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30
Jul
2022

Akari is newest PVL team

Three years after backing Adamson University in the Philippine Volleyball League (PVL), Akari Lighting and Technology Corporation has officially joined the league as its tenth team.
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30
Nov
2023

Nisperos-less Akari puts on brave stand against Creamline in conference-ender

Pasig City – The Akari Chargers held their ground in a four-set defeat to the still-undefeated Creamline Cool Smashers, 28-26, 14-25, 23-25, 22-25, in the second PVL All-Filipino Conference 2023 at the PhilSports Arena. The Chargers played their last game this conference without the services of Faith Nisperos (back injury) and Trisha Genesis (fever). Even without two vital cogs, Akari gave the powerhouse Creamline a good fight until the very...
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25
Nov
2023

Akari’s brave stand falls short against Petro Gazz, Nxled bows down to Cignal

The Akari Chargers endure a heartbreaking four-set defeat at the hands of the Petro Gazz Angels, 18-25, 25-17, 22-25, 30-23, in the 2023 PVL All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City, Saturday. After a seesaw battle in the first three sets, the Petro Gazz Angels looked to run away with the win as they led 24-21 in the fourth. However, Chargers skipper Mich Cobb and Dindin Manabat rallied Akari...
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23
Nov
2023

Akari sweeps Galeries Tower, Nxled falters to Creamline in three sets

PASIG CITY — The Akari Chargers clobbered the Galeries Tower Highrisers in straight sets, 25-14, 25-21, 25-19, in the 2023 PVL All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena, Thursday. Fifi Sharma and Faith Nisperos posted 12 points apiece to lead the Chargers to their second straight win, while Dindin Manabat and Erika Raagas chipped in nine points each. Nisperos and Raagas also had a solid outing on defense with the former...
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18
Nov
2023

Chargers dominate Defenders, arrest three-game skid

CAGAYAN DE ORO — The Akari Chargers overpowered the Gerflor Defenders in straight sets, 25-18, 25-15, 25-19, to snap their three-game losing streak in the 2023 PVL All-Filipino Conference at the Aquilino Q. Pimentel Jr. International Convention Center, Saturday. Faith Nisperos regained her form as she led the Chargers with 11 points coming from attacks. Eli Soyud provided added boost from the bench with 11 markers as well, while Dindin...
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16
Nov
2023

Nxled takes second straight win at Galeries Tower’s expense

SAN JUAN — The Nxled Chameleons swept the Galeries Tower Highrisers, 25-22, 25-18, 25-17, to get their second consecutive victory in the 2023 PVL All-Filipino Conference at the FilOil Arena, Thursday. Jho Maraguinot led the way for Nxled with 13 points, seven excellent digs, and six excellent receptions. Moreover, Krich Macaslang and Lycha Ebon chipped in 11 and 10 points respectively. On the Galeries Tower side, Andrea Marzan was the...
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11
Nov
2023

Chargers bow down to Flying Titans in three sets

The Akari Chargers fell to the Choco Mucho Flying Titans in straight sets, 23-25, 21-25, 19-25, the 2023 PVL All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena, Saturday. Akari main gunners Dindin Santiago-Manabat and Faith Nisperos had subpar performances with only 12 and 10 points, respectively. On the other hand, Isa Molde and Maddie Madayag scored 13 points apiece, while Sisi Rondina and Kat Tolentino added 11 each. Trailing by six point...
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10
Nov
2023

Adamson falls short of comeback, drops Game 1 of SSL battle-for-bronze

The Adamson University Lady Falcons were denied of a reverse sweep by the Far Eastern University Lady Tamaraws in five sets, 20-25, 19-25, 25-12, 25-14, 12-25, in Game 1 of the Shakey’s Super League Pre-season Championship Battle for Bronze at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum, Friday. In the first set, FEU came out of the gate on fire as they built a 17-11 lead. Adamson came to as close as three,...
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09
Nov
2023

Chameleons put on gallant stand in loss to Chery Tiggo

Nxled did not go down without a fight. The Nxled Chameleons stood tall in a four-set defeat against the Chery Tiggo Crossovers, 25-22, 31-29, 23-25, 26-28, in the 2023 PVL All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena, Thursday. In the first set, the Chameleons played like a well-oiled machine as they established a 19-12 lead. However, the Crossovers countered with a 7-0 run to tie the set before the former regained...
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07
Nov
2023

Nxled endures three-set loss vs Choco Mucho

The Nxled Chameleons was handed a straight-sets loss by the Choco Mucho Flying Titans, 11-25, 20-25, 19-25, in the PVL All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena, Tuesday. Jhoana Maraguinot led the way for Nxled with 14 points and 13 excellent receptions, while Judith Abil contributed 11 points off the bench. Meanwhile, Choco Mucho’s Sisi Rondina topped the scoring with a game-high 16 points in 14 attacks and two blocks. The...
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05
Nov
2023

SSL Semis: Lady Falcons yield to Lady Bulldogs in straight sets

The Adamson University (AdU) Lady Falcons found the National University (NU) Bulldogs too much to handle as they lost in three sets, 13-25, 24-26, 20-25, in the semi-finals of the Shakey’s Super League Pre-season Championship at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum, Sunday. After receiving a drubbing in the first set, Adamson’s second stringers looked to turn the tide and level the match in the second frame. However, NU’s starters clawed their...
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02
Nov
2023

