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Akari-PVL
21
Sep
2023

Jazareno seeks growth outside her comfort zone, thinks of family with Akari signing

The Akari Chargers JUST got tougher. Former Lady Spiker libero Justine Jazareno is officially set to join the Akari Chargers in the Premier Volleyball League.  More than a month back, rumors about Jazareno’s sudden move to the pros shocked the Philippine volleyball community.  Fans thought that the La Salle standout would complete her UAAP playing...
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10
Aug
2023

NXLED is newest to join PVL cast

There’s a new squad in town! The NXLED Chameleons are officially joining the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) war starting the season-ending All-Filipino Conference happening on October 16. A sub-brand of Akari Lighting and Technology Corporation, NXLED is the latest expansion team in the country’s pro league. “We would like to thank the PVL for accepting...
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22
Jul
2023

Fifi Sharma set to bolster the Akari Chargers starting next conference

After their Invitational exit, the Akari Chargers will get a huge boost at the middle with the arrival of a UAAP Season 85 Women’s Volleyball Champion. The news of former De La Salle University (DLSU) Lady Spiker Fifi Sharma joining the Akari Chargers sent shockwaves to the Philippine volleyball community. Questions swirled around social media...
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20
Jul
2023

Chargers push battle-tested Angels to five sets in conference-ender

It might not show in the rankings, but the still-gelling Akari squad showed flashes of their potential throughout this conference. Following their opening loss to PLDT, the Chargers forced an elite Chery Tiggo crew to a deciding fifth set, held their own against the defending Invitational Conference champions Creamline, survived a tough challenge from Gerflor,...
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18
Jul
2023

Chargers barge into win column, outduel Defenders in five nerve-wracking sets

The Akari Chargers finally got a taste of victory after a nail-biting five-set combat with the gritty Quezon City Gerflor Defenders, 25-20, 22-25, 27-25, 25-27, 15-12, in the 2023 PVL Invitational Conference at the PhilSports Arena, July 18. Super rookie Faith Nisperos duplicated her output from last game with 18 points and six excellent receptions....
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15
Jul
2023

Chargers stand tall in four-set defeat to Cool Smashers

The Akari Chargers held their ground against the defending champions Creamline Cool Smashers before ultimately losing in four sets, 19-25, 26-24, 24-26, 19-25, in the 2023 PVL Invitational Conference at the PhilSports Arena, July 15. Dindin Santiago-Manabat came off the bench and answered the call for the Chargers together with rookie Faith Nisperos. The duo...
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13
Jul
2023

FAITH IN HERSELF AND THE TEAM: Nisperos bounces back, believes Chargers are slowly coming together

Akari’ prized recruit Faith Nisperos was held to a dismal five-point and six-dig outing in the Chargers’ first game loss against the PLDT High-Speed Hitters in the 2023 PVL Invitational Conference last July 1. Surely, no one felt more disappointed on her performance than herself; so she want back to the drawing board and trained...
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12
Jul
2023

Krich Macaslang ready to provide spark for the Akari Chargers

Middle blocker Krich Macaslang was one of the bright spots in Akari’s loss to the Chery Tiggo Crossovers last night. Macaslang might not have ramped up explosive numbers for the Chargers, but her energy from the bench served as a boost to Akari’s morale especially when they were down after sets one and three. “Well...
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12
Jul
2023

SETTER DANI: Ravena answers the call in Mich Cobb’s absence

Amidst missing the services of Michelle Cobb in last night’s game vs Chery Tiggo, head coach Jorge Souza de Brito pulled off a trick he had under his sleeves — and that was libero-turned-setter Dani Ravena. Serving as backup to starting setter and team captain Jaja Maraguinot, Ravena stepped up to the plate and showed...
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11
Jul
2023

Chargers bow to Crossovers in five-set thriller

The Akari Chargers fell to the Chery Tiggo Crossovers in five nerve-wracking sets, 18-25, 25-22, 19-25, 25-17, 7-15, in the 2023 PVL Invitational Conference at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. Eli Soyud topscored for the Chargers with 18 points with 15 coming off spikes, while three from attacks. On the other hand, Trisha Genesis...
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