akari lent its hands to the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) by managing and sponsoring the U18 Women’s Volleyball Team...
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24
May
2024

Fifi Sharma shines bright in Alas Pilipinas debut

Photo from: PVL | Joaqui Flores Akari Chargers’ middle blocker Fifi Sharma had an electrifying debut for Alas Pilipinas in the 2024 AVC Challenge Cup For Women at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum on Thursday night. Sharma, who chipped in seven points in her first game for the national team, did not shy away from the spotlight while also giving credit to her setter, Jia De Guzman.  “All I did was...
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04
Jul
2023

Akari takes new heights in partnership with PNVF and VNL

Akari is not new to advancing Philippine sports. Since 2016, the Company has supported Adamson University’s men’s basketball, girls’ and women’s volleyball teams and the pep squad. In 2019, it again backed up the 2019 Collegiate Conference champs ADU Lady Falcons in the Premier Volleyball League.  Three years later, the Company took a leap in the pros, forming its own professional team – the Akari Power Chargers. Then just last...
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20
Jun
2023

Akari Chargers Nisperos, Madrigal star in Philippines’ win over Macau

Photo credits: AVC Asian Volleyball Cup/ Twitter   Akari Chargers Nisperos, Madrigal star in Philippines’ win over Macau   The Philippines opened its campaign in the 2023 AVC Challengers Cup with a bang, defeating Macau side in straight sets, 25-14, 25-12, 25-9, Monday afternoon in Indonesia. And giving the Nationals a jolt are members of the Akari Chargers, including head coach Jorge de Brito and a slew of players who...
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15
Mar
2023

AKARI CONTINUES TO LIGHT WAY FOR VOLLEYBALL WITH ‘CHALLENGE SYSTEM’ DONATION TO PNVF

AKARI CONTINUES TO LIGHT WAY FOR VOLLEYBALL WITH ‘CHALLENGE SYSTEM’ DONATION TO PNVF   In its latest move to continue supporting the growth of volleyball in all levels in the country, Akari Lighting has completed its donation of a video challenge system (VCS) to the Philippine National Volleyball Federation this week. The challenge system is a video review of specific sequences in a game wherein a team can request to...
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01
Sep
2022

Akari-backed National Team earns best finish in AVC Cup

The Philippine national women’s volleyball team supported by Akari registered the best finish by the country in the Asian Women’s Volleyball Cup after nabbing sixth place in the nine-team tourney in Pasig last August. Parading a core of multiple-time PVL champs Creamline, the Nationals dropped their first two matches before outworking Iran in a thrilling four-set affair and then shutting the door on South Korea to enter the quarterfinals. The...
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15
Aug
2022

Akari seals partnership with PNVF

Akari threw its support behind the Philippine National Volleyball Federation, committing to help bankroll the national women’s team program. In a press conference last July, PNVF president Tats Suzara and Akari Sports director Russell Balbacal formalized the partnership, with both sounding optimistic about the partnership. Suzara extended his thanks to Akari Lighting and Technology Corp. for believing in the federation’s programs. On the other hand, Balbacal assured Suzara that the...
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