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Finally! Valdez tows the Philippines to victory


Alyssa Valdez led the Philippines once again to score a victory against Kazakhstan, 25-22, 25-23, 20-25, 25-17, in the ongoing 2018 Asian Women’s Volleyball Cup in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand Tuesday.

Kazakhstan sent its team B for this tournament, different from the group that played in the 2018 Asian Games.

Kazakhstan instantly capitalized on the mistake of the Philippines, 2-8. The Filipinas immediately brought the lead down to three, 17-20, but the Kazakhstan overpowered them to extend the match into a fourth set, 20-25.

The Philippines slowly woke up in the fourth quarter, avoiding another meltdown, 25-17.

The Filipinas finished the group round with 1-2 record and will next play in the classification round.