MANILA, Philippines – Deanna Wong was in tears after leading Choco Mucho to a crucial win over F2 Logistics to secure second place in Group A and a two-beat advantage in the quarterfinals of the Open Volleyball Championship. wide English Premier League.
Wong delivered an excellent 44 sets and took five points as the Flying Titans overcame Cargo Movers, 21-25, 28-26, 25-20, 25-22, on Thursday at Paco Arena.
“Who wouldn’t be moved by this kind of victory? That’s something we’ve really worked hard on. Our team deserved to win,” said Wong, who arranged an appointment with PLDT, who finished third in Group B.
The former solid Ateneo player said she relies on trust and teamwork to bring out the best of Choco Mucho in her first PVL match against the mighty F2 Logistics team, which has won five titles. in the Philippine Superliga and Champions League of the Philippine National Volleyball Federation last year.
“It took time to realize that I had to really know my role and responsibilities to the team. I just think about what’s best for the team in my decision-making process. I enjoyed the match and fully believed it, especially since we have so many new players with only a month of preparation,” said Wong. “It’s all about faith and teamwork.”
Wong was also happy to have Des Cheng by their side after the slam dunk haunted her former team with crucial strikes in the third and fourth sets to finish with 10 points.
“It’s really great because in her own way, she’s a leader. It’s really great to have so many leaders on the team. And to get to know her, former MVP and former champion, it’s great that we get more lessons from her,” who set up on her new spiker.
Wong, one of the audience darlings at Choco Mucho, was delighted to have volleyball fans back in the stands as the quarter-finals began on Monday.
But the star midfielder remains focused on her team’s goal of winning it all when the quarter-finals begin next week.
“It’s great because it’s really a different atmosphere when they’re in the venue. But with or without, my mindset is to stay focused on the game,” said Wong.
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