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pvl 2024
18
May
2024

PVL 2024 ALL-FILIPINO CONFERENCE RECAP: Akari Chargers

The Akari Chargers entered the PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference with high hopes of reaching the semifinals. However, their goal remains elusive as the team is still in the process of integrating new players like Grethcel Soltones, Ced Domingo, and rookie Max Juangco, who were added during the offseason. Let’s take a look back at how...
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16
May
2024

PVL 2024 ALL-FILIPINO CONFERENCE RECAP: Nxled Chameleons

Photo: Premier Volleyball League The Nxled Chameleons had another impressive campaign in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL). After turning heads in their debut conference last year, the Chameleons entered the new season retooled with the addition of star player Ivy Lacsina — and once again, they showed promise. Let’s look back at Nxled’s performance in...
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09
May
2024

Coach Taka Minowa gives honest take on Ivy Lacsina’s first conference with Nxled

Photo: PVL Nxled Chameleons’ head coach, Takayuki Minowa, had high praise for Ivy Lacsina after her first conference with the team. Despite a slow start caused by a knee injury, Lacsina found her rhythm as the games progressed and ended the conference on a high note by scoring a career-high 28 points against Petro Gazz....
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06
May
2024

Tina Salak relishes return to coaching in the pros

Coach Tina Salak was one of the exciting additions to the Akari Chargers in the previous offseason. Fans were both thrilled and surprised by Salak’s return to the Philippines after abruptly stepping down as the head coach of the FEU Women’s Volleyball Team post-UAAP Season 85, where she transformed the Lady Tams into dark-horse contenders....
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30
Apr
2024

Ivy Lacsina leaves mark in debut conference with Nxled

Photo: Premier Volleyball League Last Saturday, Ivy Lacsina wrapped up her first conference as a Nxled Chameleon with a new career high of 28 points against the Petro Gazz Angels. Although falling short of her goal to help Nxled reach the semifinals, Lacsina credited her coaches for her stellar performance and growth in the All-Filipino...
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29
Apr
2024

Akari captain Mich Cobb keeps faith in the process

The Akari Chargers finished their PVL 2024 All-Filipino conference with a sweep of the cellar-dwelling Strong Group Athletics last Saturday. Akari, led by team captain Michelle Cobb, ended their campaign on a great note after a roller-coaster ride in this conference. “I think, samin, it’s just really ending the [conference] well and we’ve been through...
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24
Apr
2024

Nxled fends off gritty Capital1 in straight sets

The Nxled Chameleons shrugged off the pesky Capital1 Solar Spikers in three sets, 25-13, 25-23, 25-22, in the PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena, Tuesday night. Nxled bounced back from a loss against the Creamline Cool Smashers to improve their record to 4-6. More importantly, the win gave the Chameleons momentum heading into...
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22
Apr
2024

Akari falls to Chery Tiggo, slips out of semifinal contention

Photo: PVL The Akari Chargers suffered a three-set defeat at the hands of the streaking Chery Tiggo Crossovers, 17-25, 20-25, 17-25, in the PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference at the Santa Rosa Sports Complex in Laguna last Saturday. Akari slipped out of semifinal contention after losing six games in ten outings. Ezra Madrigal led Akari in...
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22
Apr
2024

Rodel Canino ‘very happy’ to find a home in Akari

During the previous offseason, the Akari Chargers not only bolstered their roster by adding stars Grethcel Soltones and Ced Domingo but also strengthened their coaching staff after the resignation of former head coach Jorge Souza de Brito. The Akari management decided to elevate Raffy Mosuela from assistant coach to interim head coach, and also hired...
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15
Apr
2024

Get to know more about Nxled head coach Takayuki Minowa off the court

It has been approximately seven months since Japanese coach Takayuki Minowa arrived in the Philippines to take on the head coaching duties of the Nxled Chameleons. In his short time mentoring his young squad, he has helped the players develop, enabling them to exceed expectations in two conferences of the Premier Volleyball League. In seven...
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