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pvl all filipino
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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18
Mar
2024

Akari bounces back with sweep of Nxled

SANTA ROSA, LAGUNA — The Akari Chargers got back on the winning track with a straight-sets win over Nxled, 25-17, 25-19, 25-20, in the PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference at the Sta. Rosa Sports Complex last Saturday. Fifi Sharma spearheaded the attack for the Chargers with 13 points, while Ced Domingo and Grethcel Soltones added 13...
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08
Mar
2024

Soltones aims to provide more than just scoring for Akari

Grethcel Soltones has been fitting in perfectly for the Akari Chargers so far despite their slow start in the PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference. Last Tuesday, the Chargers finally entered the win column with a straight-sets victory over the Farm Fresh Foxies thanks to Soltones’ 16-point performance and 10-excellent-reception output. “Happy kasi siyempre bago ako sa...
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07
Mar
2024

Mich Cobb hopes Akari carries momentum after win against Farm Fresh

After opening the PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference at 0-2, the Akari Chargers barged into the win column with a sweeping victory over the Farm Fresh Foxies. Team captain Michelle Cobb heaved a sigh of relief as her team finally clinched its first win following a rough start. “Siyempre lahat naman po kami masaya and kailangan...
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06
Mar
2024

Akari blanks Farm Fresh to clinch first victory

The Akari Chargers made quick work of the Farm Fresh Foxies, 25-19, 25-15, 25-22, to secure their first win in the PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena, Tuesday night. The Chargers, leading two sets to none in the match, found themselves trailing in the third set, 18-20, after a cross-court hit from Chinnie...
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01
Mar
2024

Fifi Sharma: I really love playing under pressure

Fifi loves the bright lights. In a four-set loss to the Creamline Cool Smashers, Akari’s middle blocker Fifi Sharma displayed her best performance so far in the conference, scoring 14 points, which included of 10 attacks, three blocks, and an ace. Having played in big games in the past, Sharma is no stranger to pressure,...
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01
Mar
2024

Akari puts on gallant stand in defeat to Creamline

The Akari Chargers held their ground in a four-set loss to the defending champions Creamline Cool Smashers, 22-25, 25-21, 22-25, 19-25, in the PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena, Thursday night. Fifi Sharma had her best game so far in the conference as she topped the scoring with 14 points composed of 10...
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26
Feb
2024

Ivy Lacsina reflects on her debut performance against Choco Mucho

After initial reports of Ivy Lacsina sitting out until March due to a knee injury, the 6’1 outside hitter surprised volleyball fans last Tuesday when she checked into the game to start the second set. Nxled’s Japanese head coach, Taka Minowa, inserted Lacsina to provide a spark off the bench after the Chameleons lost the...
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26
Feb
2024

New team, same mindset for Akari newcomer Soltones

Grethcel Soltones finally made her much-anticipated debut for the Akari Chargers last Saturday. Heading to her first match as a Charger, Soltones played with the same approach as she did in the past—laying everything down on the floor. “Same mindset na all out every game, yun talaga, walang bago-bago so kanina nakikita niyo naman ako...
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25
Feb
2024

Chargers fall to HD Spikers in four sets to start PVL All-Filipino campaign

The Akari Chargers fell short against the Cignal HD Spikers in four sets, 25-21, 18-25, 12-25, 18-25, to open their PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Saturday night. Both teams went tit-for-tat in the first set, exchanging blows, with Cignal’s Ces Molina tying the first at 19-all. Akari then found its...
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