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Jaja Santiago begins title defense with Saitama Ageo Medics


Volleyball star Alyja Daphne “Jaja” Santiago is set to begin her third stint with the Saitama Ageo Medics in the 2021-2022 Japan V. League this weekend.

The former National University Lady Bulldogs star and the Ageo Medics will open their title retention bid against Okayama Seagulls on Saturday, October 16, at 1 p.m. (Manila time).

Santiago settled for bronze medal finish with the Ageo Medics in the 2019-2020 season before playing a key role in the team’s championship run in the 2020-2021 season.

Santiago was coming off a championship run with the Chery Tiggo Crossovers in the 2021 Premier Volleyball League Open Conference where she was adjudged as season and finals MVP.