The PLDT High Speed Hitters, the professional volleyball team of PLDT, are gearing up for the upcoming Premier Volleyball League Invitational Conference which opens on July 9.
“We are excited to see our team back on the court in the upcoming conference. We will continue to support our team and help them achieve their goals to improve with every game,” said Jude Turcuato, Head of Sports at PLDT and Smart.
“This is an opportunity for us to move at least one step forward and display our players’ skills once again,” said Head Coach George Pascua.
The PLDT High Speed Hitters will return to the hardcourt with Creamline, Petro Gazz, Chery Tiggo, Cignal, Choco Mucho, and Army Black Mamba. Two international teams will also join the action during the semifinals, Kobe Shinwa Women’s University of Japan and Taipei King Whales, the top team in the Taiwan Volleyball League.
“It is only our second conference as a team, and we are expecting to apply what we have learned from the first and in our training the past few months. Any team would wish for a championship, but I would rather expect a good result first, one game at a time,” said veteran middle blocker Mika Reyes. “We’ve been practicing regularly and building our team chemistry. We are still a work in progress, but our outlook is promising,” she added.
Volleyball fans can catch the exciting volleyball games on Smart’s GigaPlay App. Downloadable on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, GigaPlay is Smart’s streaming app especially developed to offer a suite of curated sports and entertainment content to subscribers.
Smart’s coverage of the PVL Invitational Conference adds to GigaPlay App’s lineup of top-notch sports content, which includes the streaming of the UAAP, NBA, PBA, FIBA, and VNL games. Aside from sports, GigaPlay also features exclusive world-class entertainment content, including concerts, music awards, and Korean entertainment content like TVN, KCON:TACT, and Hallyu Hangouts.
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Volleyball fans can follow the journey of PLDT High Speed Hitters through their official Instagram account: https://instagram.com/pldthighspeedhitters/, official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/HighSpeedHitters/, and official TikTok account: www.tiktok.com/@pldthighspeedhitters.