Vicente sets ‘humble’ goals for women’s volleyball team in SEA Games

first_imgMayweather, McGregor smack tour only free thing for fans Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant PH Women’s National Volleyball team. Photo by Bong LozadaNational team head coach Francis Vicente is refusing to set lofty expectations for his squad for the upcoming 2017 Southeast Asian Games.“We have a chance; I’m not saying what place, but we have a chance,” said Vicente in Filipino during the team’s media day at Arellano School of Law on Friday.ADVERTISEMENT El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes To prepare his team for the SEA Games and the 19th Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship, which will take place in the Philippines in August, Vicente and crew will travel to Japan to hold a training camp.The team will leave in late July for Japan and return to the country in August, and Vicente said they hope to improve their speed while abroad.“They have to gain the speed, because it’s ideal for the team to be fast-paced while on the court,” said Vicente. “We have the height, we have the skills, but we need to boost our speed.”ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet View commentscenter_img Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “I’m just being humble, I don’t want to say we’ll win gold, silver, or bronze, I’m just being conservative.”The Philippines is grouped with hosts Malaysia and 2015 silver medalists Vietnam.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsVicente added they have the tools to matchup against the host team, they just have to avoid being overconfident.“This team can win against Malaysia, as long as they don’t get too confident against the Malaysians,” said Vicente. “We just need the killer instinct.” Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim LATEST STORIES MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremonylast_img

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