MANILA, Philippines – Both squads of the Philippine Men’s Beach Volleyball team downed Timor Leste in the Beach Volleyball opener on Friday, 29 November 2019, for the 30th Southeast Asian Games held in the Subic Tennis Court.
The tandem of Edmar Bonono and Jude Garcia gave the Pinoy spikers their first victory over Timor Leste with a 21-7, 21-16 triumph.
Likewise, the second men’s team of the Philippines Jaron Requinton and James Buytrago also made quick work of Timor-Leste S2, 21-7, 21-16.
The women’s squads of Sisi Rondina, Bernadeth Pons and Dzi Gervacio, Dji Rodriguez hope to carry on the momentum when they face Indonesia S1 and S2, respectively, Friday afternoon.
The “Sipons tandem” will take the sands at 5:30 p.m. while Gervacio and Rodrigue compete directly after them at 6:20 p.m. (Lloyd Tagbago/IAMIGO/CNS)