Gritty Chameleons fall to High Speed Hitters in four sets

SANTA ROSA, LAGUNA — The gutsy Nxled Chameleons could not sustain a first-set win as they bowed down to the PLDT High Speed Hitters in four sets, 25-22, 17-25, 11-25, 20-25, in the PVL All-Filipino Conference at the Santa Rosa Sports Complex, Thursday. The Chameleons displayed discipline in the opening frame, minimizing their errors and showing their cohesiveness to get race to a 1-0 advantage. Unfortunately, it all went down...
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31
Oct
2023

Chargers yield to HD Spikers in four sets

SAN JUAN — The Akari Chargers were sent crashing back to earth with a four-set loss to the Cignal HD Spikers, 18-25, 25-19, 21-25, 20-25, in the PVL All-Filipino Conference at the FilOil EcoOil Centre, Tuesday. After tying the match at 1 set apiece, the Chargers collapsed in the latter part of the third set as the HD Spikers capitalized on the crucial errors from the Akari side. Akari kept...
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28
Oct
2023

Nxled holds ground in three-set loss to Petro Gazz

CANDON CITY, ILOCOS SUR — The Nxled Chameleons brought the fight, but got warded off by veteran-laden Petro Gazz Angels in three sets, 23-25, 21-25, 22-25, in the second PVL All-Filipino Conference at the Candon Sports Arena, Saturday. Lycha Ebon and Cams Victoria scored 10 points apiece with the latter getting three markers from blocking department. Jhoana Maraguinot and May Luna hit nine points each for the Chameleons. On the...
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27
Oct
2023

Raagas says Akari ‘super motivated, super hungry’ to win

Erika Raagas proved to be a game changer in the Akari Chargers four-set win over the Farm Fresh Foxies last night in the second PVL All-Filipino Conference at the Ynares Center. When the Chargers lost the first set, head coach Jorge Souza De Brito inserted Raagas in the second frame to give his team’s offense a different look. True enough, the former Atenean opposite delivered as she scored 13 points...
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26
Oct
2023

Akari charges to second straight win, frustrates Farm Fresh in four sets

ANTIPOLO — The Akari Chargers overcame a first-set fiasco to finish off the Farm Fresh Foxies in four sets, 21-25, 26-24, 25-15, 25-21, and clinched their second consecutive victory in the 2023 PVL All-Filipino Conference at the Ynares Center, Thursday. Akari earned its first back-to-back wins in franchise history. After getting stunned in the first set, the Chargers survived a nail-biting second set to level the match at one set...
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24
Oct
2023

Chargers deal Crossovers first loss, return to win column

ANTIPOLO — The Akari Chargers got back to their winning ways and handed Chery Tiggo Crossovers their first loss in the PVL All-Filipino Conference in four sets, 25-20, 18-25, 25-22, 25-20, at the Yranes Center, Tuesday. Dindin Santiago-Manabat was hailed as the Best Player of the Game after exploding for 21 points coming from 16 attacks, four blocks, and one ace. Faith Nisperos led Akari’s supporting cast with 17 points...
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24
Oct
2023

Nxled gets first taste of defeat from F2

The Nxled Chameleons suffered its first loss in straight sets, 20-25, 14-25, 16-25, at the hands of the F2 Cargo Movers in the PVL All-Filipino Conference, Tuesday at the Ynares Center in Antipolo. Lefty opposite Lycha Ebon was the lone double digit scorer for Nxled, carrying the scoring load for the second straight game with 11 points all from attacks. Jho Maraguinot posted seven markers along with eight excellent receptions...
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19
Oct
2023

Akari suffers first defeat at the hands of PLDT

The Akari Chargers succumbed to the PLDT High Speed Hitters in three sets, 16-25, 16-25, 23-25, in the PVL All-Filipino Conference 2023 at the FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan, Thursday. Faith Nisperos and Dindin Manabat led the scoring for the Chargers with 11 and 10 points, respectively. The Chargers kept in step with the High Speed Hitters in the opening set before PLDT unleashed a 15-4 tun to take...
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18
Oct
2023

Coach De Brito lauds Chargers for following game plan in win over F2

Akari chief tactitian Jorge Souza Edson de Brito praised his players for pulling off a heart-stomping five-set victory over the mighty F2 Logistics Cargo Movers in the PVL All-Filipino Conference at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Tuesday night. De Brito commended the team for sticking to the game plan and not raising the white flag especially in the crucial moments of the match. “They never gave up, they respected their opponents,...
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17
Oct
2023

Chargers shock Cargo Movers in PVL All-Filipino Conference opener

The Akari Chargers stunned the F2 Logistics Cargo Movers in five thrilling set, 21-25, 25-20, 27-25, 19-25, 15-8, in their debut game in the season-ending Premier Volleyball League (PVL) All-Filipino Conference at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Tuesday. It was a total team effort for Akari as five Chargers barged into double digits in scoring. Dindin Manabat led the way for the girls in Magenta and Black with 19 points, followed...
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